Bedford Ramblings
Steve Mills

Except for a few comments early on, this post has degraded to worthlessness.

Posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 10:30 AM
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  • Hi Steve and fellow blog readers.... something on my mind is the developing environmental disaster on 41A north.... specifically the auto salvage that is uphill of a stream. They say salvage but salvage what? They are piling cars on top of each other ..... they put up a green travesty of a "blind" that the wind has since shredded, allowing passerby's to see the accumulation of junk autos. Problem is when it rains the wash goes straight to a stream. Anyone else see this? Why is Bedford county/shelbyville so trashy?

    -- Posted by sixdogstwocats on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 11:28 AM
  • I am not sure what the rules/regulations are for junk yards in Bedford County. It could be a State thing but I will do some research.

    I agree that if I were down stream or down drainage from a junkyard, I would want to know what, if anything is being done to stop drain-off.

    Cars leak oil at every stop sign, so junk cars would do no less.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 12:05 PM
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    When the DOT repaved Webb Road East a few years ago, they said they were going to resurface Webb Road West(hwy 82)the next year. That year has never come yet? With the tractor/trailers speeding thru everyday, it is in need of resurfacing now in some spots.

    They have plenty time to do it before they have to find good roads to use their budget up on.(Government waste that Trump may put a stop to).

    -- Posted by sui on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 2:20 PM
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    I wish someone with a bulldozer would come along and bulldoze all those cars that park in the Post Office parking lot so we have to detour around them to check our mail.

    The operator could plow the cars onto the Railroad tracks so the next train would scatter them down the track somewhere else.

    Bell Buckle needs to Build a new Post Office on the other side of the railroad tracks and turn the rest of the old Post Office into the Bell Buckle Parking lot. If they installed Parking Meters in the Parking Lot, I wonder just how many people would still park there?

    Bell Buckle will never have enough parking spaces. Unless they build a few multi level parking Garages with yearly parking permits. Then maybe customers could park on the square to pay their water bill or eat their evening dinner.

    at the cafe. Just a solution that Bell Buckle can't afford. Can't you just imagine the Hike in the water bills for such a scheme?

    -- Posted by sui on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 2:43 PM
  • Bedford County Road department has been responsive to concerns we had but this is a TN Hwy. Don't know who to call on that, but I bet Bedford County will know.

    I approached the USPS about building a new PO about 10 years ago. We received an answer, but at the time they were not interested. The current building is privately owned so BB would have an obstacle trying to pave it over.

    Move much further away and I am sure a lot of folks who walk to the PO will complain. With the condition of the USPS, we may be lucky they have not closed it yet.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 4:49 PM
  • Why are the laws against slow drivers in the left lane never enforced?

    -- Posted by quietmike on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 6:42 PM
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    You are right Steve, I was just making a stupid complaint. As long as we have the craft fair here, it will never change, just like the noise control limits at night with all the trains roaring thru 24/7. You can't tell someone to stop making noise at night if you allow the trains to come thru blowing their trumpets all hours of the night.

    Actually the Post Office is in the right spot, but BB should fill in the Pot Holes and the low spot in the road that floods when it rains in front of the Post Office.

    -- Posted by sui on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 9:41 PM
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    quietmike, Probably because they are doing the speed limit! Just because people get in the left lane doesn't give them the right to drive over the speed limit, as tickets will verify. Unless they are, of course, "the Sovereignty"! Out of courtesy, people should stay in the right lane if they are only going to do the speed limit or slower. That leaves the left lane for speeders and the law enforcers, marked and unmarked and people who are going to get in the turning lane.

    -- Posted by sui on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 9:44 PM
  • Sui, you realize I was not calling your comment dumb, right? Maybe the bulldozing was extreme but I knew you were kidding. You were weren't you? :-)

    The cars are annoying when trying to get to the PO but if it weren't for the visitors, there wouldn't be much else in BB.

    Some say they get used to the trains. We had to spend a few nights in our store in Wartrace one year because of power outage and I'm not sure I would ever get used to them.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 10:14 PM
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    If the bulldozers aren't busy ploughing the PO or the cars in the parking lot maybe they could clear out the left hand lane. The slow pokes are almost as annoying as the professional protesters and should be treated the same.

    -- Posted by fair share on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 12:39 AM
  • Sui,

    The laws against driving in the left lane have nothing at all to do with the speed limit.

    TCA 55-8-115 says you are to drive in the right lane except to pass another vehicle.

    TCA 55-8-154 says it is a violation to impede the normal flow of traffic.

    No mention of speed in either of those laws.

    I can't remember the last time I've seen or heard of a ticket being written for either of those around here.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 7:11 AM
  • I'm not sure I have EVER seen where someone got a ticket for those things. But watch out for a bad taillight :-) (Just kidding officer) I have seen law enforcement "encourage" folks to move over, but not sure anyone learned anything except to watch their rear-view mirrors.

    Would it help to require all drivers to read, review and take a test every XX years? I cannot imagine that laws have not changed since I took my driver's test. It could all be done by mail or internet and no need for monitors to stop cheating. Just force them to refresh the laws in their head.

    Claiming you don't know about something isn't a defense anyway, but it really might help bring the safe driving back to the front of the mind, rather than lost in obscurity.

    It also was/is a law to use your turn signal or use a hand-signal when turning or stopping. The only hand signals I've seen in a long time are not in the list. :-)

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 8:53 AM
  • Anyone find out more about sixdogstwocats original concern? How or if junk yards are overseen and what environmental controls there might be?

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 8:55 AM
  • The county codes enforcement office would be the one to call about pollution runoff.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 3:13 PM
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    TCA 55-8-115 and TCA 55-8-154 are Codes and apply to "persons". Persons are corporations and not living people.

    These codes are there for the benefit of the law enforcement agents.

    Take TCA 55-8-115. Just how many persons are pulled over for driving in the left lane? Persons do that everyday of the week all day long. It is a law in case an enforcer needs an arrest. You can not fight it the way it is written unless you know the law. If that was a mandatory law, why are the people NOT arrested when they drive in the left lane unless they are speeding or have a tail light out or zigzagging in and out of traffic?

    TCA 55-8-154 sucks just as badly. For example, you are driving on the newly paved and widened Main Street with a turning lane. Who drives 30 MPH on this new highway when there are no cops around?

    This code would apply in this instance. If you don't do the speed of all the other cars, you are breaking this law. The cops know this but will tell you he didn't catch them, he stopped you for speeding and that doesn't have anything to do with the other drivers. Again going back to the TCA 55-8-115 Code, you are not allowed to drive in the left lane, unless you can prove you were passing another vehicle or there is another line in that code that does not include 4 lanes or more highways in town. We also have to consider what is the location! Is the highway inside the city limits or outside the city limits. Is it inside the county or outside the county and is it a state or Federal Highway! All these things apply because the LAW MUST BE SPECIFIC and DEFINITE.

    (In American constitutional law, a statute is void for vagueness and unenforceable if it is too vague for the average citizen to understand. There are several reasons a statute may be considered vague; in general, a statute might be called void for vagueness reasons when an average citizen cannot generally determine what persons are regulated, what conduct is prohibited, or what punishment may be imposed.)

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 3:39 PM
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    I always wanted a junk yard full of old model As and Bs. That never happened, althou I did own a couple 1936 coups a 1038 Buick and 40 Ford Pickup truck. I never had the money to restore them and finally gave them away to get rid of them. If I had of known what I do today, I would never have sold them so cheap. I would have sold my kids and kept the cars.

    As far as run off goes I don't think it is that harmful to streams. Most of the liquids that drain out of junk cars soak into the ground below the stream level. More like the drinking water level of wells.

    Stop and think for minute. Have you every seen the old dead decaying cows and varmints laying in the streams and creeks? That would worry me more than junk car leakage. You or your innocent kids could die from swallowing water in a clean, clear l@@king, cool stream of water in a ditch, creek or stream.

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 3:53 PM
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    All kidding and joking aside, you don't want me to invent a ray gun that would Transport the car and driver and all the passengers that pulled out in front of me then slowed down to a fantasy land. I would push a button and transport them off the side of the road or to never never land somewhere.

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 4:00 PM
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    What does everyone think about Walmart moving all the items around in the store. Now it takes longer to find your weekly supply of needs and wants and foods. When you do find them in a different location you will find the price is up. They think if they can confuse you, they can ask for more money. The new report that said food prices are down 1.3%. By moving the food to a new location in the store, not only can they reclaim that 1.3% decrease in price but add 1.3% to this new jacked up price to a 2.6% increase.


    I am not sure, haven't tested it yet, but I heard Walmart doesn't match prices anymore.

    Anyone know anything about that?

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 5:25 PM
  • You mean that happens to other folks too? as much as I used to drive, I've seen much more than my fair share of folks who are oblivious to anything behind them.

    And folks who get in that passing lane only to slow down and pace the car next to them. FOR MILES!

    Speaking of clean "looking" water, I was so disappointed when I was in Colorado years ago and found out that those clear mountain streams could easily have nasty chemicals from mining operations further up.

    I was in extreme NE Quebec where the paved roads finally ran out, then dirt roads and got out to enjoy being so far from civilization and found the streams running brown!

    BROWN! Not man made this time. Apparently the bogs extracted a color from the peat and it dyes the water. I had a styrofoam cup in the car and dipped water because I could not believe it was really brown.

    Could not bring myself to taste it and may have been just as well. Seems there was a bacteria of some sort that gave you montezuma's revenge until your body got used to it. Ran into that in Maine as well, only that time I drank it!

    So much for natural spring water. LOL

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 5:32 PM
  • Sui, I beg to differ.... run off of all kinds is harming our water supply. There are all kinds of metals in used motor oil... or maybe you also think changing your oil and chucking it in your back 40 is ok...... not!

    It all adds up. Down stream .... shelbyville is down stream from...and who is upstream from us? Maybe not your kids...or....

    -- Posted by sixdogstwocats on Fri, Mar 24, 2017, at 5:36 PM
  • Sui,

    I thought we settled that silly soverign citizen nonsense when i challenged you to pony up and prove it.

    Announce you're going to demonstrate shooting that sawed off shotgun, give a time and location with plenty of notice.

    When police try to arrest you, you can explain to them how the laws don't apply to you, and we can all watch the outcome.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Sat, Mar 25, 2017, at 8:44 AM
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    Well, I'll be Damned! And all this time I thought oil was taken out of the ground all these years. I do know they have been mining metals in the ground and caves for years, but I thought that was so they could use it to make things we eat out of, eat with, drink out of, buy and store our food in and to make plastic products. I wasn't aware they were strip mining to remove all the hazardous metals out of the hands of people, just to throw it away in the city and county dumps to seap back into the ground or rust or decompose upon the earth then bulldozed back into the soil! Huh! Shame on me. Where have I been for the past 75 years? Ever hear of Sea Level? That is the level that water seeks. Any water above sea level has a barrier of something it can not drain through. That water then flows in creeks and streams to a lower elevation until it seeks sea level. Oil is less dense than water so it floats on water. Oil and water doesn't mix, so oil in a steam can be removed if found on the water.

    I would be more concerned about Gasoline leaking from the autos and spreading into the stream or creek near by. Oil doesn't spread as far as gasoline, and the ground can be lit with a match where Gas is spilled on the ground.

    I am up stream from Shelbyville so all I can say is watch for the cow and pig poop coming your way. It may even flow in the stream you are speaking of. Of course, that won't hurt you as much as all that old rusty metal and chemicals in the oil that doesn't mix with water.

    One year we had locusts in the fish in all the streams and rivers that made the fish uneatable. That was probably worse than junk yard runoff.

    -- Posted by sui on Sat, Mar 25, 2017, at 5:54 PM
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    You must be brain dead when it comes to common sense.

    Why would I do anything that would get me arrested? That is just plain stupid! A Sovereign has to govern himself as there is no one who can tell him what he can or can not do.

    That is the LAW, however the law enforcement officers do not know the law. They think the law of the land is Obamacare.

    You are a 14th amendment citizen so you are bound by your statutory law.

    Because law enforcement officers only know what they are taught, they only know what has been taught to them. No one is going to teach you the Law of the Land which is common law per article III and not Article 4, section 3, clause 2.

    I saw no reason to continue our conversation because it was over your head.

    For example, did you ever find your 14th Amendment Citizenship papers that said you are a citizen of the United States? Or a copy of the oath you took to become a U.S. citizen?

    Have you ever read the 14th amendment citizenship oath everyone must take to be a U.S. Citizen?

    Were you born in a U.S. Territory, making you a U.S. Citizen?

    I would imagine that you don't even know what I am talking about.

    -- Posted by sui on Sat, Mar 25, 2017, at 5:54 PM
  • Sui, all I need to know about you ....

    -- Posted by sixdogstwocats on Sat, Mar 25, 2017, at 7:54 PM
  • Sui,

    No one knows what you're talking about because it's insanity.

    You repost stuff you've read on loony websites, without bothering (or knowing) how to research things for yourself.

    If you were arrested by those know nothing cops, you'd instantly be released by the judge, once you announce your sovereign status (unless the judges haven't been let in on the secret either).

    Then you could sue the cops for false arrest and malicious prosecution.

    I'm fairly certain I have much more training and experience in dealing with the law than you have, guilded flag or not.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 2:00 PM
  • Antifreeze would probably be the danger getting into a stream.....oil breaks down slowly and can contaminate ground and water for centuries especially in high quantities like under a junkyard!...I'm sure those dealing with such in our county have not looked into any violations for that particular site, or maybe they have and it's up to code by law, whose to say!...maybe he or she or they will get wind of the concern and add it to the overbearing work list they already have after this discussion anyhow!

    Someone mentioned Walmart, which is my pet peeve since my elderly mother mentioned she was scared driving through the truck stop that seems to have been at the front entrance of the lot for years without anyone dealing with it....you would think a "brain" would be capable of thinking that it could be annoying to others and at the least and out of natural courtesy park their trucks on the other side of the lot! But, what do I know, Just Saying!

    I am the evil one that slowly drives the limit in the right lane so the rest of the world can whiz on by or talk on their cells and ride my tail.....I do it for my safety mostly and as spite for those with a cell phone glued to their ear while handling a heavy piece of fast moving metal....besides, those elderly folks that naturally drive slow in the right lane must be doing that out of wisdom after being on the planet this long...and I can respect that....so that one is all me!

    -- Posted by chefgrape on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 2:55 PM
  • Pretty sure antifreeze got one of our cats during a hot dry summer some years ago. Dog got sick also but she survived. Closest junk yard was several miles away so not sure where they got it. Dangerous stuff since it smells sweet.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 4:14 PM
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    I usually do the speed limit unless my mind wonders, which happens more often at my ripe old age.

    I usually stay in the right lane on a Highway in the country, so if I have car trouble or a flat tire, I can get off the road quickly.

    In town I switch to lane that is going closest to speed limit. If I am going straight I stay in the right or middle lane. If I am going to turn left I get in the left lane. In Metropolitan Cities I always stay in a middle lane so I can change lanes to the left lane or the right lane in a hurry if I have to.

    I hurry up and reach the speed limit then cruise at the speed limit and watch all the jerks go around me in the left lane.

    Now, if I am in a hurry, all options are open. If I know it's safe I will weave in and out of cars. I know no law against that althou the cops will call it wreckless driving.

    I like Wreckless Driving. It means no wrecks to pay for.

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 5:07 PM
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    I don't question your much more training and experience in dealing with the law than I have BECAUSE...

    I do not need to know all those unlawful laws.

    The Law (Common Law) or Constitutional Law states that the government CAN NOT interfere with my enjoyment of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness!

    Anything anyone does to interfere with it is violating the Constitution and my Unalienable Rights, unless I have injured someone, destroyed his property or violated a contract I made with them.

    All Government employees took an oath to uphold and protect the U.S. Constitution and the State Constitution. If you violate those rights you have violated your oath of office as well. "Ignorance of the law is No Excuse".

    There is the one simple concept that law students learn in their very first weeks of criminal law class: Ignorance of the law is no excuse.




    The Supreme Court emphasized that a reasonably competent public official should know the law governing his conduct and ruled that victims can hold almost all public administrators personally liable for conduct that violates clearly established ... “constitutional rights of which a reasonable person would have known". Harlow v. Fitzgerald, 457 U.S. 800 at 818 (1982).

    "Ignorance of the law does not excuse misconduct in anyone, least of all in a sworn officer of the law." In re McCowan (1917), 177 C. 93, 170 P. 1100

    Is this where you would stand before the judge and confess that you are not a reasonably competent public official?

    "For a crime to exist, there must be an injured party. There can be no sanction or penalty imposed upon one because of this exercise of Constitutional rights."- Sherar v. Cullen, 481 F. 945.

    The People are not "subject to law" generally except for the criminal codes that are codified common law. Sovereignty itself is, of course, not subject to law, for it is the author and source of law; Yick Wo v. Hopkins , 118 U.S. 356 (1886).


    Let's look at your previous Statement:

    "Announce you're going to demonstrate shooting that sawed off shotgun, give a time and location with plenty of notice.

    When police try to arrest you, you can explain to them how the laws don't apply to you, and we can all watch the outcome."

    If I was one of those white supremacists who had no self control I could do just that, but would be arrested by the cops who don't know Common Law. Chances are, the cops would kill me thinking I was a dangerous criminal.

    So in reality, YOU Quietmike, are an instigator. You could allow someone with a weak mind to do such an act, which is in itself a violation of your right to freedom of speech. You are speaking publicly to Entice me to commit a known crime.

    This request is also a criminal offense, but being more trained and experience in dealing with the law than I am, you would know this!

    In criminal law, entrapment is a practice whereby a law enforcement agent induces a person to commit a ..... "'The Government Made Me Do It': A Proposed Approach to Entrapment Under Jacobson v. United States". Cornell L. R. 79 (45): 995,

    I have no intentions of making a case out of it, but you did make your request on a public forum. You just signed your name to it!

    If this was my blog, I would delete your request from yours and my comments, so nothing becomes of it. I would hate to see you get your ask chewed out for making a public dare - statement that is criminal. And this isn't the first time!

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 8:35 PM
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    I meant delete Quietmike and Sui's comments or not!

    If you have access to the source code delete these lines:

    Delete Lines 139-146


    Delete Lines 177-186


    Delete Lines 226 - 234


    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 8:55 PM
  • Unless things have changed, I can do one of two things. Let it ride or wipe out the the whole post.

    Compared to what I see on the fake news all the time, we have nothing to be concerned about.

    I am amazed at how blatant the folks are about putting out lies with no fear of legal retribution. Amazed and appalled.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 9:39 PM
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    It's like America is going brain dead more and more each day.

    For example

    Intell has came out and said There is no proof of Trump and or his admin being involved with Russia as far as spying goes.

    Intell also tells us that someone in there office leaked the information that named the people in Trumps Org that were wire tapped.

    And yes Intell has told us that they did listen in on Russian agents staying in Trump Towers. They discovered the Russians were talking to people in Trump's team, but nothing was said about the election.

    So there is absolutely no connection to Trump, his admin and Russia when it comes to spying or trading secret documents, etc., However it does PROVE that the Trump Towers were wire tapped! How much more proof do people need before they can understand Obama's admin was wiretapping Trump Towers. No one could have done it without the permission of Pres. Obama. Of course it was legal to wiretap the Russians staying at Trump Towers, but against the law to reveal the names of the Americans who were on the other line.

    Obama ordered the Intell to share all their information with each other and others like Home Land Security. There is where your leak happened. Too many Tar Babies to keep the security.

    So what I want to know is: Why is congress still investigating it? Why are the democrats still trying to lye about it when it has already been solved?

    And why is Director Comey coming back to testify more behind closed doors?

    If this isn't all over, then people have lied all year long.

    My biggest question is this!

    If the FBI investigated Hillary and discovered that Russia hacked into her email which had classified information on it, why isn't anyone talking about the classified information that Russia Got off Hillary's servers? Why isn't Hillary before Congress again answering to charges of Treason? They only seem to be interested in what Trump and Putin may have said to each other. That has got nothing to do with our Security, yet what Hillary had on her servers were classified according to James Comey and if Russia hacked into her servers, Russia knows what Hillary had on her servers. Russia seemed to know everything else that was going on with the DNC.

    But then again, How do we really know this information came from Russia that Wikileaks brought out during her campaign.

    Because our own Intelligence Agencies are all lying about what really happened including the FBI, how can we be sure of anything they tell us from now on?

    It is like I said earlier, congress is just going to ask stupid questions and not learn anything.

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 10:44 PM
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    No problem here Steve!

    Quietmike was just making a Hypothetical point as to what might happen if I did have a sawed off shotgun and did...!

    I don't even own a shotgun let alone a sawed off shotgun, so this is all just Fake Hypothetical News, lol.

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Mar 26, 2017, at 11:29 PM
  • Sui,

    My making that offer, knowing you wouldn't practice what you preach is not entrapment, nor is it a violation of my freedom of speech (would love to know the mental gymnastics you used to get that).

    Essentially you are saying you don't have to follow all these laws because you are a soverign citizen, but you will anyway, just to avoid the hassle.

    How convenient.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Mon, Mar 27, 2017, at 4:08 AM
  • He (sui) used to have a similar spill on paying income taxes.

    Claimed we did not have to...but he did just to avoid a hassle.

    This was back when he was "unique lies" before he transformed into "sui".

    Same ole sh** different day.....on and on and on and.....

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Mon, Mar 27, 2017, at 4:44 PM
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    Life is hard enough as it is. Why make it harder and more miserable?

    A Brain Dead individual might well commit crimes to prove something, just like the protesters do. They know they may get locked up but do it anyway.

    That is just plain stupid thinking.

    When you deliberately violate the law it is going to cost you big money, plus court cost, plus lawyer fees, plus jail time, plus the fine, plus any civil penalties that may be involved, and that could be over your own family, relatives or neighbor disputes or best friend.

    There are some things that you have to do, You do what you have to do.

    You have no way of knowing for sure if I would or wouldn't do what you asked. For example, would YOU furnish me the sawed off shot gun to use, because I don't have one! It would be well worth your experience to supply me with one, but it has to be able to be fired. However you do know the cops will take it and you won't get it back, so you wouldn't loan me yours for my convenience.

    I wouldn't waste my money sawing off the barrel of a good shot gun that I have no intention of stuffing down my pants.

    First of all, I am assuming that you may be a cop or law enforcement officer or at least a government employee or a lawyer.

    We have to realize that other people read our comments, so if some brain dead Sovereign Citizen decided to take you up on that, you have just put the lives of several people in danger by suggesting the test. You realize that I am too damned smart to fall for that, but you don't know about anyone else.

    Here's the mental gymnastics I used!

    •To incite actions that would harm others (e.g., “[S]hout[ing] ‘fire’ in a crowded theater.”). Schenck v. United States, 249 U.S. 47 (1919).

    You thought you were instructing me, but instead you were instructing anyone to take your dare who thought they could pull it off.

    By telling them to plan it and give plenty of notice you have invited hundreds to the show down to watch it play out.

    That is not a right included in your Freedom of Speech, thereby a violation of your right to Freedom of Speech.

    You realize, "Essentially you are saying you don't have to follow all these laws because you are a sovereign citizen, but you will anyway, just to avoid the hassle."

    This is just an example of your not reading what I said. I have never said that I am a Sovereign Citizen. I said I was a Sovereign! I was endowed with unalienable right by my creator, (GOD) not the government nor the state nor congress. God gave me Unalienable rights that can never be taken away except as a penalty for committing a crime. God did not make me a Citizen of anything! He made me a man. Therefore I am a Sovereign man. A citizen is subject to laws, that is why Sovereign "CITIZENS" are thrown in Jail or shot to death.

    If you walk into a court room and say you are a sovereign citizen, you just gave the court Jurisdiction over you and are at the mercy of the court.

    As I have said before, Most Laws were written to protect the people, so I have chosen to obey most of them for my Hassle Free Convenience and your protection as well as mine and my family.

    If I went around shooting a sawed off shotgun everywhere and running red lights and stop signs while speeding down the roads and main streets, we would all be in danger. You should always use your common sense, althou many people don't have any.

    -- Posted by sui on Mon, Mar 27, 2017, at 9:11 PM
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    I see you crawled out from under your rock to tell everyone about "unique lies" who paid his taxes.

    That is nothing more than fake news!

    What is so exciting about someone who pays taxes anyway? What proof do you have of his paying or not paying taxes?

    Do you have a copy of his tax returns? Did you check with MSNBC to see if they had a copy?

    I know I don't have any copies of his tax returns. Maybe PB has them?

    -- Posted by sui on Mon, Mar 27, 2017, at 10:37 PM
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    "You just signed your name to it!"

    No, Sui, he signed his pseudonym to it. But please don't tell Carl.

    -- Posted by fair share on Tue, Mar 28, 2017, at 1:51 AM
  • Sui,

    Entrapment is law enforcement enticing someone to break the law.

    You have stated numerous times that as a soverign citizen, these laws don't apply to you.

    Would it be entrapment to suggest a doctor write a prescription?

    To suggest a fireman drive his fire truck through a red light going to a fire?

    These would be illegal for regular folks, but the law carves out exceptions for docs, and firemen, respectively.

    So all you've done is demonstrate you don't really believe the nonsense you're spouting any more than anyone else does.

    As far as "violating" my free speech rights. A person cannot violate their own rights,it must come from outside influence.

    The term you are looking for is abuse.

    If I was offering to entrap you, it might be said I was abusing my free speech rights, but since you said you are soverign, I can't entrap you by suggesting you do a thing that isn't illegal for you.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Tue, Mar 28, 2017, at 3:36 AM
  • Excuse me soverign,not soverign citizen, but the point remains.

    The very fact you tried to claim entrapment, tells the whole story.

    I threw out a bit of bait, and you took it like a big catfish.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Tue, Mar 28, 2017, at 3:41 AM
  • Sui,

    Tax time is just around the corner.

    Tell us again how individuals are not obligated to pay income tax on wages.

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Tue, Mar 28, 2017, at 5:13 PM
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    If you yelled "Fire" in a crowded movie theater you would go to jail if they knew it was you because the endangered the lives of everyone in the theater.

    No one made you do it. No one "influenced" you to do it. YOU Violated your own Freedom of Speech by endangering all those lives. No one is to blame for that except YOU.

    When you infringe on other peoples life, liberty and pursuit of happiness you have violated their rights. That means YOU didn't have any rights to yell "Fire". You lost your right to freedom of speech to endanger peoples lives. You still have the freedom of speech to say other things but not that. To block a hwy is a violation of anyone who blocks a hwy during a protest in the name of freedom of speech. If you say anything that could cause someone to break the law, you have violated your own right to speak freely.

    As far as Entrapment goes, you must be in some law enforcement capacity to be charged with entrapment. I don't know what you do for a living so I don't know that YOU would be entrapping anyone.

    As for Firemen and ambulance drivers and doctors, if they kill someone they could be sued in court. The law carves out exceptions for a Sovereign man or woman as well, but they must know how to protect their rights in court.

    The point remains that a sovereign does not deliberately break the law that applies to others.

    Here is a piece of bait for you. Why do judges charge fines at whatever they like in court, of say this is my court and I make the law in my court? These are against the law. You can not be charged more than a $50.00 fine in court except by a jury during the same trial you are convicted.

    By not doing what you ask, I am not putting anyone in danger of breaking the laws.

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Mar 29, 2017, at 3:13 AM
  • Once again, you cannot violate your own rights. Someone else can violate your rights, you can abuse your rights, or you can violate the law.

    Violate is a legal term, so you can't claim you don't need to know about the law then try to use legal terminology with any authority.

    As for the $50 fine, you're referring to Tn law as the constitution only speaks of excessive fines in the eigth amendment.

    You have the right to a jury trial, so if a judge imposes a fine of higher than $50,you have waived you right to a jury trial.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Wed, Mar 29, 2017, at 5:43 AM
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    Quietmike and others who doubt my Authority;

    Tennessee State Constitution Article VI,

    Section 14. No fine shall be laid on any citizen of this state that shall exceed fifty dollars, unless it shall be assessed by a jury of his peers, who shall assess the fine at the time they find the fact, if they think the fine should be more than fifty dollars.

    All Judges took an oath to support this state constitution, and of the United States constitution and an oath of office. Therefore a Judge must obey the State Constitution and not lay a fine exceeding fifty dollars, UNLESS he orders a "Trial by Jury". However, not all cases can have a Trial by jury, even if they are criminal, so your law is bogus. The courts can do whatever they want to.

    That is why people go to prison.

    The only way to stop the courts from violating your rights is to reserve your rights. How do you reserve your rights? First, you have to know what your rights are! Without knowing what your rights are, how can you reserve them?

    In order to claim your rights you must be a belligerent claimant in person. No Lawyer! This will make you look like and idiot in court, but that is what the law demands.

    So you just reserve your rights in steady. How do you do that? You will never know unless you are one of those insane sovereign people!

    "No one knows what you're talking about because it's insanity. You repost stuff you've read on loony websites, without bothering (or knowing) how to research things for yourself".

    This is what you hear from everyone, because they don't want you to know it.

    I wanted to use the word violated your own right because that is what you did. That right was given to you by your creator. By injuring someone, you have "LOST or waivered" your legal Right and can be brought to trial.

    Now let me explain, althou you did not injure me in any way, you did not violate (or lose) your right to freedom of speech. However, if I was weak minded as you think I am, and did saw off a shotgun barrel and publicly place a notice that I was going to shoot it somewhere, the cops would be there watching. They would be waiting for me to shoot someone before they shot me, or would rush my SUV shooting because I said I had a shotgun that was sawed off. I would be dead before I opened the door. All the cops need is a shotgun in my possession to get away with murdering me in public.

    Now that is your idea of challenging me to prove I am above the law.

    Well, I have to confess something. I am NOT above The Law. The Law is Common Law, not Statutory law nor the Uniform Commercial Code.

    I am Not above the Law - - - You could say "I AM The LAW" !

    "Sovereignty itself is, of course, not subject to the law for it is the author and source of law..."

    "...While sovereign powers are delegated to the agencies of government, sovereignty itself remains with the people, by whom and for whom, all government exists and act." Yick Wo vs Hopkins and Woo Lee vs Hopkins 118 U.S. 356



    The following definition of Sovereignty is from Bouvier's 14th Edition Law Dictionary (Quoting from 4 Wheat, 402)

    "It has been justly thought a matter of important to determine from what source the United States

    derives its authority...The question here proposed is whether our bond of union is a compact entered

    into by the states, or whether the Constitution is an organic law established by the people. To this we answer: "We the people...ordain and establish this Constitution"...The government of the state had only delegated power (from the people) and even if they had an inclination, they had no authority to transfer the authority of the Sovereign People. The people in their capacity as Sovereigns made and adopted the Constitution; and it binds the state governments without the state's consent. The United States, as a whole, therefore, emanates from the People and not from the states, and the Constitution and the laws of the states,whether made before or since the adoption of that Constitution of the United States, are subordinate to the United States Constitution and the laws made in pursuance of it.


    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Mar 29, 2017, at 4:30 PM
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    Blessed Assurance

    Taxes are pretty simple, cut and dry. All corporations must pay taxes. Everyone who purchases a business license must pay taxes. All persons residing in the city, county, state and country must pay taxes.

    The front page of your IRS Return used to have a notice on it that said something like this: "Who must pay Taxes? Anyone who is made liable for the tax must file a return." Pretty simple, huh?

    Well, WHAT Tax are YOU made Liable for. If you buy or sale alcohol, tobacco or fire arms and explosives You must pay a Title 26 federal tax.

    If you purchase a License to do business, you must pay an income tax on your licensed business. Everyone has a right to contract as often as they like with anyone, excluding the enemy unless they have a U.S. License also. (See Trading with the enemy).

    The 16th amendment does NOT give congress any new Taxing Power that they didn't have before the 16th amendment was ratified. The 16th amendment was ratified because it did NOT change the meaning of the Tax regulations in the U.S. Constitution. By ratifying the 16th amendment it fools the people into thinking Congress can tax Any Income from any source whatsoever, NOT TRUE!

    All I can tell you BA is to pay your income taxes this April and every April, so you don't go to prison.

    Me! I am okay like I am. IRS notified me to petition the Tax Court back in 1996 I think. I didn't petition the Tax Court so they sent me another notice. It went in the garbage too. I think they sent me a third one, but don't quote me. They had the IRS from the Nashville IRS Office, the Memphis IRS Collection Office send me requests for payment of back taxes. When they didn't get a dime I started receiving IRS Letters from Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Missouri.

    They all threatened me with jail time and I threatened them back with more serve jail time and fines than they could slap on me.

    They left me alone for a while, then one year they sent me a nice letter stating they had not received my 1040 form.

    I simply sent them a letter explaining that I had not received any reportable income from a *"trade or business" *"within" the United States for that year.

    A *"trade or business" is defined in the IRC as a Government agency, Officers, Officials and employees of their agencies and federal citizens. (14th amendment citizens).

    *"Within" is defined in the IRC as "Washington, District of Columbia and all U.S. Territories, military bases, dock yards, and needful buildings, etc.".

    WARNING! I do NOT recommend ANYONE try‌ing this! You will wind up in prison, because there are hundreds of other things you must know and do also.

    The same warning holds true with NOT Obeying the Law! You are bound by the law, so obey it!

    To be a Sovereign requires a lot of learning and more learning. There are things you have to do and things you can not do to be a sovereign. They keep changing the laws so it is almost impossible to keep up with the changes. You can't just do something because you think you have a right to do it unless you are prepared to take on the government who LIES and the law tells you they will lie and there is nothing you can do about it. It is okay if they lie because the law says they can. That is just Life!

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Mar 29, 2017, at 5:49 PM
  • Sui,

    .....your Authority................bahahahha....oh please....bawhahabahaha....please don't pass the crackpipe over this way...

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Wed, Mar 29, 2017, at 7:14 PM
  • It's like watching a sci-fi b movie. You constantly wait for it to make sense, and at the end you realize you just wasted a couple of hours.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Wed, Mar 29, 2017, at 9:10 PM
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    The nice thing about it is, as long as it works for me, I'm happy! I could care less whether anyone else enjoys their right to Life, Liberty and pursuit of happiness.

    That's your right as a sovereign man or woman. If you don't know how to claim it, that's your problem.

    However, you should keep listening to persons like Quietmike and Blessed Assurance if you want to keep losing your rights.

    The legal term of man is also applied to women. Any rights a man has would also apply to all women, so why do you say you want more rights or to keep the rights you are suppose to have.

    As a sovereign I know how to protect and claim my rights, but you want to believe persons like Quietmike and Blessed Assurance who know nothing about rights. They don't believe that man has sovereign rights when it is printed in the constitutions and in supreme court cases everywhere.

    Even the news medias talk about the sovereignty of the American people over the government.

    No other country has this kind of sovereignty over their governments, only in America, and you all want to give it away to undocumented aliens, legal and/or illegal.

    Talk about unpatriotic!

    Oh well, you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.

    -- Posted by sui on Thu, Mar 30, 2017, at 12:54 PM
  • Not after you pi***** in it sui.

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Thu, Mar 30, 2017, at 5:46 PM
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    Not only are you stupid, but you have a nasty fowl mind.

    -- Posted by sui on Thu, Mar 30, 2017, at 7:21 PM
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    (Lbr?, if you are reading this please disregard the first two sentences below. I know how much you dislike math.)

    Sui, I think she was referring to pi, you know, 3.141.....on to infinity. The ratio of the circumference of a circle to it's diameter. Maybe because you keep going round and round without ever getting to a legitimate point. By the way, talking about protecting our rights, I think most people on here have read the second amendment. Granted, everyone may not be at the front of the line in plain English reading comprehension, but I'll bet a lot of us know exactly how to protect our rights.

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Mar 30, 2017, at 10:43 PM
  • Sorry sui, but a good hoss will not drink your contaminated water.

    Is that better?

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Fri, Mar 31, 2017, at 7:13 AM
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    You really need to take some more English lessons!

    I know English isn't the National Language anymore in America, but you should know how to copy names of things.

    Everyone wants me to prove everything I say and I do with sources, but you are putting out fake news because you don't know for sure if I have contaminated water or not.

    Should I make you prove your slander or just sue you? I just went to the VA Mar 28 and came out with a clean urine report.

    Can you say the same?

    Again I have come up with the best proof I can offer you. LOL

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Mar 31, 2017, at 2:02 PM
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    Ooops! I think Blessed ***... has just confessed that he wasn't talking about any mathematical pi.

    What does the 2nd amendment have to do with freedom of speech?

    The 2nd amendment pertains to the right of the people to keep and bear arms, and that right shall not be infringed. The government keeps trying to infringe upon that right but so far the supreme court has not allowed them to infringe upon our right.

    However, the supreme court will not interfere with the gun control laws when applied to 14th amendment citizens. They can be controlled by the U.S. Jurisdiction.

    The government applies those same gun control laws to everyone, but they only apply to persons. If you don't know if you are a person or not, you don't have any rights. Persons have civil rights and limited constitutional rights. The government has exclusive jurisdiction over "Persons".

    It is not a matter of claiming your rights. It is all about reserving your rights so you can use them. If you don't reserve your rights, you can't claim them.

    If you haven't reserved your rights, you can not claim your rights in court.

    The courts are against you. They work for the government.

    Here is an example for you:

    A Lawyer is an officer of the court, because he is a member of the judicial Branch of government.

    Therefore, a Lawyer is violating the separations of powers law when he/she apply for a position in another branch of the government, like a Senator or Rep, or Governor. They do it all the time in violation of their oath of office. Very few Congressmen and Presidents have not been a lawyer.

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Mar 31, 2017, at 3:10 PM
  • Come on folks. This is getting too far off track. Please?y

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Mar 31, 2017, at 3:11 PM
  • Current events, local challenge, what's on your mind?......

    I can't see a train jumping those wide tracks you laid.

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Fri, Mar 31, 2017, at 5:01 PM

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Mar 31, 2017, at 5:28 PM
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    Shazam Steve!

    Where are all the thoughtful commenters when sui leaves the post?

    If they can't degrade, humiliate and make fun of sui, they don't want to comment!

    L@@ks to me like the thoughtful commenters are totally (un)thoughtful at the moment, not a thought to be had.

    Oh well, maybe Susan Rice will take some heat off sui. She claims she is the one who ordered the unmasking of Trumps Team, then lied about it the next day, saying she didn't say it. First of all she didn't know anything about the leak, then confessed she did it now she is denying it again.

    What should her punishment be for committing a federal crime that she has confessed to? Right? She is innocent until proven guilty! I suppose the confession was made under duress and can not be used.

    I reckon she will lose her job and will have to take a job working for Hillary doing something!

    L@@ks like it is gonna be another Hillary Dillary with a whole bunch of laid back congressmen asking stupid questions that will never get answered.

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Apr 5, 2017, at 1:47 PM
  • Not sure sui, but maybe after I changed the title people stopped coming here?

    Do you get an email when a post you have contributed to gets a response?

    I used to get an email for everything, then it stopped until this past week when I started getting them again.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Apr 5, 2017, at 4:29 PM
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    Not sure if I get an email or not. I get so many spam emails that I usually just delete all of them without even reading them so I can still use the email account (Yahoo) if I need to.

    I don't need the emails, I go to the sites to see if anyone responded. Everyone, every company and all those facebook people send emails. I can not even read my facebook page because of all the people posting comments and stupid stuff while I am trying to read the screen, and the thing is... I don't even know those people! Then my email inbox fills up with your have ?? new posts, etc., etc., etc..

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Apr 5, 2017, at 7:47 PM
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    Susan Rice is gonna be big and last for weeks.

    Another Hot Topic is gonna be Pres. Trump vs Syria, Russia, North Korea, Iran and China. It may be all at the same time too. Once Trump Starts, it will be too late to place your bets. It's anyone's guess!

    Not a simple answer that I can see. We may be on our own when it all starts.

    If I was President and the people treated me like they do Trump, I would politely tell the American people until they straighten out and stopped all their braindead, stupid stunts, protests and hate speech, I am not going into another country and try to tell them what they should or shouldn't do! No country is going to listen to President Trump when our own country is in the mess we are in BECAUSE OF BARACK OBAMA!

    Trump on the other hand has already figured out what he is gonna do, but the people ain't gonna like it!

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Apr 5, 2017, at 8:00 PM
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    Well, Trump has started. Looks like we do have a President now!

    I do believe all the countries are going to listen VERY CLOSELY to Donald J Trump for a long time to come.

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Apr 7, 2017, at 9:50 PM
  • Sui. You sound more of an *** after every post....

    Reply... I'm sure you will and it will just prove my point.

    -- Posted by sixdogstwocats on Sat, Apr 8, 2017, at 9:37 AM
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    6d2c, what is so ***-sounding about "Looks like we do have a President now!"? Unless you are blind, it does look like we have a President now. I know it may be hard for some to recognize since we went 8 years with such a urine-poor example. Slapping Putin's protectorate upside the head got the whole world's attention. Especially Putin. And it was priceless that he did it while eating dinner with the Chinese leader. Such a shame they didn't find b o's kahones over there in the sand. But not really sure he ever had any to start with.

    -- Posted by fair share on Sat, Apr 8, 2017, at 10:26 PM
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    I have never heard an *** on the blogs. What does an *** sound like? What is an ***?

    You must be one of those Obama/Hillary lovers that can't cope with life. You need to stick with crying over the rusty water in the ditch behind your house. How would you like to live in a country where the government drops chemical gas bombs on your family and babies?

    Trump is acting like a leader and doing something that should have been done 7 years ago.

    If you don't have anything nice to say, go talk to your 6 dogs and two cats.

    You think that was bad, I believe President Trump will blow up North Korea's Launch sites when the Carl Vinson carrier-led Strike Group gets in position (IF) the leader of China doesn't convince the leader of North Korea to dismantle his launch sites IMMEDIATELY!

    Trump has all the authority he needs to do this without congress, because he fired a medium-range ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan ahead of the US-China summit. That was after Trump has become our President.

    North Korea is barred under UN resolutions from any use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea has been test firing them, so Trump will stop Kim Jong-Un, if China doesn't. I believe he will use aircraft this time or will have aircraft in the area in case anyone else tries to interfere.

    My guess is, Trump has told the Chinese Leader to warn the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un, to evacuate their capital City of Pyongyang to prevent any deaths to civilians from bombings. IF anyone is killed, they didn't heed the warning.

    Iran will have to sit up and take notice Tuesday morning, because it is on the list!

    And so the *** has sounded to the sixdogstwocats, so be it done!

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Apr 9, 2017, at 12:52 AM
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    If President Trump plays his cards right, he could demand Kim Jong-un to release the US student, Otto Frederick Warmbier, and all US citizens being held, and an immediate dismantling of North Korea's Ballistic Missile Launch Sites in Pyongyang, North Korea or have his Launch sites AND his missile Factories bombed. Including the Tongchang-ri launch site in the northwest.

    This would give the little grunt an opportunity to dismantle his launch sites and release our citizens instead of experiencing a humiliating shutdown of his power over his own people and losing any hope at all of ever having any ballistic missiles that could reach US Territories now or in the near future. Chances are Trump could also take out the little grunt too, putting an end to his violence against his own people.

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Apr 9, 2017, at 3:12 PM
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    If President Trump plays his cards right, he could demand Kim Jong-un to release the US student, Otto Frederick Warmbier, and all US citizens being held, and an immediate dismantling of North Korea's Ballistic Missile Launch Sites in Pyongyang, North Korea or have his Launch sites AND his missile Factories bombed. Including the Tongchang-ri launch site in the northwest.

    This would give the little grunt an opportunity to dismantle his launch sites and release our citizens instead of experiencing a humiliating shutdown of his power over his own people and losing any hope at all of ever having any ballistic missiles that could reach US Territories now or in the near future. Chances are Trump could also take out the little grunt too, putting an end to his violence against his own people and threats against the other nations.

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Apr 9, 2017, at 3:13 PM
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    If Trump plays his cards right, he could demand Kim Jong-un to release the US student, Otto Frederick Warmbier, and all US citizens being held, and an immediate dismantling of North Korea's Ballistic Missile Launch Sites in Pyongyang, North Korea or have his Launch sites AND his missile Factories bombed. Including the Tongchang-ri launch site in the northwest.

    This would give the little grunt an opportunity to dismantle his launch sites and release our citizens instead of experiencing a humiliating shutdown of his power over his own people and losing any hope at all of ever having any ballistic missiles that could reach US Territories now or in the near future. Chances are Trump could also take out the little grunt too, putting an end to his violence against his own people and threats against the other nations.

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Apr 9, 2017, at 3:16 PM
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    **** Computer!

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Apr 9, 2017, at 5:20 PM
  • Blame it on the computer????

    Come on sui....just admit it...you are a ratchet jaws with loose hinges.☺☺

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Sun, Apr 9, 2017, at 6:23 PM
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    If you say so Bass, I only have one jaw not jaws! People don't listen to you much do they?

    -- Posted by sui on Sun, Apr 9, 2017, at 9:45 PM
  • Little I say can be refuted.

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Tue, Apr 11, 2017, at 7:06 AM
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    I Know!

    -- Posted by sui on Tue, Apr 11, 2017, at 12:58 PM
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    U P D A T E !!!


    FBI Found New Email Suggusting Lynch Made Sure Clinton Email Probe 'Didn't Go Too Far'.

    Obama is named in the emails as a sender and receiver of Hillary's emails just as I told everyone on this blog a year ago.

    The Hillary's staff tried to covered up Obama's emails, but didn't succeed. You can read it all in this story.

    Obama should go to prison right along with Hillay!!!

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, May 10, 2017, at 10:47 PM
  • Obama and Hillary is not going to prison,but Trump is.We have Russian photographers in the whitehouse after our media is barred during Trumps meeting today and you are worried about emails in a story from some right wing news.Trumps aides have no business being in constant contact with Russians.How long will americans sit back and let the fool in the whitehouse destroy America.Trump will be fired just like he fires anyone that gets to close to his Russian connection.

    -- Posted by lets be real on Wed, May 10, 2017, at 11:20 PM
  • OK folks, now that I am once again getting email notifications of responses, I can try to diffuse things faster, so I will try again.

    I will start an FBI firing post and see where we go.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, May 11, 2017, at 9:57 AM
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