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                   I don't like or trust Donald Trump, and I never DID. In my opinion, he is an arrogant, spoiled Rich Boy who has rarely done much critical thinking about anything other than wealth and how to grow it. 

                    Trump is pouty and immature, crude, and borders on Schizophrenic. All that considered, he is STILL more stable than either Obama or Hillary. The Donald is certainly no Republican, but then again, what "Republican" politician today actually IS? 

                     To me, there is little if any difference between the two main parties anymore. Which is why I am voting Libertarian in November. At least THAT party strives for real  fairness and offers something valuable to BOTH parties, and they manage to do it without violating the Constitution.  That's why the Libertarians are blocked from debates and primaries and most ballots. The Two-Party system might lose their stranglehold on American voters and the People might actually see an alternative to the status quo that serves us ALL equally. 

                      Given the opportunity and a little time, the Libertarians' leadership could heal the wide division among the American people. 

                        So, I don't know about YOU, but I am sick to death of the constant media regurgitation of crap that in the long run, really doesn't matter. Comey, Mueller, Russia, Stormy Daniels, etc. Once upon a time in America, these issues would have been national scandals of epic proportions, bad enough to bring the presidency to a screeching halt. As it SHOULD!  However, after decades of presidents and their administration members being publicly outed for corruption, and countless lies and misdeeds, this kind of behavior no longer shocks many people. 

                         We are now more accepting of the once-unacceptable, tolerant of deviance and dishonesty, and lax in holding officials to the higher standard that we should be demanding. The corrupt and criminal among them are not held legally responsible for their crimes or Constitutional violations and those who should be outraged have become frustrated to the point of apathy.  So it no longer "matters" if a president is a liar, a closet Jihadist, or hires a hooker every Saturday night at 10 p.m. It no longer is shocking that a Secretary of State and presidential hopeful is surrounded by dead bodies who all "Committed Suicide", or that she leaked a slew of "Confidential" emails. No one cares that the former head of the DOJ ran weapons to Mexican Cartels, resulting in numerous deaths of innocents, including a U.S Border Patrol Agent. All in an effort to ban firearms in America.

                           Crimes among officials that would have not long ago been impeachable offenses and deserving of PRISON, are now shrugged-off as long as the perpetrator is a politician or celebrity. Heaven Forbid that YOU get caught with a rifle that has a pistol grip, or fail to pay your unconstitutional income taxes !  The Double-Standard in our government and media is beyond comprehension. 

                              I doubt that this country has had even a handful of honorable presidents in our history. Humans are a sinful lot by nature, ALL of us,but none so much as the wealthy and powerful. 

                               Our Founders did everything possible to protect us from the very sort of government we now HAVE, and they gave us the power and means to reject it. Instead of exercising those vital options, we are surrendering them. The Constitution is ignored, attacked, and trod-upon, and the consequences are obvious. 

                                 Socialism is not coming to America, it is already here. Obamacare is Socialism. We have a government that tells us how we can or cannot use our own properties, Alphabet Agencies control what we grow, eat, drink, or build. THEY control vast expanses of land that does NOT belong to them.  Our public schools are now government-controlled instead of community-controlled and our kids are at the mercy of curriculum that is nothing more than Socialist Indoctrination, misinformation, and deliberate suppression of independent thinking and free will.

                                  Religious faith is frowned upon and believers are ridiculed and bullied. Literature, media, and even speech are now censored and the most important amendment in the Constitution, the Second, is in real danger of being repealed. Should that happen, there will be NOTHING to stop the government from repealing or nullifying the entire Constitution! Just imagine an America with no Constitutional law or protection for ANYONE but the wealthiest and most powerful.

                                   Not ONE word, clause, or amendment in the Constitution is open to debate. Only those who lack the ability to read or cannot comprehend the written word, can claim otherwise. They and the Evil-Doers who are restrained by the Constitution from achieving their agenda of a One World order and total control, would attempt to twist and re-interpret the Constitution. They are doing it every day. Activist Judges included.  

                                   Last year, gullible Conservatives by the millions fell under the Trump Trance, truly believing that he would "Save Us" from tyranny and repair the damage wrought by eight years of Obama. Yet here we ARE, no better off than we have ever been under Democrat presidents.

                                    Since Trump's election, the First and Second Amendments have come under an assault of unprecedented dimensions. Young Liberals with little knowledge of and zero respect for the cost and necessity of freedom, are using the First Amendment to destroy both the First and Second Amendments !! Yes, they ARE that STUPID! These spoiled, entitled, lazy, short-sighted idiots actually think that they will succeed in silencing and disarming those they disagree with while retaining their OWN rights to Free Speech and Self-Defense! WHY, would ANYONE lend an ear to people who are THAT dis-connected from reality? Yet every year, more fools jump on the Liberal Bandwagon and scream, protest, riot, and tantrum for rights to be taken AWAY! 

                                  Wasn't it only a short time ago that young Americans protested for MORE rights and freedom? Weren't they, "Anti-Establishment"? Now, they ARE the establishment! Yesterday's flower children and THEIR children, are today's blooming idiots.
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                                   As you all know, Stone Soup is running a second fundraiser for the American Flag Project. This campaign has been up for almost three months now and has been heavily advertised. It was on the front page of the Eastwick Press, it is on Facebook, discussed on this blog, and appeared in the Town Newsletter. 

                                    The first fundraiser went so well, that we raised the needed funds in 24 hours. THIS year, we haven't even raised $200. in almost three months. Here's the interesting thing; the First fundraiser's donations came from 1% NY City Transplants and 99% long-time locals and life-timers. This year, what we HAVE raised, came from 0% NY City transplants and 100% locals. Yet, the transplants freely spent over $2000. of TAXPAYER money, on NL200 Banners that are too dark to read or in many cases even SEE. They are also for ONE use. On December 31 of 2018, they are junk.

                                      Now, these same people want to buy 3 and a half acres of property at an under-value price, for their Rail Trail Project, permanently removing it from the Tax Roll and burdening the rest of us with making up the difference. Yet the project has only TWO easements in town so far, and they are both on the Stephentown line. They have NO Right-of-Ways anywhere else. They cannot even get the trail as far as Lebanon Springs. Not ONE member of this group has donated an American flag or chipped-in a few bucks TOWARD one. 

                                        They DID however, PERMANENTLY claim the utility poles with the NL200 banners on them, so that they can use them for their "Future Events". So filling-in the spots in town that still need American flags will be extremely difficult next Spring. It just boggles the mind!

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                                         Here's a question for the Tree-Hugging Transplants and their Messiah, John Dax. The stalled Shaker Swamp Project on the site of a "Swamp that was never a Swamp ", is now considered an "Official Wetland" or not? 

                                           If it IS, and an Alphabet Agency is protecting it, why is a local resident hauling-in dump truck loads of fill and dumping it into the South end of the alleged "Swamp"? He wants more usable land, and he doesn't give a rat's A_S about swamp projects. LOL!!!

                                             You HAVE to laugh folks, because if you take it all TOO seriously, New Lebanon will become a War Zone. Maybe it already IS.
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                  NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, goes DOWN under charges of physical and mental abuse of female staff members!   GOOD RIDDANCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!       

###########################################################     Two Articles on the results of Socialized Medicine
       
  http://mommyunderground.com/in-the-wake-of-alfie-evans-death-blame-is-falling-on-a-surprising-source/

http://realconservativesunite.com/2018/05/05/more-than-4-million-americans-have-lost-health-insurance-since-2016/

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