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Sunday, July 27, 2008

Taking a Break

I am taking a break from Blogging for awhile...

I have been spending too much time doing this and have negelcted other aspects of my life(like Sleep)....And I have been in a Meloncoley Mood that is a result from my Blogging so I think it's time to step back and be "uninformed" for awhile...... Back to when things were Simpler...

I hope to Return......

But just in case I don't get back to it.......I have enjoyed this Experience with all of you, I have learned from those that have had different Life Paths than My own and have Grown as a Result. I will miss you all..... even those I am not Fond of.......

Thanks for the Great Comments and Fantastic Debates and I hope to be back to blogging again...

Take Care.....God Bless You All

Sincerely Yours,

Patch W Adams



Liberty or Death...

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Oh Say Does That Star Spangled Banner Yet Wave

Over the Land of the FREE and the Home of the BRAVE?

Does it?

It may still Wave but over the Land of What...? The Oppressed and Over Regulated too Busy buying T.V.s and the Latest Phone to See the Flag Removed from the Pole?

What have we Allowed Ourselves to Become? What Part of Our Soul have we Destroyed or Locked Away that Remembered Freedom and Liberty ?

Is our Comfort, Our Welfare so cheaply Bought with the Death of Freedom? Our Children Sold into Government Bondage for the Price of Liberty? What Evil, What Illness has Blinded the Citizens of this Great Nation to the Destruction of their Rights?

Are We Now ready to accept the Chains of Socialism at the Grave of the Constitution? Does Our Past Mean Nothing? Are there no Ardent Patriots to say,"This Far...NO Farther!!"

I have said that I am not sure we have the Caliber of Great Men today as we did at the Founding of this Country. I have said that we Lack the Pioneer Spirit that has Built this Nation. I have said that We As Citizens Do not Deserve Our Freedom if we Do Not Fight for every Single Scrap!

What I say Matters Little.....

What WE Say Means Everything......


Are we Still the Land of the BRAVE........

That will Fight to be FREE?

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Independence

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpation's, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security."

Declaration of Independence - July 4th 1776


How can anyone even suggest that the Men that wrote this Document or any of the Founding Documents, did not have the foresight to see what would become of the country? That they could not foresee the population growth or realize the advances that would be made. So somehow the Documents they wrote are antiquated and do not pertain to America today. How could anyone say or even toy with the idea? Those men were far ahead of their time. They are far ahead of ours as well. I am not so sure we could produce men of such caliber today.

How could our Generations Fail such Great men as these by even suggesting we should re-institute the same Chains to Government that they all sacrificed so much to remove?

No one knows OUR History anymore, or Respects it. All anyone can do is degrade and complain about the "evils" of the country. We have all lost sight of the True Meaning of this Great Nation.

WE THE PEOPLE..are not just words on an old piece of paper...they are to the Core, the True Meaning of this Great Country. The Founding Fathers did not throw off the Chains of Oppression just so Lazy and Selfish Future Generations could once again re-Shackle the Chains and therefore ensure the destruction of their Dreams and Aspirations.

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness..These..these are Freedoms that can only be accomplished by the individual...they can not be handed to us by Government in any Form. The only Government that can ensure these Dreams is one that Protects the rights to these Dreams. Not by choking or stifling them with Over taxation and Regulation.

Freedom...that is why we as a country are different ...This country was founded on the Philosophy of Freedom. No Other Country in the World can Claim the right of being First to do so.. That is why for Anyone to compare this Great Country to any other..is folly. You can not compare this Country to another any more than you can compare Michael Angelo to Adolph Hitler.

If anyone in this country lacks foresight, it's the Citizens of today. Our Vision only extends past what we can reach and take home. We have no Honor, no Sense of Duty to those who came before.. Generations that have followed the Revolution have accomplished Great things, Righted Many wrongs and ensured that the True Meaning of the Constitution be applied to All.

But our Generations, our Citizens are only ensuring it's Destruction through their ignorance and complacency. I can not look at my Child and say that those Rights and Freedoms that I have enjoyed...... that have been entrusted to me are no longer Good for you and your Future. I will not stand and say to my Grand Children that I have allowed the destruction of the one thing that is Unique to the World... This Great Country..

We the Citizens Ensure the existence of the Government...It is not the Job of the Government to ensure the Lifestyle and Happiness of it's Citizens....it is just to ensure that we have those Freedoms and Rights in order to pursue Life, Liberty and Happiness on our own.


Patch W Adams 2008

Stop the Ride I Want to Get Off....

What is going on in this Country today? All I keep reading on some of these blogs are Emotional appeals to elect a certain person for President. The Problem is I do not see ANYONE I want to be President. Why? Let me explain….


The Problem with this country is its Direction. Now that means a lot of things to a lot of people. But what it means to me is that the Founding of this country was based on not only Individual Freedoms but Average “Joe” Citizen Government.

That means you or me or the Rich/Poor guy down the street run for office. Based on how we listen and portray the Views of those we wish to be elected by. Not on how we can tow a certain “Party” line. Not on how “excited” people are about us. But on how we REPRESENT the district, town, state or Country views on any given subject. Then after our “term” we go back to our “real” jobs. Then it is someone else’s turn.


We have been told that we need the same “Politicians” or “Parties” in office because “they” know how Washington Works. To me that is a perfect reason not to elect someone. If a Candidate spouts “Change” but that change is the total Opposite to the Founding Documents of this country…then that is a Perfect Reason to not elect someone. They seem to think it was important to put a term limit on the Position of President but not on any other Position in Congress or Senate....just so they could all take turns playing their version of "God" so as not to lose their Comfortable jobs while standing in Line for the Throne.

We need to get back to voting for the People. We need to decide for ourselves what issues we deem important that are allowed under the Constitution. Not on Emotion, not on excitement or skin color or sex or age……But on how that Citizen REPRESENTS AMERCIA…Not Themselves or a particular Party. How does that Person who wants to Hold one of the most Sacred Positions in the FREE world REPRESENT the FREE NATION?


How does that person REPRESENT the CONSTITUTION? Uphold and Defend…..
Not Distort and Destroy…..for their personal view on the running of this Great Nation….

Kick them ALL out folks…. None of them are much Different than the ones across the Aisle ….. It is up to Us to take off the Blinders and Read the History of OUR Country…and live by the Constitution… Not the Party…

The Founding Fathers fought for each other…to give each other Freedom….


Now we fight each other......... to take those Freedoms away…

Turning Point......


There are events in ones Life that occur which forces one to refer to Life before it as "Before" and everything that Happens after as "After." For some it is the Death of a Loved one, or loss of a Job, or something like 9/11 or maybe something Pleasant like Marriage.

For me it is the Feeling of Awakening to the Fact that this Country will Fall....... From within... before anyone notices...it will be too late..

I have the Discernable feeling that I have awakened from a Dream where Political lines were clear and Issues easy to Choose. But now, I realize, that is all it was, a Dream that others wanted me to have. Life in this Dream was Cut and Dry, easier to understand, black and white. The Reality I Live in now is Complicated and full of almost impossible battles. There are times when I wonder if living in Ignorance is not Truly Bliss, because for those that know........wish they didn't awake. I now look at the News and those around me like they are oblivious to the Facts of whats occurring , almost as if I and a few others know that an Asteroid is going to destroy the Planet and there is nothing I can do. It has made everything in Life seem unimportant and pale in Comparison. I Have not blogged for a couple of days because of this. Some call it Depression, .....possibly........I call it Realization.

I have come to a Point in My Life where I Have to Decide to Fight ........or Fall in Line.
One Road leads to almost definite heartache and hardship, the other...... to possible comfort in Life...but no Freedom.


I have decided to Fight. The Question is...am I alone?

The Awakening came when I discovered the Article about the ADA Forcing it's members to Computerize everything from Notes, to X-rays and Charts. And to have it done in 6 years. Because the majority of my family are in the Dental Field, it hit close to home. Here is the Link:

http://www.ada.org/prof/resources/pubs/adanews/adanewsarticle.asp?articleid=3069

After reading this my family and I asked why? Why now? When the ADA was asked why, they explained that a Representative from the Office of Health and Human Services came to the ADA and told them if they did not adopt a Certain Government Plan, then the Government would be forced to do it for them. Well if you follow the Link at he Bottom of the Article it leads to a Report. Read just the First 8 Pages...all if you wish. But the First 8 is enough for it to sink in..

www.hhs.gov/healthit/resources/reports.html

My family has done some investigation by talking to other people in the Dental Field and Medical Community in General. NO ONE HAS KNOWN ABOUT THIS GOVERNMENT PLAN, NO ONE. It has flown under the Radar. This plan will destroy the Medical Community in mass and Violate every Privacy Law on the Books.

The concept of computerizing to share information between a Doctor's office here in St. Louis and one in California is nothing New. The Medical Field has been pursuing something Similar for Years on a Smaller scale. Hospital Networks are computerizing so it's easier to share information in the Networks.

But the Problem is the Government wants access to EVERYONE's Medical Records without a Court Order, under the disguise of the interest of Public Health. Plus they want to standardize the system because no two systems are completely compatible. One Hospitals Computer is not linked to another unless they share the same Health Network, like BJC for example. So every hospital has been spending Millions to Computerize their facilities and the Government is coming in and Threatening them to Change over to another one. That is Going to Cost even more Millions to change over so naturally the cost is going to get passed to you, the patient. The Government is forcing the Private Medical Community to Build and pay for the Infrastructure for Socialized Medicine while creating the Crisis so that the same Government can step in and "Save" everyone by Socializing Medicine. The Cost of Medical Care will skyrocket because of this Government Plan and it will be portrayed as a Crisis brought on by the Private Medical Community. When in fact it was Created and Forced on Private Citizens by the Same Government that is supposed to be Defending our Individual Liberty. These tactics are worthy of Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler.

This is a Plan that was issued as an Executive order by President Bush in 2004.
The Socialists have infected Citizens, Congress, the Judiciary and the Office of President. Party Affiliation is an illusion, both parties are infected. Look at our Choice for President. A Leftist and a Left, Leftist. Socialism is not compatible with the Constitution of the United States. One Promotes the Right of Government over the Individual the other Promotes Freedom and Liberty of the Individual over Government. This Government Plan for the Medical Community is only a Symptom of a larger Disease. This Country will Fall because it is being taken from Within and from behind.

The Question is ..how many will go down Fighting? and How many will just fall in Line?

If the only response after reading this Blog that you can think of is to tell me How is a Computerized system Bad? Or that you have done nothing wrong so you don't worry about what the Government looks at.............or that this is some conspiracy theory..........You are a Moron. Go back to Sleep and Dream your Black and White Dream. You are part of the Problem....not the Solution.