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My comment posted on the November 27 PrisonPlanet.com article, “Canadian Border Officials: Political Thought Police,” on the detention of Amy Goodman, for her intended lawful comments on the upcoming Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Absolutely disgusting. Holding someone up at the border, questioning them as to what they planned on lawfully saying, while they let that criminal, George W. Bush, into Canada three times now since he ended his criminal presidency (signed the unconstitutional Patriot Act, authorized unlawful warrantless wiretapping, went to war against Iraq on the basis of several lies, and without a constitutional declaration of War by Congress,

My comment after that, in <> brackets, got cut off. I wrote, “see Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s articles of impeachment against President Bush, for more information.

A great editorial on Infowars.com from November 30, “The Constitutional Bankruptcy of our Republic,” sums up my sentiments exactly.

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On January 27, 1996, President Bill Clinton stated during his 1996 State of the Union Address, “The era of big government is over.”
The federal budget numbers are from the 1996 and 2009 budgets.

THEN: No government bailouts
NOW: Bailouts could reach $23.7 trillion

THEN: Total federal spending was $1.61 trillion
NOW: $3.1 trillion

THEN: Government was already big.
NOW: The PATRIOT Act, Department of Homeland Security, two unconstitutional wars, federalization of the National Guard, warrantless wiretaps, 30+ “Czars.”

THEN: Defense spending was $262.2 billion
NOW: $651.1 billion

THEN: The federal debt was $5.27 trillion
NOW: $10.41 trillion

THEN: “Our economy is the healthiest it has been in three decades.”
NOW: The economy is the worst it’s been in six decades.

THEN: “We have the lowest combined rates of unemployment and inflation in 27 years.”
NOW: The highest rate of unemployment in 26 years.

THEN: “America is selling more cars than Japan for the first time since the 1970s.”
NOW:  GM and Chrysler went bankrupt, Toyota overtook GM as the world’s largest car producer in 2008 for the first time ever.

THEN: “And for three years in a row, we have had a record number of new businesses started in our country.”
NOW: The highest number of bankruptcies in the past four years since the 2005 bankruptcy overhaul.

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