From Turdville With Love; An open letter to the good people of Switzerland

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Mon, May 12, 2014 - 9:51pm

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, Switzerland, but what you suspected all along is actually true. Your gold is gone. All of it. Leased and sold away by your central bankers and politicians.

As recently as 1996, the Swiss Franc was considered "good as gold". Why was this the case? Since the early 20th century, the Swiss Franc had offered a reserve backing of gold. This uniquely sound currency had given the country of Switzerland considerable financial power and independence, yet, at the urging of their politicians and central bankers, the Swiss willingly forfeited this enviable position.

The demise of the Franc and Swiss sovereignty began in 1992 when the Swiss made the fateful decision to join the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF's Articles of Agreement (Article IV, Sec 2b) clearly state that no member country can have a currency linked to gold and, as such, Switzerland immediately set out on a course to de-link the Franc from gold. Just four short years later, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Swiss government had formed a plan to eliminate the Franc's gold backing and, in March of 1997, a revision of the Nationalbank Act was passed and all links of gold to the Franc were removed. Further, since the Swiss constitution mandated sound money, it had to be amended, too. Thus, in a hastily organized vote, a new Swiss constitution was approved in May of 2000. (https://www.efd.admin.ch/dokumentation/medieninformationen/archiv/00382/...) This served to finally and permanently sever the Franc's gold backing and initiated the Swiss into the world of global fiat currency.

The SNB has spent the 14 years since leasing and re-leasing the country's gold reserves. In 1999, the SNB reported gold reserves of 2,590 metric tonnes. The most current "audit" of SNB reserves showed just 1,040 metric tonnes of gold remaining on the balance sheet and I believe that none of this is actual, physical gold. Instead, what the SNB holds are paper claims and promissory notes. The remaining 1,040 tonnes has been sold and re-sold into the marketplace by greedy bullion banks, intent upon suppressing price through the leverage of paper metal futures contracts and rehypothecation. In other words, the "gold" that the SNB claims to hold/own on behalf of the Swiss people is gone. This makes the Swiss people just another bagholder, certain to be left in line wanting with all of the other holders of unallocated accounts when the fractional reserve bullion banking system inevitably collapses.

Furthermore, I've come to the conclusion that it was this last bit of Swiss gold that was utilized to suppress and manipulate price away from the alltime highs of September 2011. What makes me think this? Let's start with a history lesson...

Again, the Swiss officially forfeited their birthright of national independence and sovereignty when they joined the IMF in 1992. Then, by formally de-linking the Franc from gold in 2000, they accepted full membership into the clique of fiat currencies. Regardless, and perhaps just by tradition, the Swiss Franc was still considered a "safe haven" currency as late as 2011. But that's when things got out of hand.

You recall 2011, don't you? Under the weight of $600B worth of QE2, the U.S. Dollar Index was collapsing. From a high near 90 in mid-2010, it had fallen to near 73 by the spring of 2011. Shortly thereafter, the U.S. fiscal situation began to wobble as "Debt Ceiling" negotiations took place in Washington and the U.S. credit rating was downgraded by Standard & Poor's. The ensuing political rancor drove gold from $1500 to $1900 in eight weeks. Also catching a bid in this "safe haven" trade was the Swiss Franc and, in the summer of 2011, it also rallied over 20%.

"We can't have this!", screamed the Swiss Keynesians. "Something must be done or our export-driven economy will suffer", they warned. So what happened next? The SNB went ALL IN.

In the wee hours of Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the SNB announced a permanent and horrific change to the Swiss currency. Henceforth, the Franc would be linked/pegged to the Euro. No more safe haven bid. No more national sovereignty. Going forward, the Swiss were all in. Their fortunes had been officially tied to the fortunes of the European Union, for better or for worse. At this point, there was no further reason to hold any gold in reserve. Why would the Swiss need it? Their currency was now officially fiat and it's value was permanently pegged to another fiat, the Euro. What purpose would gold serve going forward? As the Keynesians say, it had become "a barbarous relic".

Left as the sole remaining "safe haven", one would have expected a huge rally in gold on 9/6/11, likely moving price up and through $2000/ounce from the weekend close near $1920. Instead, with the same counter-intuitive move to which we've all grown accustomed in the time since, gold was raided and price was smashed. Here are some flashback c&ps for you. First two charts from 9/6/11 and 9/7/11 showing the unusual price action:

And, as you might imagine, I was actively chronicling these events on this site. Here's a sample from Wednesday, Sept 7:

"I think it's quite clear now why gold responded yesterday in the opposite direction from what you would have expected. With central banks actively managing a debasement of their currencies, we are now seeing them also attempt to actively manage a debasement of gold, too. Be careful. Be very careful.

We all wondered yesterday why gold would plunge on the SNB news. Now we know. In an attempt to mitigate the "negative" effect on francs priced in gold, the SNB sold a massive amount of gold futures at the same time. How do we know this, because it appears that the same thing earlier today.

Yes, that's 7,000 contracts (700,000 ounces) (nearly 22 metric tons!) dumped on the Globex while London and NY are closed! This should also raise your deja vu spidey senses regarding silver in May. The $ drop in silver was greater because the silver market is considerably smaller. However, it's the same strategy. Maximize the downward impact and collateral damage by executing the attack at a time of minimal liquidity. This all wreaks of malicious manipulation. If you are trading, be prepared for anything."

And there you have it. Speculated upon at the time and again here in this post: The SNB is the culprit. It was the remaining SNB gold that was leased and dumped onto the market in late 2011, shoving price back from the record highs and smashing gold for nearly 0 in a little over three weeks. What was left of the Swiss gold was then leased to bullion banks throughout 2012 and the first half of 2013. Physical demand only increased, however, and that remaining Swiss gold has now been delivered to China and points East. Yes, the SNB still shows this leased gold on their balances sheet as an asset. Most every other western Central Bank utilizes the same accounting gimmick. Instead, it should be listed as a liability as the actual, physical underlying is no longer there. It is...gone for good.

Sensing this, a movement has begun in Switzerland to reclaim their sovereignty and birthright. The Swiss People's Party (SVP), which was the only major party voting against the new Constitution back in 2000, began an initiative last year to re-enforce a gold backing to the Franc. After collecting more than the requisite 100,000 signatures, a national referendum on the issue is planned. First, however, a vote was held last week in Swiss parliament. This procedural vote is basically a "recommendation" from Parliament, designed to impact the eventual, national vote. Here's how Bloomberg described it in an article dated May 5:

SWITZERLAND (BLOOMBERG) - >

Swiss parliamentarians urged rejection of a popular initiative that would curtail the Swiss National Bank’s independence by requiring it to hold a fixed portion of its assets in gold.

Members of the Swiss parliament’s lower house voted 129 to 20 with 25 abstentions today against the plan, which demands that at least 20 percent of the central bank’s assets be in gold. It would also disallow the sale of any such holdings and require all SNB gold be held in Switzerland.

No date for a national vote has yet been set. The government in November also recommended the initiative be opposed, saying it would impinge upon the SNB’s ability to conduct monetary policy. Parliament and the multi-party government issue recommendations on all national referendums as a matter of procedure.

Of course! How could anyone, in their right mind, be in favor of this:

  1. Demanding that at least 20% of your central bank assets be in gold
  2. Disallowing any sale of said gold
  3. Require repatriation of all foreign-held gold

Don't you silly peasants know what's good for you? By making these demands, you "impinge on your central bank's ability to conduct monetary policy" and "curtail the SNB's independence"!

Then, check this out, also from the same Bloomberg story. Last year, even Thomas Jordan, the head of the SNB, got in on the act:

"SNB President Thomas Jordan took the extraordinary step of commenting on politics last year when he urged rejection of the initiative, saying it would crimp the Zurich-based institution’s independence and force it into “large-scale” purchases to meet the required 20 percent threshold."

Hmmm. "Large-scale purchases", just to get back to the 20% threshold? Well, that's interesting, now isn't it? And what about this repatriation requirement? Why should that be a big deal? The SNB currently provides this list of its gold storage:

  • 70% (728 mts) of the gold is already held in Switzerland
  • 20% (208 mts) is held at The Bank of England
  • and 10% (104 mts) is held at The Bank of Canada

I can't speak for the 104 metric tonnes held in Canada but the Swiss people should be very nervous about the gold the SNB allegedly stores in London (https://www.tfmetalsreport.com/podcast/5678/empty-vaults-london). Also, the SNB has been reticent to discuss where in Switzerland their gold is stored. Could this be because the "gold" is stored with the Bank of International Settlements for easy distribution and leasing? And where is the BIS? It's in Basel, of course. And where is Basel? It's in Switzerland!! How about that??

Look, I'll cut the chase here to save some time. Here's the "open letter":

To the good people of Switzerland:

You have been scammed and sold down the river. Your politicians and bankers, in a pathetic attempt to consolidate power and curry favor with the EU, have given away your independence and your historic sovereignty. You should be angry.

The initiative you have taken and the referendum you have planned are all well and good. I applaud you for taking these steps within the context of Swiss law and tradition. However, you must understand what is truly at stake and if you don't take more powerful and forceful acts soon, the likelihood of you ever regaining your birthright as an independent, sovereign nation is slim.

The next steps you undertake must include these:

  • Demand an immediate and full, independent audit of the SNB gold reserves. This is your gold, not the SNB's, and you should be allowed a full accounting.
  • All Swiss gold that is held domestically must be held in Swiss-owned bank vaults, not at the BIS.
  • Demand an immediate repatriation of all foreign-held gold. Do not accept excuses regarding "logistics". Give the BoE and the BoC no more than 90 days to return your gold.
  • Immediately de-peg the Franc from the Euro and divest yourself of all accumulated Euro holdings. Ignore the Keynesian shills who would have you believe that a strong currency is bad for economic growth.
  • Use the process of divesting yourself of the Euro to accumulate and rebuild your gold reserves. Then, use these reserves to once again partially back your currency.

The world is rapidly changing and tomorrow will not be like yesterday. The current global financial system, based upon promises, debt and unlimited fiat currency will one day soon by replaced by a system that returns the world to a sound money platform. The monetary powers of the 21st Century will come to the forefront by virtue of their accumulated reserves of sound money, not by their addiction to easy money.

You, Switzerland, still have time to act and prepare but you must move quickly. The possibility exists for you to reverse course and demand change but time is short. The end of the great Keynesian experiment is upon us. Reclaim your gold and your sovereignty now or be forever consigned to the trash heap of fiat currency history.

Faithfully submitted with all sincerity,

TF

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-SilverIsMoney-
May 14, 2014 - 7:54pm

Re: Bollocks

There is no link... he spent 14 hours writing that... that's what makes him the MadHatter!

realitybiter
May 14, 2014 - 7:42pm

Nuclear books

Craven wrote a good book on the overall nature of nuclear power about 5 years ago:

https://www.cravenspowertosavetheworld.com/index.php

I got interested in nuclear earlier this century, as energy in general looked to fit the theme of the commodity run, with or without Peak Oil.... then Dines got me interested in uranium stocks. It was an awesome run.....CCJ was the big dog in the portfolio, but you can see how the little guys did. Uranium went from $8 to $150! I opened an account specifically to trade Canadians back in 2004. I picked up an old copy of "Uranium Frenzy" by Ringholz. Great read on the post WW2 uranium boom. It was madness in Utah searching for yellowcake...it really started during the war and hit the peak, I believe in 1954, then crashing HARD. About 15 years.

I don't know....but you have to take a bit of Nietsche look at CCJ...they survived Fukushima...they pay a 2% yield, trade at a PE of 28, with prices of Uranium at the worst they have been in 8 years...

who knows? Maybe the recent wiggle in U stocks is more to do with the fact that the largest producer of Uranium is from Borat-ville, aka kazakhstan.....in grizzly country...(suddenly John McCain looks perplexed, dammit! he thinks....brain starts shorting...."should have studied more at Annapolis, wouldn't have finished in the bottom five!" Those other four are likely Darwinian subjects by now...he tried hard....even Darwin gets foiled!!.)

I think I read somewhere that deposits are generally found near ancient large meteor strikes...

Uranium is e v e r y where...just in very small amounts. They say a geiger counter will start clicking in buildings full of granite slabs...it can only be mined where there are significant deposits - which are rare...Kazakhstan has 24% of the world supply.. Canada is also very significant...

This sh*t generally moves together - not in lock step, but together...base metals, PMs, industrials, energy....most driven by the dual citizens running the printing presses, but then further influenced by supply and demand...may want to keep an eye on dual citizen Nuland and see where she goes next....seeing that the Ukraine had different plans than her puppet masters...pure brainstorming speculation...

it could just be time...

brother Platinum is the Drum Major and yesterday I was suggesting that 1460 was the tipping price....which it went through early today like a hot knife through buttah...

That Frontline piece on the NSA should be required viewing before voting in the US. W and Cheney sucked....and then O showed them how to really suck. Disgusting, lying, demented freedom hating tyrants. Oh, and "hi" NSA FU and BM. I found it interesting that Bush threatened the NY Times with the ol' "if you print this truth, the next attack will be on you." They waited, then did print it, and nothing happened....."what say you, W?" Your fear tactic was wrong.....

The other day, O said "Snowden should have just gone through the proper channels, we are a Country of laws." So he could end up like Drake? Homeless, spending all cash on defense, have the government doctor documents, stonewall, and then DROP the case??? (why would they drop it if they had a case?) Folks need to understand how bad this is.

https://video.pbs.org/video/2365245528/

buzlightening
May 14, 2014 - 6:23pm

Is it wonderful news today or what?

I say it's what? China has the number one vendetta to bitch slap western banksters. putin hasn't forgotten the fall of the USSR and the ruble. The line for bitch slapping western banksters is extremely long; likely entirely exterminating the lower echelon fat porkin pigs; politicians and banksters. Upper echelon global power brokers never suffer. Who will really suffer. The citizens of the US and Ezero. The USDinker dollar going down for certain but we all knew it here. The Ezero currency as well. You could call it the twin financial western tower power structures being obliterated as in 9/11 world trade center. Shocking in lose of life yes but this will be epic financially, as it effects all races, creeds, colors, peoples, and religions. New rules from thems which have the physical real money; GOLD and SILVER it's crown prince. Saw it coming right off years ago and speaking mandarin(Chinese or Russian) will be no joke.One great big giant fascist global social world order. As long as the few rule, we'd all better be happy to hold hands and sing we are the world. We the people have one other option. Our forefathers set the precedent and we'll pay the same price for freedom. Oh it will cost! HUGE! Who didn't know all the world would gather to fight against the constitution. The author of it being the real King or one who sets all peoples free through truth in time but more importantly through eternity. Defend the truth; live free or die!

SilverSurfers
May 14, 2014 - 6:18pm

10yrYield

decisively falls out of range 2.6-2.8 to 2.55 this day, easing is in, with the USDX off lows, to 80+, and so, no reset immanent.

Dagney Taggart
May 14, 2014 - 5:50pm

@info

Sorry I was in a small hurry this morning and still am. And I'm somewhat bad at quick humor.

I was trying to joke that the time to buy is when there's blood in the streets. If you're experiencing illness attributed to radioactive fallout, I'm sorry. Just remember that crying over spilled milk is a waste of time and we can't change what has happened.

Also too, it's not fair to lump those who solve problems in nuclear fuel and reactor design with blood-loving cowards who've turned spent uranium until bullets to use on children. God willing they will burn in hell.

Back to here and now, if you read the links I posted you will understand my perspective on nuclear. It's not going away. It can't. The world needs cheap power. New reactors are expensive and permitting takes time. The most expedient solution for now is changing the fuel design for the existing reactors until next generation reactors can be built. There are companies well positioned for this transition who have designed better rods that can be used in present and future reactor designs.

I'm not profiting from sickness and death. I'm profiting from those proposing viable solutions.

Bollocks
May 14, 2014 - 5:10pm

Mad5Hatter

Just a link would have been nice .

metalsbyamile
May 14, 2014 - 4:58pm

That is a lot of bandwith

Looks like you need junior to lead the charge.

"I heard you the first time!"

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SilverSurfers
May 14, 2014 - 4:56pm

Galt and the Apparachicks

Same here, kinda, but federal assault rifles and body armor were in play. They dont mess around, when it comes to free speech. Last year was the first in six, the police actually drove passed the house. :) Sheriffs are clueless generally. The fun one was mental ward incarceration, out by habeas corpus. But the Fav, was the FBI, those guys are kinda cool, actually. "Do you have plans to assassinated anyone?" "Not at this time, ... why? ... who do you have in mind?" Freakin Riot!!

So, figured I would try to understand the apparatchicks. The following is just light reading for anyone bored. Skip this if you wish. But its one thing to see it on TV, and another to seek it out, and understand it for what it is. AN EDUCATION!!! To put it all together. Took a few years off work, and why not have SOME FUN!!!!!

Sparks will fly between a freedom lover and totalitarian apparatchiks, naturally so. Over the last 20 years, sparks did fly from time to time, so living a normal life. But, particularly from 2009 to 2012, when officially retired, but not really, and generally having no fear, when pink panther started serious investigation of the apparatchiks. Knowing where are permissible outer bounds of free speech and thought, investigations were make, and do keep in mind that there has never been any acts of violence, it was all free speech and free thought, and no more. I actively used the governmental totalitarian apparatchiks as mice for my continuing education as educational experiments, to understand who they are, how they think, and where do they get their cues. As long as the apparatchiks were going to work and interface with the people, hands on, as they still do, it was essential that understanding of them be acquired, and was done so, with much fun, I might add. There is much amusement is the stories that will follow. The apparatchiks, of course, generally had no clue that they were being used for my educational learning. But, all you have to do is push the right buttons, and the apparatchiks would respond and fly into operation for close up educational observations.A comprehensive set of real life stories between a freedom lover of the Apparatchiks in the Mice Maze is now presented. For your prologue enjoyment and to get your head on straight, please preview the missive, Devils and Angles, Americas National Birth Right. This is all real live fire interaction between freedom and totalitarianism.

THE SURRENDERED GUN WAS KEPT BY THE TOTALITARIANS IN CONTROL

So, this freedom lover realized that the apparatchiks were everywhere. Yours owned a SW long barrow six shooter and became a crack shot, hitting all six in the bulls eye at 50 feet. Went to the practice range a few time, but kept the gun in the house. I have worked out of the garage home and garage since 1987, and was present nearly 24/7. Nothing happened around my home without my knowledge being a light sleeper with excellent hearing. But having a gun, and being confrontational with the enslaving apparatchiks everywhere was not really a smart thing, as they would use any excuse for any desired purpose. So, the decision was made to surrender the weapon, which presented an opportunity to see how the local police would react. So, I called the local police and said that I was thinking about shooting one them, and would they please come get the weapon. I laid the weapon on the front porch, so that it was in plain sight when they would no doubt appear, and they did very quickly, within five minutes, guns drawn, and under defilade, of course, being cautious. Understand that there were no acts of violence, and only an expressed intention to surrender a weapon. Nonetheless, the police had weapons drawn, true to expected form. The police of course confiscated the weapon as was requested, and then realized there was no danger, and left the premises with the gun. The dual object of this learning exercise was completed.

A few years later, another learning experience was conducted on the Mice in the Maze. I tested the court system and requested that the gun be given back and was denied by the court. So, surrendering a weapon to the police, one of their sought after objectives, by someone at least in touch with himself to voluntarily surrender a weapon, with no acts of violence, with no crimes involved, still was not enough for the court to release the weapon back to me. Both the courts and the police acted in expected form. No crime was committed, and no violence was committed, but only merely free thought and speech acting in accordance with their stated objectives, which is the surrender of weapons to the people authorities. The only act was, in deed, voluntarily surrendering of a weapon to the authorities, yet still, weapons were drawn on the person with subsequent court denials of requests for return of the surrendered weapon. The totalitarians are essentially cowards, unable to let the people conduct themselves, even when acting according to police stated desires. The police and the court were functioning true to expected form as the apparatchiks they inherently are.

THE NO POT POT CASE BY THE HARASSING POLICE STATE ROUND UP IN A SWEEP

This may be a surprise to some, but are a few people in Laguna Beach that actually smoke Pot. Its true. I have lived in town since 1987 and from 1979 to 1986 made trips to the beach as well. So, I know the people who live there, and there is a mix of people, but mostly politically liberal in that Sea of Blue, and with a homosexual population. One day, walking along the beach, I met a person, who I had known a long time. He was a Pot smoker, and he invited me to join him, but that is not my style, as in the mid 1990, yours drank beer some time. Generally, I do not approve one bit of people consuming hard drugs or hard alcohol, both of which will rot their minds and destroy them personally, nor does your approve of legalization of Pot. Is not nicotine, caffeine, and beer enough? But the temptation for some totalitarian observation was just to much to resist.

So, I came along, knowing full well that the police regularly kept an eye on Main Beach, so there was some fun to be had, with close up observation. So, this guy lite up a Pot cigarette with me standing near by, and he just puffs away. And sure enough, true to form, a police officer showed up, and said he smelled Pot, which I am sure he did. We were ordered off the beach, an effective arrest, and then my person was searched without permission. Of course, I had no Pot on me, but was cited anyway for smoking pot on the beach. Then, I went to court and the judge threw the no Pot Pot case out, for lack of any evidence of any crime.

The police of course went a tad overboard on this one, rounding up all those within close distance, showing their inherent bias, but that is not new. Apparently, the police in Laguna Beach have a quite truce with the Pot smokers. What Pot smokers smoke do in their private homes, the police will not disturb, as they should. They must know that Pot is a sedative, and that Pot smokers are not violent at all, they chill out. But, when Pot smokers smoke pot on Main Beach or in public, it makes the police look bad in the public eye. So, the rule is, in Laguna Beach, smoke in your Pot in your homes, and do not traffic or consume Pot in public. That seems reasonable, I suppose, without legalization.

A cousin of mine operated, and maybe still does, as I have never been there, one of these Pot shops, where his customers apparently get permission slips from Licensed Doctors. So, if you are willing to pay a Doctor an examination fee, you get to buy Pot legally in California. So, in the State of California, there is legalized NARCO racketeering comprises the Northern California Hubolt growers, the local Pot smokers, and the Licensed Doctors, and yet, Pot mules and runners are physically rounded up on the Mexican Border. California should be declared incompetent and have a guardian appointed.

Perhaps a reasonable balance would be for cultivation, transportation, and trafficking of Pot to remain illegal, but all confiscated Pot would be put on sale by the state, and registered smokers of age and of public record, can procure one ounce every month but only from the state, and such registered smokers would not be prosecuted under prosecutorial discretion for transportation and possession within one hour of procurement from the state and the smokers must consume the state purchased pot in their private residences. The state would get tax money, and non-violent smokers could smoke in their own homes, and pot smoking be kept out of the public eye and the faces of other people without the state legalizing it and thus not encourage consumption.

Perhaps a better solution would be keep cultivation and trafficking of Pot illegal, public possession and transportation illegal, and put all confiscated pot on sale by state, to registered pot smokers of public record, who can procure one ounce of Pot every month only from the state, but the procurement, possession and transportation is only temporary, say one hour from state purchase to be legal, and buyers must be consumed the state procured pot only in private residences of the buyer, to provide the state with tax money, allowing non-violence smokers to smoke only in their homes.

THE SCOOTERS AND CHILDREN BE DAMNED, THE POLICE STATE IS IN CONTROL

In Laguna Beach is Main Beach, circumscribing the sand, with a board walk between sand and grass, and have many signs posted all over. And the ends of the board walk is a children playground and at the other is a life guard shack. Main beach is regularly spied by the local police in stand off, keeping tabs on the action at main beach which is a special attractant at the city.

The local totalitarians and the police state are omnipresent though mostly out of sight. Two posted signs are absolutely ridiculous. A first sign is posted near the board walk, juxtaposed benches used by patrons who can sit and look at the beautiful sun bathers, sand and ocean which is in plain view and about 40 feet from the bench first sign. The first ridiculous sign is, Warning This Is A Tsunami Area. The second ridiculous sign is, is at the playground, where small children go to play for merry happy time. The second sign shows various ocean creatures each of which entangled in human debris, such as a seal with fishing line around its neck, in obvious death throws, which does not promote the merry happy time. But there are two other signs that are not so ridiculous, prohiting skate board riding and bicycle riding.

I often took then my 3 and 4 year boys to main beach for scooter riding and it is a regular special time for the three of us. I have control over them, as they respond to commands not to ride the scooters near the curb edge, to stop at traffic lights, and are very safe on scooters, even when traveling in the down town area. One life guard parks his official vehicle in front of the life guard shack next to the board walk, from which extents a very slight grade cement vehicular ramp for moving this vehicle onto the sand. The boys would get near the official vehicle and launch down the ramp and tumble into the sand. It was fun for them, and completely harmless. A life guard, a totalitarian member, comes out and tells me that scooters are not allowed, and should not be playing here. He was not only wrong, but was did not want children anyway near his official vehicle, yet parked the same juxtapose the boardwalk at main beach, assuming the role of a parenting specialist, which he was not, giving orders to a parent on how to raise children. This guy was full of authoritarian totalitarian control, my favorite kind of guy to observe in live fire action. So I give him some verbal push back and start moving the boys to the other end of the boardwalk to escape this totalitarian all full of official bad self in action.

At mid point in main beach, I was approached by volunteer police officer and instructed not to ride the scooters. I responded I was not riding a scooter. One child hit the ground crying apparent because he believed he could not ride the scooter. The police man got out his ticket book, and warned me one last time, to stop riding scooters. I responded I am not riding a scooter and the boys are free to do as they wish. The police man wrote the ticket. Obviously, the life guard called the police man to cite me as a form of police state harassment. I then give the police man some verbal push back with about 300 people within ear shot. I was required to sign the ticket, which I did, and then launched into a political speech about totalitarian harassment. Then, out of no where, 1 plain clothed, 2 more regular police men, and one sergeant police woman show up, as if by magic. I quickly informed the Sargent that I was non violent and making a political speech to the adoring fans in ear shot. The police requested I stop the speech and that ended the confrontation.

I then appeal to the city administrator and wrote the local news paper. I hereby Request An Administration Hearing re citation AC-7782

Dear: Laguna Beach Police Department, Declaration in Support of Dismissal
I Derrick Michael Reid, do hereby declare and state:

1) I was cited for LBMC 10.02.020(B) skate board riding on walkways, and purportedly refused to stop my 3 year old sons from riding on main street Beach.

2) I don’t believe I am guilty because, I was not riding anything, and a citation against me is unfounded, as the real alleged perpetrators were two toddlers, who were not cited.

3) I don’t believe I am guilty because, the 3 and 4 year old toddlers of mine were not on a "skate board" understood to be a platform on four wheels, but rather were in possession of 3-wheeled scooters having handle bars connected to a vertical steering column connected to one front wheel for steering, with two back wheels.

4) I don’t believe I am guilty because, the 3 and 4 year old toddlers of mine were not "riding" anything, but were rather pushing with one foot on the ground while the other foot was on the scooter, like having one knee in a little red wagon, and the other leg outside pushing, having a MAXIMUM SPEED OF 5 miles per hour.

5) I don’t believe I am guilty because, the 3 and 4 year old toddlers presented no reasonable risk of bodily harm or property damage to anyone, and the application of the law against them is against PUBLIC POLICY, and inherently unreasonable, as, F=MV2 the force impact by a 30pound toddler moving at 5mph is 30(52) or a force of 750#m2/hr2, which simply is insufficient to reasonably cause damage to anyone or anything.

6) For over one hour I remained in the center of Main Beach, and observed eight different young males, about high-school age, about 125 pounds in body weight, RIDE (with both feet on the platforms) their SKATEBOARDS, at a speed of at least 20mph, providing an F=MV2 of 125(202)=50,000#m2/hr2, which is sufficient to reasonably cause damage to persons or even property.

7) It was obvious to me and I believe would have been obvious to anyone, that the code in question was selectively enforced by the LBPD against me, in violation of my civil rights.

8) It was obvious to me and I believe would have been obvious to anyone, that the code in question was selectively enforced by the LBPD against me, and not high-schoolers or the bums, as I can afford to pay the citation of which I believe may be an attempt to discriminatorially collect fines effectively as taxes for the city coffers.

9) It was obvious to me and I believe would have been obvious to anyone, that the code in question was selectively enforced by the LBPD against me, and not the high-schoolers, because a Lieutenant Life-Guard did not like my boys around the lifeguard building or the lifeguard cars, both of which are positions by or on sidewalks on main beach, and this Lieutenant apparently called the police.

10) Within 15 minutes, a non-police city-officer issued the citation, who was backed up with a female Sargent, the apparent watch commander, and another officer named John, who all collectively and apparently tried to shut me up, and took exception to my exercise of my free speech rights, in violation of my civil rights.

11) I have lived and own property in Laguna beach for 20 years, have enjoy taking my two little boys to the beach often, in the very late afternoons for ice cream, scooter rides and play at the beach, and have never heard one complaint from anyone, except the Lieutenant Lifeguard.

I declare under penalty of perjury the forgoing is true and correct under the law of the state of California, this declaration being executed June 19 2008, in the city of Laguna Beach.

Comment: Have you people lost your freaking minds? Don’t you people understand the concept of prosecutory discretion? I can understand that the Lieutenant lifeguard may not like little kids near "his" lifeguard official public vehicles or near "his" HQ public building, but, when you place such right there on main beach, in pedestrian walkways, what else do you expect? Little kids are little kids, and are not monotones that are subject to absolute control-freak lieutenants or their supporting police buddies, and I am not one to simply walk away from an absurd and vindictive prosecution for the harmless acts of three year olds."

I had to appear at an administrative hearing in town, with the administrator, a city attorney, and a city clerk, all present at tax payer expense, to get the ticket vacated, as it should, because no law was violated, but it shows the use of the harassing use of the system to abuse the freedom of 3 and 4 years olds and supervising parents.

THE AA DRIVER, DRUNK ESQUIRES, AND THE DRUNK POLICE STATE

So it was about 1995, I think, and I am in a Newport Beach Dance Club, on the hunt of course, but was never really a drinker. Most it was pretend to be cool, I guess. Three beers and I'm done, totally, and of course with the DUI laws, only one beer an hour. It was about midnight, and time to go home. I was then driving a muscle machine, a corvette, as the chicks seem to like it, and I knew how to drive it, and fast if I wanted. The dance club to home was about 20 minutes, and knew that alcohol absorption into the blood stream would take about 30 to 40 minutes, so decided to have some fun. I do that allot. I like fun. So, I slammed two Kamikazes, and race to the car, then in the pits at valet parking. I knew it takes no time to get the car, as the dance club was small and so was the up front valet parking. So, I jumped into the muscle machine, and screeched out, hot dogging it down PCH, and up Broadway street in Laguna Beach. At one red light, a police car apparently saw me hit it coming out of the red light on Forrest Avenue, as the PD is only one block away. So, I was in Laguna canyon, on curving roads, going fast, negotiating easily Big Bend, obviously driving fine, with skill, with absolutely no risk to persons or property. But, the police car caught up with me and pulled me over, speeding was the probable cause. That was not the problem, I was going a tad over, but very safe, nonetheless.

So the police asks of course, if I had been drinking? The smell of alcohol could still be on my breath, I suppose, and gave the dodge answer. The policeman ask me to do a field sobriety test. My blood pressure is low, and sometimes, just standing up fast can lead to a fall down, just genetics I suppose. So I refused a field sobriety test. The policeman as for a breath test, but I figured it would be a false reading, so I refuse that. The policeman then insisted on a blood test, the last option, and I figure I was safe on that, so it was accepted. The problem was that it took 30 minutes to get to a hospital to pull blood to check the blood alcohol level, as in California then, probably still do, have prescribe alcohol blood levels. By the time the blood was drawn, some 40 minutes after the Kamikaze shots, the blood reading was just barely over limit, and I got cited for statutory DUI.

I, of course, had a low alcohol level at the actual time of driving. It was simply impossible for the alcohol to be absorbed at the time of driving, so I pleaded not guilty and got a lawyer, and the court contest was on. I love new experiences and this court case allowed me to observe the police state in action in live fire. The lawyer required I go have a test taken. So I went for tests. I was given shots of pure alcohol, kind of like rubbing alcohol, and then had to drive through an obstacle course, to determine my responses to alcohol. The rubbing alcohol had its affects, I guess. But in the court trial for statutory DUI, I lost the case, and I was convicted for statutory DUI. I felt the conviction was wrong, but that is the system. I had to pay the lawyer, as the lawyers always win in court contests, but also had to pay a fine to the court and I had to go to AA meetings.

The AA meetings were fun, actually. I got to pray with real alcoholics. I enjoyed the praying with them allot, but was kind of annoyed with being called an alcoholic. So, to prove them wrong, as is my want, I decided to go one year without any alcohol, to prove mind over any temptation. Sure enough, one year goes by without a drink. During that time, I learn to love only eating vegetables, and I lost all taste for beer. I don’t drink at all these days, and club scene is gone, but will have a polite drink at special occasions, at wedding and such like.

The system was unfair, but I suppose that drunks drivers do cause much injury and damage, and the police and lawmakers are on the hunt and focused on them, and in a police sweep, they will go over board. So, the police state is avoided where possible. So, I bought a limousine, and hired a driver, and did not drive a car for about a decade. The limousine was good because I could work in the limousine during transit to work locations, and thus, it actually increased income more than the cost of the car.

After the IRS came at me in about 2006, with ridiculous findings, I decided to walk away from the whole employment situation, and the income tax enslaving game, and gave away the limousine, and gave up working for money, preferring to keep my 1994 Chevy for local transport, and live poor rather than be enslaved by the IRS thugs. So, 18 years ago, I was falsely convicted for drunk driving, and thats the fact jack.

BANK HIGHWAY ROBBERY, AND POLICE STATE REINFORCEMENTS

So, it was about 2010, out of the employment for dollars unwilling to live under the whip of the IRS thugs, and I go into a Wells Fargo bank, downtown Laguna Beach, having accounts there for two decades, and I had some cash on me, and wanted to put my cash into my account. That is right, I was merely depositing legal tender FRN cash into my account, not looking for any trouble. I give the teller a stack of cash, and ask it be deposited into my account. No big deal, right? This teller proceeds to tell me that there is a five dollar fee for depositing cash. I of course tell the teller that is ridiculous, but she insisted. I called for the manager of course, and the manager persisted. I then launch into a public speech, as I am kind that way, right there in the bank, informing the other customers of this new brand of highway robbery. The police were called, and they showed up, guns at the ready, of course, but I was done with my rant. Wells Fargo waived the fee and I deposited the cash. I left the bank civilly. Later, I closed my account, and finished any further business with Wells Fargo. Apparently, Wells Fargo no longer charges a fee for depositing cash, so I guess, public negative feedback, in their face, free speech ranting, saved allot of other people that ridiculous fee. You are all welcomed, as I'm glad to be of public service.

NEIGHBORHOOD RANTS, GOT ONE DEAD BEAT, BUT NEIGHBORS ARE COWARD

A lady down the street owns two houses in the track, one she occupies, the other she rents. She rented her extra house to a dead beat who, immediately after moving in, complained about utilities and refused to pay rent. The lady was upset and told me the story, and how she now has to hire a member of that most despicable profession for an unlawful detainer action to evict the dead beat renter. I said not to worry, I will handle it for you. I go on the sidewalk in front of the house and start the loud rant, talking about dead beat renters using the system to defraud home owners out of rent, a common theme these days. I scared the you know what out of them. The police were called, as I was over joyed, and the live mice experiment. The police first falsely accused me of going on their property, but indicated I was in on the side walk, so no trespass. Then the police accused me of yelling loudly. I responded I was singing a morning tune. The policeman said, "oh, is that what you call it". Too funny. The police indicated the speech was confrontational. I indicated it was merely free speech on a public street. The police left. The renter moved out within 30 days. Problem solved. I am nice that way.

Next, I wanted to get some police action, for allegedly disturbing the peace. I tried several times to get some action, but no go. The neighbors are cowards, I guess. About six times I tried, but no luck. I would go out into the middle of the street, by myself, and start ranting at government and totalitarian control, hoping someone would call the police. It did not work, the neighbors just hid behind closed doors. A couple of the neighbors guard their children from me, but they have no clue, and are cowards anyway. So some kids are not allowed to come into my house, which is really a good thing anyway, but play with my boys when out on the streets, which is just fine with me. Its much easier to push apparatchik buttons than civilians not wanting to get involved, a sign of the times.

HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION THUGS, TOW TRUCKS, AND THE TAGGER

It was about 2004, and in track of homes, each house has a garage driveway and so each house can park two cars, and the wife and I park in the driveway all the times. The houses are laid out in a circle, and in the circle center are pin wheel guest parking.

So, a guest comes over, and I park my car in the pin wheel, so my quest can park his car in the driveway. The home owners association hire parking enforcement squad cruises in the dark AM hours, and they towed my car park in the pin wheel because I did not call them ahead of time. The tow cost me then a couple hundred dollars to get my vehicle out of impound plus a half a day spent doing so.

I go to the association board meeting and tell them that they should get the license plates numbers of all the home owners, and if some home owner takes to much advantage of the guest pin wheel parking, then the association can fine the home owner. The home owners and their houses are not go any where, so the association can enforce excessive pin wheel parking, without making the home owners jump through circus doggie hoops and make phone calls to the parking enforcement squad. This way, parking is enforced, without doggie hoops. Simple and efficient. The home owner association did not take my kind suggestion.

At that time, housing was moving up fast, and many house flippers operated in the residential track. I have lived in my house as a resident in a residential home and don’t use it for flipping it trying to make a fast buck. I have no respect for house flippers. I have no respect for totalitarians on the home owners association board as well, with their stupid ridiculous totalitarian rules. These people must be democrats. I guess my suggestion was just to simple and efficient.

I come home around 6pm and a plumber truck in parked in the drive way, so I parked in front of the house, completely out of anyone's path of travel, no harm no foul, figuring the plumber would be done soon, and I could then park in front of my house. The plumber leaves, but I immediately go to work in the garage as usual. About 3am, the association parking enforcers tow my car, parked right in front of my house, not 15 feet from the front door, and not 20 feet from where I was working at the time. I did not hear them, focused as usual. No courtesy whatsoever as displayed. No knock on the door. I spent another $200 to get the car out of impound and lost another half day of work.

So, the fence around the house needed painting. I arranged to have it whitewash painted again in a couple of weeks, but figure, lets have some fun. So, I called a relative, and expert tagger, and invited down to the house to stay a few days. I procure paint spray can for him and he showed up, and in the early morning, he tags the fence. Pictures are shown below.

In the morning, the police knock at my door with the fence so tagged. I immediately got into the spirit of things, and put on a long sad dog face. We walk around to look at the fence, and the police officer asked if I would like to fill out a complaint, and told him, I kind of like it, actually. The police officer left.

Then, an association board member shows up. Apparently, a house flipper was having an open house and complained to the association board that very morning. The board member was very anxious, and asked if she could tape tan cover paper over the attractive tags, and I having sympathy for this totalitarian, so OK, and the tags were covered but only for the afternoon. A couple of weeks later, each day a joy, a painter whitewashed the fence back to solid white.

Moral of the story, NEVER PASS UP AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE FUN playing with stupid control-freak totalitarians in control of every aspect of your life, less you submit, coward, and humiliate yourself in so doing.

THE IRS THUGS, TAX ATTORNEYS CUT, AND FRN CON JOB, ENSLAVING US ALL

When the IRS asserted that my 200K$ computer kept in the garage office, as I have worked out of the home for 24 years, was my personal computer and not entitled to a deduction, and after paying tax lawyers an amount equal to the tax bill, I walked away from making money, paying IRS taxes, and would rather live poor than enslaved by the totalitarians as a tax mule.

Awaiting an IRS response, unemployed 4 years and still engaged, just trying to be done with IRS. No thank you. VP Biden is such a clown and true totalitarian, suggesting it is patriotic to pay taxes and the Christian thing to do. Threat of imprisonment is the only inducement to pay taxes and Christ never preached salvation by paying taxes or voting for totalitarians. Biden is simply ridiculous.

Heads up Joe, some people would rather live poor, and not work at all, and live with dignity, than go to jail for tax evasion, or become a tax mule so that government can take and give to enslave state dependents, our countrymen.

The US taxes on gold and silver money in the US, and contrary to the US Constitution, is used to protect the FRN from collapse, as the alternative money of choice by the freedom loving people. The totalitarian use the FRN instead to enslave the people. The totalitarian need IRS income taxes to create an artificial demand for FRNs, and need the FRN to print as much as needed to support the federal welfare, the socialistic state, and the totalitarian political lock up by the two major parties, thus and thereby, enslaving 99% of the people to government at tax mules or dependents, whilst locking up the political power in the two main political parties.

I have been making free speech rants. The FBI became concerned, as anyone exhibiting free speech these days are considered "Extremists". I was asked if I had any plans to assassinate anyone. My response was "not at this time". Always have fun. The FBI has since, left me alone, as they should, probably knowing I am no real threat to persons or property. A couple of weeks back, I took the wife's car to dealer service, on a recall to get the car registered again at the DMV, and I sat next to a police officer while waiting. While sitting, I relayed the FBI story to the police officer, and then ask him the question, "Do you know what I said", and the police officer goes "Why, do you have someone in mind". Way funny!!!

On person must have over heard me, talking about politics to get a person to say that they would vote for me. The county Sheriffs showed up. The officer asked me questions, and I freely answered them all. I could tell the officer was confused trying to figure me out. But when my speech was centered in Freedom and founding father principles, it was a head trip for this officer, charged with keeping the peace. He could not tell if I was a real threat, or just a politically minded citizen with "radical" reactionary views toward reinserting founding fathers' principles and US Constitutional liberties. After about a 45 minute discussion, the officer left, probably figuring I was no real threat to persons or property, just exercising free speech advocating changes based upon sound historical American values.

I was successful in getting the IRS attention and protecting federal police state activation, with a phone rant, pushing buttons as best able, after which, four police vehicles, with officers dressed in body armor, and carrying assault rifles came a calling at the house, for a little chat with me. This was so perfect, the federal police finally showed up in force, guns drawn at the ready.

There was one dominate federal policeman who bore the burnt of the political rant. The local policeman was there as well, who was defending me, as there had been no actual violence, just a local exercising political free speech. The discussion with the federal policeman turned on the TX man who flew his plane into an IRS building, I remarking that his last words were probably "Give me freedom or give me death". The federal police man ask about the collateral death. That made me pause, as collateral deaths are a tragedy, of course. But, the question remains, who is really at fault, the guy who snapped no longer wanting to be a tax mule for the totalitarians in DC, or the IRS thugs squeezing people until weaker minds actually do snap under relentless continuous pressure? The discussion ended with the federal police officer saying that I was going to be put on a list, apparently a list of "Extremists", preaching liberty and freedom from government and founding father's principles and strict construction of the US Constitution. But that was the end of it, and so, I am a marked card by the totalitarians in control, an extremists, by modern standards, I suppose.

Let me lay this on you all. There is the recent scandal over the IRS targeting political enemies of the administration. Well, I have been led to believe that all the people in certain Zip codes are audited every year, as part of the IRS thuggery assaults regularly taking place each year. It needs to end, the thuggery, the spying, the witch hunts, the political assaults of the IRS, and change the tax base from an income tax to a national pay-and-forget consumption sales tax, and get the IRS foul play and thuggery out of people lives, so they can live in freedom, as well and promote real green peace.

MEDICAL DOCTORS ARE SPYING FOR THE NAZIS AT SOCIAL SERVICES (SS)

A neighbor of mine, a very nice guy, engages in political discussions of the time with me, is late 30ish, single, living with his mama, and is a deputy policeman at a local jail house working graveyard. He is a concerned individual, a real nice guy. I know his routine and he walks is dog mid day during the work week. I am at home nearly all the time with two young boys. I take my boys scootering all the time, and they learn to follow instruction, such as not riding near the curb, as they might fall into the street. So I know how much I can control them. Between his house and mine is a pin wheels with parking slots and a middle grass area, around which cars must drive, to exit the track, and they do so, very carefully. So I seek to understand the people working for social services. So here comes set up.

My youngest boy is playing in the grass area. Its time for the deputy to appear. I order the boy to stay only in the grass area, and go into my garage about 25 feet away. Out comes the deputy and see the boy alone and calls social services, being concerned. He does not know I know he called to this day, and that is ok. I later go get the boy, no harm no foul.

So, social services sent over an investigator, as expected. I got loud and in the guys face. The police were called. The police officer indicated they are just doing their job of investigating a report. Fair enough. One police officer later remarks that if parents did a good job, we would not need social services. I think that many cases may deserves their attention, but general terrorizing of the public was unreasonable by the totalitarians.

A few days went by, and another investigator came by, who was literally chased from from my front yards, and she quickly got in her car. I telephoned the SS, ranting, but that had no result. Apparently they gave up, figured I was one parent over which they had no control, and the two boys are all accounts were doing find. I suspect they contact the elementary school and dropped the case.

But the alarming news was that Medical Doctors are in fact spies for the SS. After being thrown in a mental for by own good, of course, I went to see a private psychiatrist, and during an interview relaid some the story of the trip to the county mental ward. This doctor indicated that yours flips between hilarity and confrontation suggesting a bipolar condition, whatever that is. This doctor indicated if I took drugs for the condition, I could apply for disability and get money for government. His observation flipping between hilarity and confrontation sounds correct, but comes from light speed associations across many skills and the confrontation come from personal bravery and objections to the totalitarian controls and the oppression of government apparatchiks. I was not sick and would not shame myself taking any money from government. But, learned that private medical doctors, if you pay the fees, of course, would game the system. Understanding is that applications for federal disability payments are off the charts. It is obvious why that is. Doctors and Lawyers and the People game the enslavement system. The licensed professionals, Doctors and Lawyers, are the instigators, never wanting to miss a buck for their hard work in the totalitarian governmental complex with the people MOPEd into beliving that the federal government is there for the main purpose of being gamed. That has to stop. State can set up any amount of socialism and welfare they choose under a republic of states. State licensed professionals can game the state welfare complex, but it has no business at the federal level. It is simply immoral to take by government force from one man in one state and give to another man in another state generating all kinds of societal moral hazards.

I regularly take my boys to a park, to play and recreate. It is a fine park In the parking lot, is a handicap parking slot. There was a sign, handicap parking only, juxtapose the tennis courts, and that parking slot. I had noticed that the sign was bent over, about 70 degrees off the horizontal. Apparently, some handicap driver backed up to much, hit the sign post, and bent it. Though you could still see the sign readings, it stood in disrepair. Curiously, and very regrettably and disturbing, no one seems to have been interested in replacing it, back to the vertical. The attractive nuisance had been left in place. On 12/7/2012, I took the boys to the park. Upon leaving, boy 9yo was walking on the grass, and boy 7yo along the sidewalk, between which was the bent sign. I was just ahead of them walking to my car. Boy 7yo saw the damaged sign, and decided to give it, and no other structure in the park, a good kick. I was looking back at the time, to check that they were following. I saw the young boy kick the sign, and to my absolute horror, the sign post broke at the point of the bend, and struck older boy on top of the head. The older boy broke out into death cries, his feet pounding the ground in unbearable pain. Upon reaching the older boy, to my horror, I saw a pool of blood forming on the top of his head. My brother RIP and cousin both suffered brain damage from minor bumps on the heads as small children. Time is of the essence, brain damage is possible within 6 minutes. I flew into panic, of course, threw the boys in the car, and must have ran every single traffic light between the park and the hospital, dodging cross-traffic cars, my horn blaring all the way. The older boy was screaming in pain the whole time, while younger, was quiet, riddle in guilt, and in tears.

The doctor said it was a cut on the scalp which has tendency to bleed allot, and hence the massive pool of blood, but was not deep and required no stitches. Older boy appears to have suffered no long term disabilities, thank God. But what was amazing was that the whole time the doctor kept asking how did it happen. I mean why would a doctor be so focused on HOW it happened, rather than the injury at hand. The only possible conclusion is that he is an undercover SS spy, medical confidentiality is a thing of the past.

THE CHICKEN WAS BETRAYED, BY THE MEDICAL DOCTOR

So after the episode with the bunnies and peta members at the county animal shelter, the boys where about 4 and 6, I think, and bought them a pet chicken. I eventually built a pen in the back yard to house of the bird from local predators. The bird was again used to teach the boys love and care of animals. I personally spent allot of time with this bird in the presence of the two boys. The boys would at times treating the bird rough, whereas I always gave this bird love. The bird grew from a tiny yellow chick into a great proud big white with black spots bird. The chicken loved me. It would actually run to me to sit on my lap in the middle of the yard. The bird became by buddy. Of course, I continue to educate the boys, telling them all the time how to care for an animal with love, and specifically warned the boys time and again that the beek is the strike weapon of the bird, and ordered the boys many times not to get their faces within striking range of the beek. But, the boys wanted to cuddle the bird in their arms, and so that warning was mostly in vain.

One day, the 4 year old was mishandling the bird and the bird pecked the boy in one eye. I ran quickly over, and inspected the eye. The cornea was not struck, but the white corner of the eye was. It did not seems serious at all, a little red in the white corner like from coughing to much at night. But, infection could be a prospective problem, and so I took the boy to the Doctor, and he started asking many questions about how it happened. That was a red flag to me. I of course told the doctor, who took a close up examination of the eye and prescribed some pills, antibiotics I think.

But what was remarkable about this doctor visit was that the Doctor in no uncertain terms, ordering me to get rid of the bird, a cherished loved pet. I was taken back. When do doctor order patients around? The Doctor told me straight out, if you do not get rid of that bird, I will call social services, you know the dreaded nazis telling parents how to raise their children. Surely where extreme abuse is had, state social services can lend a helping hand, not a bat, as then criminal justice should get involved. The boys were going back to school, so, with an advertizement, gave the bird away, and have ever since felt a sense of betrayal to that loved pet.

THE EX-SPOUSE, 2ND SON TRAGEDY, LAWYER AND COURT INDUCED

My second boy is a living tragedy, primary because of the way the totalitarians in control operate to suppress the people and their children. Here is the story, and it is a good one. First, I help get the ex-spouse get admitted to law school, I am nice that way, helping with admissions and paying tuition, of course, but, the first thing she is taught is that law degrees earned while married are community property in the State of California, and the husband may own half the law degree, and thus, the divorce rate of first year law student is very very high. No wonder, and mine then was no exception. However, there was an infant involved, but that was apparently of no major concern for her, money and bar license. She was awarded custody, despite I having a first son who was regularly flown by me at my expense, to see his mother regardless of where is was partying at the time, or what she was doing, now dead. But the prospect of high child support payments and a separate property owned law degree, I guess were just to much a high priority for the ex-pose, so there was a need to battle it out in divorce court, I guess, and of course, to gain of lawyers, as always, and of course.

So, I go to the District Attorney and ask that child support be taken from my checking account, but that was just to easy and reasonable, which apparently is the wrong play for the lawyers. Mind you, I had lived in California my entire life, in the same home for decades, and a licensed attorney for decades, and I was not going anywhere, and clearly subject to court's jurisdiction and sanctions for enforcement. But apparently automatic child support withdrawals were not in the best interest of the child. Ridiculousness is the only word. Further still, 20K$ was ordered to be put into a court block saving account as security, but for what? Instead, the contract employment was garnished by the state, apparently because automatic withdrawals were not in the best interest of the child. Of course, merely ordering reasonable visitations was apparently again not in the best interest of the child. The child visitations order was a book, no doubt very expensive to draft and file, for the lawyer gain, and was not in the best interest of the child, of course. That visitation order listed every visitation day, when, and for how long, for years to come, as if yours was even going to consider years of mandatory precision totalitarian scheduling from a bunch of clowns, and it was not in the best interest of the child, of course. I guess two adults are now not capable of being simply reasonable. Ridiculousness is the only word. Lets not forget that as the child approaches 12 years old, custody can be switched, and hence, the lost of child support paid to the custodial parent. If visitations are going to be a continuing torture and pain with another parent trying to hang on to child support money at all costs, why willingly engage in that, in a life of torture and fights and pain, as its all about money anyway, for the lawyer's pecuniary gain, the children be damned, of course.

The ex-spouse quickly substituted in as her own attorney. I was not ordered to pay child support, but my Contract Employer was under the garnishment order. Ridiculousness is the only word. So for ten years, invoices were submitted and then paid, but not on a regular monthly or weekly schedule to the day, giving the ex-spouse purported good cause to call and harass my sole contractor, for a decade, while I lived with that indignity. Ridiculousness is the only word. She was warned that if she keeps up the phone calls and harassment of my only Contract Employer, I could lose my job and she would get no further child support payments. She persisted. Ridiculousness is the only word. In 2009, fed up, after a decade, I retired and now she gets nothing, because it is in the best interest of the child, of course. The 20K$ block account has lost 50% of its purchasing power over that decade, as being in the best interest of the child, and to this day, that money just sits wasting away, while support payments are not paid. Ridiculousness is the only word. The child has not seen his father in ten years, because it is in the best interest of the child. Ridiculousness is the only word. And over this ten year period, not once did the ex-spouse and mother call to offer child visitations to yours, the father, in the best interest of the child. Ridiculousness is the only word.

The court rulings were so one sided, that it appears that the court was going to have its way, and use to it, its way or the highway, in totalitarian control of the family. But, there is at least one uncastrated father still left in the State of California who will not coward under Ramsey's whip for the sole purpose of seeing his child in a bubble under unreasonable state totalitarianism. Dignity, self respect, and principals are above totalitarian rule. When the state comes down on parents in a brutal and ruthless way, at the urging of lawyers, for their pecuniary gain, the courts do much damage to parent-children relationships, and it is pervasive. Ridiculousness is the only word. Sure, it is a tragedy, as the child has not seen it father since the child was three, now approaching majority. Ridiculousness is the only word. Yours of course appealed the rulings, and the child lost, because it was in the best interest of the child. Ridiculousness is the only word.

So, Child visitations were effective lost early on and now child support has been effective lost, because it is in the best interest of the lawyers. And what is hysterical, is that family law lawyers actually teach continuing educational ethics classes. These totalitarians will not stop trying control the people and will not stop trying to feed the lawyers, operating in self-centeredness as the rights of the clients have to protected as all costs as lawyers are the real root of the problem, because it is never really in the best interest of the children, but in the best interest of the lawyers. Maybe when the boy is 18 years old, he will look me up for a visit, otherwise, all this father can say is, good luck in life, you will need it.

CLOWNS AT THE COUNTY MENTAL WARD, VERY INTERESTING BUT STUPID
So, the two boys watched the Lord of Rings, and there was this character called Gollum.

Gollum was a true schizophrenic. He had two completely different personalities, one of greed and the other of charity, the inherent duality of man. But that was his problem. These two personalities appeared in staggered time exclusivity, two flip flops switching, one was on while the other was off. Certain excitation would cause the flip. His brain had two separate and distinct wire nests,and respective personalities, though both were connected to a common fact box. Gollum's brain was switched between these two personalities, and that is what characterized him as sick, crazy, that is schizophrenic, and the author attempts to portray man as such.

It was very easy to push the buttons, to get the police state mobilized, even though again the words used were "thinking", and expressing it, as any freedom lover, old glory waiver, real money believer would, all now characterized as "Extremists". Yours presented a perplexing case. First, yours was taken to a hospital and blood was drawn, to see if yours was on drugs. That came up negative of course. Then, not knowing what to do, off to a county metal ward. Yours has 5 intellectual skills and 2 psychological traits, Patent Lawyer, Electronic Engineer, Bullion Analyst, Political Candidate, Military Commander, Alpha Werewolf, and Reasoning Spiritualist, all seven associating concurrently and capable of spewing out seven different parlance languages at will, but ostensibly talking in tongues to the uninformed.

During intake, certain investigation were done, and yours saw them, containing many falsehoods, someone was biased for justifications, of course. Someone was so clearly biased, and falsehoods were not even close, someone had an agenda, to justify totalitarian arrests and incarceration. There is reason why an incompetent clinic nurse would have no clue. "He thinks he is running for president", though no google search was done and the important question was never asked "What do you think are your chances of Winning". By the by, in 2012 election, 100 people who talked to said they would vote for me, and that was 100% of everyone who had the time to listen for about 20 minutes. 100% is a pretty good batting average, though only came up short by about 50,000,000. Must be electioneering lock up by a bunch of totalitarians offering the MOPEd people really no choice at all. But, by and large, the intake was false, and the nurse incompetent, but what to you expect from confused unidimensional apparatchiks following totalitarian cues?
The Pink Panther-Inspector Clouseau

Then the Psychologist takes over, and its right out of the 1960s laugh in, no doubt, Very Interesting, would you like some medication, which was actually pretty stupid, as if you are trying to understand a mind, drugs should not be the first thing reached for. Yes, it was interesting but also very stupid. Drugs are not taken at all, and this so called doctor also had absolutely no clue. A Writ of Mandamus was necessary, as the police state worked its processing. But I actually enjoyed the experience of first hand seeing inside a mental ward. Half were simply downtrodden, down on luck, 30% with some emotional problems, probably short term, and another 20% were really sick. Those capable would join me prayer, and that seemed the best your could do at the time. But sure, it was an experience and an experiment. The mental ward apparatchiks failed miserably. The police did what was expected as mental problems is not really their field. An administrator would not touch the case. Probably confused and played it safe, relying on false intake, biased nurses, and stupid doctors, resulting in the Writ of Mandamus, which did work well.
Very Interesting But Also Stupid

In general, sick minds can not be judged by what is said, but by an inability to switch personalities at will. There is the clue. If one can turned it on and off at will, odds are one is not crazy, even if called repeatedly so by the uniformed. You would think that most Psychologist would get that. Apparently not.
So, your no longer interested in being a clown, putting the apparatchik under a micro scope, to see what they are really all about. It was not that difficult, just push their buttons, and the would fly, easily manipulated, and you can observe those mostly very normal unidimensional two-sigma humans public-employed in real action, up close, to figure them out, and how they really work. Most can read books on theory of how political systems work, and that is nice, but to really get a feel for it, live action fire is best, using real people, doing their thing. The conclusions are that they are mostly unidimentional public workers, following cues from administrators, and are basically trying to a good job as they think they are suppose to do. They are not evil as to what they do, as generally, they believe what they do is the right thing to do.

One local police officer was starting to get it, the manipulation that is. There were no acts of violence. Yours always talked in terms of what he was thinking, though the words pushed the right buttons to get a response. Years have gone by without violent incidence. And I suspect he concluded that I was actually harmless. He actually started defending me in front of other apparatchiks, and so, kind of ruin the fun. But by then, enough observation had been had, so the game was over, the experiments concluded. It is surprising when one of the apparatchiks actually thinks outside the box, a rarity in deed. So, the experimental period is over, and I learned how the apparatchik generally think and work, which was the intended objective. Now that the missing piece of the political hierarchy is well understood, through live fire mice examinations and experimentation, its time to move on and for problem solving the big problems facing the country, if it then be solved before economic collapse, civil war, total anarchy, or a Stalinesq totalitarian police state, in the land of the supposed free and brave.

AT THE POOL, PHARMACY CIVIL WAR BATTLE PLANS FOR THE FRONT LINE

So, its summer time, and boys 8 and 10 are taken to the community pool MTWT for swimming lessons, after which, they have the option to body surf. There is a girl that guards the entrance. She relayed a story of her and another standing in a pharmacy line. The other exclaimed, THANK YOU OBAMA CARE, getting free dope, but she had to pay, of course, she was angry the other joyful, under equal protection of the laws, of course, in totalitarian USA. My best guess is that she is a tax mule and the other is a state dependent, both enslaved by government. Lets all hope civil war does not break out in the pharmacy line.

All social programs at the federal level must be abolished, and let each state decide for themselves the amount of social services, providing competition in the welfare states, for cost effective safety nets, competing for the nonproductive, while eliminating at the federal level, TAX and SPEND, TAKE and GIVE, INFLATE and ROB, INCENTIVIZE and CONTROL, SOCIALIZE and CORRUPT, and restoring the REPUBLIC for which the US flag should stand, but does not in practice.

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT 2012 AND NOW 2016

The first run, I merely engaged 100 people, and without exception, they all said they would vote for me. Now comes 2016, and none of political parties can put it all together for the country.

I have. The people and the country are faced with self-centered self-interest clowns.

Homey is a clown, as are the totalitarians, as are the political parties, with respective self interests, but collectively denying the people basic freedoms, ridiculously so at times, but clowning around for purposes of determining how the totalitarians play was a very serious matter and yours had an objective, now done. If it ever came down to it, and lets all hope it does not, and civil war breaks out between freedom lovers and the totalitarians, I know which side this determined clown would be on, volunteering as commander against the forces of evil leading us all down the payed road. I hope the country comes to its senses, and stops the attempts to control every aspect of human life. I can stop the slide into centralized control of the evil empire.

=== To really understand how they operate, the apparatchicks, and where they get their ques, in many social conformity state institutions, you have to go out and engage, if you want a real feel. It is a totalitarian socialistic fascist cesspool out there. BE CAREFUL!!!

May 14, 2014 - 4:29pm

Uranium story

My grandmother made a hobby of rock & flower gardens in her back yard in Western Colorado. Her rocks and flowers were lovely and she even was featured a local magazine at one time. Back in the 1950s she told me that Yellowcake, harvested around Uravan Colorado, was a very popular rock with which to decorate one's yard. She had it in the front and back yards. My dad tells about the boys at school taking yellowcake (carnotite) samples into the science lab to see whose emitted the most radiation. He kept a box of ore samples under his bed. today he quips that the concrete in that room is still slightly radioactive. At some point, the city drove around town and confiscated everyone's yellowcake yard decorations.

infometron
May 14, 2014 - 4:17pm

@dagney

Re: Uranium? Yuck!

"@info: You sound like you're bleeding from your eyeballs. Therefore, I'm buying."

You sound like you're tough as nails, Dagney. Don't get me wrong, I like that! As for me, I'm no bleedin' heart (or eyed) liberal, but I won't close my eyes or contribute to an increasing probability of radiation sickness and extinction on a planetary scale. Every nuclear reactor, including Fukushima and Chernobyl, is a ticking time bomb for future generations, all the more so with the increasing likelihood of diminishing resources to maintain and operate them indefinitely. As I indicated in my post, I think we need to start eliminating that technology, and the sooner the better.

I'm unsure of your rationale, but I think I do understand the following: "It will happen anyhow, so why not make a buck off of it?" That is a way of thinking I'm tempted to buy into, but it smacks to me as being somewhat akin to looting maimed and dead bodies--in advance. My survival doesn't depend in the least on investing, successfully or otherwise, in uranium. So I quite simply choose not too invest in it. As for other metals? I'm totally fine there (well, not totally, but out of necessity, and they are quite benign in comparison).

As to those who have contributed to the development and/or have come to depend on uranium, know this, there may admittedly be some short term benefits, but in the long term, they are placing not just my own (bloody ;) eyeballs at risk, but your's and everyone else's, present and future, as well. Pratityasamutpada.

Edit: And I haven't even mentioned all the great benefits of depleted uranium!

https://www.google.ca/search?q=depleted+uranium&client=firefox-a&hs=tmg&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=sb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=D8dzU9GEAo6tyASGzoG4Dg&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1200&bih=644

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