We’ll be Draining the Swamp in 2018…One Candidate At A Time…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve been thinking about spotlighting some interesting candidates running against “Swamp Monsters”.  I closed Liberty Candidates  in 2014 because people had grown apathetic and it was probably because most of the Liberty Candidates were running Libertarian and no one ever won.  We never got a Senator or Congressman elected that ran in the Libertarian Party and people didn’t want to donate to those doing a dress-rehearsal for office.

But things have changed, and his name is Donald J. Trump…. and against all odds he woke up a nation on the brink of globalism and they were able to push back a government that was ready to charge them money for breathing or expelling gas…. AND against all odds, candidates running as “Deplorables” all over the country started winning Primaries and Senate and Congressional and State Seats….. the clouds started to part and the sun started to peek through….

And Then Austin Petersen said he was running as a Republican.  Augustus Invictus switched parties.  Omar Navarro stepped up to run against Maxine Waters….. and Shiva Ayyadurai, a Liberty loving Republican and the inventor of email, stated he was a “real Indian” running against “fake Indian” Elizabeth Warren.

So what is happening here?  Ordinary citizens who believe they can do what was, until recently unobtainable, are running for office and they’re actually running against the Liberal Elite.  They’re running to win because we’ve seen this happen since Trump was elected with people like Karen Handle who won against all odds and big money Liberals in Georgia.  There were also wins in Kansas with Rob Estes, Montana with Greg Gianforte, and South Carolina with Ralph Norman.  The sun is not just peeking through it’s beginning to shine!

These new Republicans are aware of the deep state, fake media, John McCain and human trafficking. They’re aware of socialist trying to take over the government, Obama and his shadow government and the cost of war. They’re aware that socialized medicine is not the way and that we can’t keep spending…..  It’s not perfect. No, it’s not the Ron Paul Revolution …but it’s a good start and it’s happening now.

We see what’s happening in the House and we know that people like Rand Paul and Thomas Massie and Mike Lee  need help.  They’re not perfect either but they are certainly going to hold our President’s feet to the fire.  We need more of that and less drowning our President in fake news and made up narratives because the left has not gotten their way and it’s looking like a never-ending battle for them and they’re losing elections….

So what of the Libertarian Party?  There is no place for people to run in this party of dress-rehearsal if we want to take our country back or make it great again…. The party that blows its wad every 4 years on some Presidential Candidate with no chance of winning –even compromises itself by choosing a candidate who goes against Libertarian Principles for 5%…..yet they never take the time or use their resources to help candidates who are running for the House or State Seats…..

So we’re looking for Winners. They’re looking for people who are running on a platform of limited government once again but whom actually WANT TO WIN!

Looks like Some interesting races are already in the works…..We’re going to be putting some in the spotlight because we don’t want to drain the swamp with more Swamp Monsters…..We’d like to see some new contenders step up and make waves.  Deplorables and Liberty Minded Individuals running as Republicans against those who NEED TO GO.

Stay tuned…

Let me know if you’re a Deplorable or you know of a candidate who is  looking to Drain the Swamp.  Lets work together and help get the job done.

 

 

 

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Gigi Bowman, Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Clean Food

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Dear Generation Y…..The Pillsbury Dough Boy and I

The Pillsbury Doughboy balloon floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
The Pillsbury Doughboy balloon floats in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade  in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

 

I was born in 1959.  For the most part I grew up with all the “new and improved” in life.  The sixties and seventies were a time of ‘wonderful’ new inventions and conveniences so that people had more time for…..work?  I’m not sure what the reason was but I grew up with the likes of the Pillsbury Dough Boy and the Kool-Aid Kid.  Sweet N’Low and Twinkies.  I had no idea until now that making biscuits was as easy as spending 10 minutes putting together some flour, buttermilk and baking soda. I didn’t realize until 55 years later that I could make my life more convenient by living longer and eating right rather than spending time going to the doctor –as I watch my parents, generation Y, make a social life out of doctor visits.

Why was it so hard for this generation that bore me to get vegetables from a market rather than opening a can?  Why was a frozen TV dinner or pot pie turned into a nightly meal for most of my peers?  Why did we stop putting butter on our bread and opt instead for a ‘crown’?

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Taystee Cakes, My-T-Fine Pudding, Shake ‘n Bake, Cheez Whiz, Spaghetti O’s…..  It took me until now to realize I could cook with real ingredients and whole food and make these same things from scratch in the same amount of time….. And I work, clean my house, paint furniture, fight the state, run for office, run organizations, food shop and play and watch TV and have time to write a blog too….     Was it worth all that ‘convenience’ to live on a daily regime of pills to keep you alive generation Y?

Now we not only have chemicals in our food but our entire food system is destroyed by a company that used the same ‘ingredients’ to kill the enemy in your war against the Vietnamese –the chosen enemy at the time to keep the military industrial complex alive and happy.   Somehow in return for ‘convenience’ your children grew up on toxic chemicals with tiny marshmallows until their own children –our children today– live in a world diagnosed with acronyms and are prescribed more chemicals to ensure they are customers for life to the heads of the state of Big Pharma.

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What happened? When did a biscuit become thirty something chemicals with some salt on top? When did the Pillsbury Dough Boy become the biggest balloon at the parade to the smiling faces of a generation of chemically poisoned children?

Well I’m here to tell you that you can do it.  You can make biscuits.  You can make biscuits that require only a few ingredients and it will take you the same amount of time as it does to pop open a can and separate the little disgusting chemically induced dough pieces and slide them into the oven.

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Recipe:

2 Cups of Flour

2 tsp of Baking Powder

1/2 tsp of Baking Soda

1 tsp of Salt

1 stick of Butter

3/4 cup of Buttermilk

Pre-heat Oven to 425 degrees.  Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt.  Cut 6 tablespoons of cold butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal.  Stir in buttermilk.  Place dough by ice-cream scoop size lumps onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Brush with a little melted butter. Bake 10 – 15 minutes until tops are golden.

(I used all organic ingredients and added fresh herbs – sage, rosemary and thyme)

Yeah, that’s real hard to do……

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The dough boy needs to die off because he’s killing us and our kids.  Foods of convenience –thank you for nothing generation Y.  Why did you forego real food for chemicals in a box?  Time for us to go back to basics.

Gigi Bowman, Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Clean Food

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Endorsement for Peter Nichols who is running Anti-Party –the kind of Party We Should All Be Supporting

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I keep trying to step away from politics but it keeps sucking me back in when I least expect it.  I was having fun zombie-ing out and watching my reality TV shows and shoving bonbons down my mouth while getting my nails done when along comes this little article in the local Huntingtonian newspaper that knocks my socks off…..  Peter Nichols, who once ran for Huntington Town Council as a Libertarian, has decided to run for County Legislature in Suffolk’s 17th district…..and he’s running as a write-in candidate!

It’s not that there is no time to collect signatures or that he has no manpower behind him or that he doesn’t have enough donations –but, the most liberty minded libertarian I’ve ever met, has come to realize after doing it once before that going out there and using up all your time and energy and resources and the time and energy of your friends and family to collect signatures on a third party line is the most RIDICULOUS THING ANYONE COULD POSSIBLY DO!

The two party system on Long Island is filled with criminals in office with expendable lawyers and cash it seems (WAIT –is that expendable cash your taxpayer money?? Probably :)) and they go after anyone who runs third party by challenging their signatures.  Peter knows this.  I know this.   They took me to the 5th level supreme court to waste my time, energy and dollars by challenging my 5,191 signatures during the 2014 State Senatorial race for 5th district.  It’s what they do.  It’s the game they play.  The Republicans and Democrats tag team off of each other taking turns which third party candidates to go after.  In all my years in the Libertarian party it’s been one candidate after another –out there spending their summer collecting signatures AFTER the Republicans and Democrats have done so, I might add, so that they can spend the second part of their summer in court trying to prove they didn’t commit fraud!   It’s a vicious cycle and it’s not going to end as long as the people keep on voting for these scam artist.  Third parties don’t have the donations and income in order to market themselves like the BIG TWO –especially when whatever donations they bring in ends up getting spent on frivolous lawsuits. Many of the lawyers and judges in these cases can do this in their sleep.  It’s a ploy and a tactic to keep ordinary American citizens from joining the rat pack of American politics.

Peter is going to run as a write-in candidate and he’s not going to spend any time or money WASTING his time and money collecting any signatures.  Imagine if the people in the 17th legislative district woke up and took a stand and made a statement that could possibly domino into something grand and great like taking our country back??  Something so simple as walking into the polling place on election day and writing in a candidates name rather than voting party line.

How many more articles in Newsday do we have to be subjected to giving us the skinny on yet another NY legislature or party boss getting arrested for fraud? Haven’t we seen enough of this? Aren’t we tired of paying taxes to line the pockets of these criminals who seem to be making more laws and rules that tip in their favor?
Here’s what you get if you write in Peter Nichols’ name…..a man who truly believes in freedom, liberty and small government. A man who doesn’t want to create any more laws to control your life or to generate more income for the mob squad running our government now.  Take a stand on election day and stop voting for the reason’s we are the most expensive place to live in the country with the biggest criminals in office.  Write-in your vote.  Do the Write thing.

Gigi Bowman, Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Clean Food

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On GMO’s and Libertarianism by Gene Trosper

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I’ve looked at both sides and I was initially very much against mandatory labeling. Mandatory *anything* activates my libertarian reflexes.

Let’s leave science out of the argument. Let’s leave the hipster “foodie” angle out of it. Instead, let us focus on the following:

Freedom of choice
Corporatism and corporate welfare
Freeing the market

Libertarians find themselves in a pickle: how to shrink (or even eliminate) government in the face of an ever-growing behemoth. Branches may be hacked, but the tree keeps growing. Clearly, voting for liberty-friendly candidates hasn’t had an iota of influence over shrinking government. Our much vaunted “think tanks” issue some good ideas, but the legislature generally ignores those ideas. Protests? They send us to “free speech zones” or hit us with tear gas, water cannons, LRAD, and goons with armor and billy clubs. Yeah…pretty ineffectual.

But what if you can turn government upon itself? Fight fire with fire?

That’s where mandatory GMO labeling comes into play. By passing labeling in one or two states, you begin the process of state governments (who are bound to defend voter-approved initiatives) conflicting with the federal government. This is currently what is happening with the marijuana legalization movement in numerous states. These states are essentially weakening segments of the federal government. Do libertarians generally support these legalization movements, especially in Washington and Colorado? You bet. However, these laws contain some anti-liberty components. yet, with these anti-liberty components, the good vastly outweighs the bad. These initiatives are a net benefit to liberty. The same can be said of mandatory GMO labeling.

The makeup of modern agriculture is not one of family farms, but one of massive corporate “factory farms” who rely on federal subsidies to maintain and increase their profit. This is wrong to any liberty minded individual. Corporations benefit from the stolen money of taxpayers to feather their already luxuirious nests. These subsidies are also used to help “study” and develop GMO crops.

Libertarians like to say they are for freedom of choice. One popular LP bumpersticker proclaims “I’m Pro-Choice on Everything!” However, for the average shopper, freedom of choice in the grocery store with regard to GMO foods is close to impossible. Yes, there is a voluntary NON-GMO labeling project underway and that is a good thing. But it barely comes close to scratching the surface. It’s said that roughly 90% of all corn and soybeans are genetically modified. Walk down the isle of your grocery store and read the ingredients list. It’s absolutely astounding how many products contain corn and/or soy products. These products are all silent as to whether they contain GMO ingredients.

So, here we have an interesting situation: big ag corporations feasting on taxpayer subsidies to develop and produce products that are genetically modified, which are most assuredly in most foods consumers purchase at the grocery store — and these products are unlabeled. So, where is the freedom of choice for consumers? How does one tell if the food they are purchasing contains products which their stolen taxpayer dollars helped to develop and produce? How can they determine if those products contain ingredients which can have potentially negative consequences for their health and the health of their families? Consider: if these ingredients DO have potentially negative health consequences, how evil is it for corporations to use taxpayer money to foist these products onto the consumer? It’s like forcing someone to pay for the bullet they will be shot with.

If that isn’t bad enough, the freedom of choice for consumers is limited even more by so-called “veggie libel laws”, which make it a civil offense (in Colorado, it is a criminal offense!) to imply that certain food products are “bad”. The biggest example is the lawsuit the Texas cattlemen filed against Oprah Winfrey. She did an episode on Mad Cow Disease and declared she would not eat beef anymore. The Texas cattlemen determined this libeled their product and took her to court. What she expressed was her opinion. Big ag decided that opinions hurt their bottom line. Numerous other cases show that veggie libel laws have chilling effect on free speech. Have you noticed that certain dairy products contain the following label: “FDA States: No significant difference in milk from cows treated with artificial growth hormone.”? I found that on a diary product in Whole Foods, of all places. Do you know why that label exists? Oakhurst Dairy was given a “Quality Seal” from the state of Maine because it was rBGH free. Monsanto was the corporation which developed the rBGH hormone and they demanded that Maine stop issuing such seals. Maine refused, so Monsanto went after Oakhurst Dairy by suing them, and now, Oakhurst Dairy (Maine’s largest dairy) carries that label.

So much for free choice.

Libertarians like to say “let the market decide”. That is the most simplistic and asinine statement that could be made when there is nothing resembling a free market in big ag. Not only does it reflect general ignorance of the situation, it also demonstrates a general “I don’t give a shit” social Darwinist attitude toward the average person. Libertarians can redeem themselves by supporting GMO labeling, which would go a long way toward dismantling the corporatist grip on the food we eat and untangling the unholy alliance between corporation and government. If it weren’t for the government, companies such as Monsanto would not be engaged in bullying tactics, sucking on the teat of subsidies, and purposefully deceiving consumers by hiding the fact their products contain GMO ingredients.

I hear the chorus of libertarians bleating: “but you can’t use the force of government! It never solves anything!” But what most libertarians do not understand is that this force of government will be used upon itself, not innocent corporations or consumers. If there WAS a free market, there would be no subsidies. There would be no veggie libel laws. there would be no deceiving consumers by hiding the nature of ingredients. Libertarians are against fraud, correct? Then manufacturers who use GMO ingredients are committing fraud against consumers by declaring their product to be “natural”, when there is absolutely nothing “natural” with splicing genetics.

To sum this all up: big ag is committing force and fraud against consumers and taxpayers with the collusion of government. It is absolutely moral and appropriate to use government at the state level against government at the federal level. if small government libertarians wish to be consistent, then they will use GMO labeling laws to protect individuals against the greater force and fraud we face. After all, small government libertarians consent to government existence for the purpose of protecting us from force and fraud. What makes this any different? Nothing.

                Libertarian Activist Gene Trosper and Shannon Black

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Hello Hello Hello, is there anybody out there? Has Liberty Finally Died?

After 7 years of being naive and believing in my peers in liberty, I have seen the death of liberty and it’s right in my own playground –that being the place where my friends and I once played at spreading the message of liberty.
Liberty died with Ron Paul.  I’ll say that again –I watched it grow with Ron Paul and I watched it die with Ron Paul.  I know this to be true because all of the people whom I have met in the last 7 years through the Ron Paul Revolution can now be seen dying on a vine like the fungus that my winter squash had this summer.  It looked kind of pretty for awhile and I believed that I would actually be eating squash this winter but what started with a bang ended as death on the vine and I was unsure of whether to blame it on what was falling down from the sky or coming up from the soil.  The fungus of liberty seems to be the internet and where it started out there growing pretty and strong…..it apparently grew a fungus and died.
Who really cares anyway?
I started out in this world of “liberty” at the very front of the gate by immediately starting a Ron Paul meetup on Long Island –it eventually ended in 2012 with a lot of division, anger, and wrath with friends going their separate ways –some went RepubliCan, some went Losertarian and some just went back to the mall.
Through the years I have kept my positive attitude (naivety) believing that I could personally bring Liberty to this country, to my state to my locality by starting up organizations like LibertyCandidates –helping those, like me, who still believed we could work through the system, get some notoriety and run for office believing that perhaps, they too, could get donations like Ron Paul and in no time at all we would have 50 Ron Paul’s in the House and Senate voting NO! to all the bad policies while repealing bad legislation….. but that didn’t work out.  –No one has donated to LibertyCandidates for 4 years except for the few diehard believers like me. And the one guy in the liberty movement who actually had money to back up his beliefs gave it to a candidate by the name of Kerry Bentivolio  who duped liberty by actually gaining the “notoriety” by being the first seated legislator to ever be voted out of Liberty Candidates because in his first few congressional votes he voted for the Monsanto Protection act and to raise the debt ceiling.  I’m still running liberty candidates but it’s sort of turned into a sparkler on the fourth of July rather than a cherry bomb –pun intended, as our main way of collecting donations for those who actually had the balls to step up and run for office are called money bombs.  Bombs away –none of these brave souls stands a chance of ever winning a local seat never mind an actual seat in the house when the most they can garner in donations is a couple of hundred –how is liberty ever going to win that way?  Either Ron Paul made all of his supporters broke or people just stopped actually caring.
I kept my positive attitude when I, along with my friend, Ed Weaver, began Save Long Island because we saw that the meetup we were running, Campaign for Liberty, was another loss on the vine of liberty.  In the years in which we tried to grow the liberty movement in our own back yards we never grew in numbers –and though we had 200 or so members the same 20 always showed up.  We realized we were never getting anywhere except to maybe throw a sign wave on a bitter cold day but other than this…..we were going nowhere fast.  That also was the time of the great divide between those who went “right” and those who went lost -and I say this, not so much to insult the big L Libertarian party –because I have also put my faith and hope into this endeavor as well –dragging my Ron Paul friends into the party –believing we could get candidates to run for office locally and bring liberty to our own backyards –but that can’t happen when you can’t even gather more than 5 to 10 people –and not at any one time either– to collect the gazillion signatures a Libertarian needs in order to get on the ballot –and when one finally does it comes with a lot of bad blood and division within the party itself because of the clash of either egos or, like the saying goes, herding cats gets you nowhere…..  yes, that is what the Libertarian Party means to me at this point –and I put all my faith and hope into this party believing that with my passion I could change things in a party that never really got anywhere on an island that has it’s own two party system betraying itself as happened this past year when the Republicans on Long Island voted for the NY Safe Act infringing on the 2nd Amendment.
The Libertarian Party –especially in NY, has a chance in 2014 to grow and become a guiding beacon of light -they are the only party that stands up for the 2nd Amendment!  But that’s not going to happen when the old guard libertarians who sat around drinking coffee and talking philosophy can’t get along with the new libertarians who came in from the Ron Paul Revolution and instead of  talking philosophy –they are instead spiting one another and it’s more spit and vinegar than actually “getting things done”.  The Libertarians in New York could be getting behind an event like the Save Long Island Forum and letting the world know that they are here to educate the masses about the issues that affect all of us –but instead they revile, ignore and buy no tickets to this event…..  ?
Because of that act of voting for the SAFE ACT by the Republicans I quickly jumped to my usual optimistic and idealistic self and decided I would actually run for office and help to bring truth and light to the people of Long Island by awakening them to the issues affecting all of us –things like the reason why our taxes were so high and we could barely afford to fill our gas tanks and the reason why so many around us were getting sick and why our children were dying (including my own) from our government waking up one day in bed with corporations who were now running our schools and our medicine cabinets and our skies and our electrical currents and our food supply….
So I had this bright idea along with my friend, Edward Weaver, who runs this organization we started called Save Long Island where we showed films about these same issues listed above on a monthly basis at the local library –trying to enlighten people to what we need to face and try to find solutions….. that we would bring in experts on all of these issues affecting us and try and awaken the people of our home, Long Island, to what’s really going on because we know that unless we educate ourselves about these issues, we can’t really fight back.  We figured that this event would be a model for other towns and other cities across the nation –Save ______’s in every state. We had watched in the last year as people were devastated by the super-storm Sandy and we had seen what it could possibly be like if we really needed to survive for long periods of time without food or electricity or heat –and what it was like to come back from disaster, working together as a community.  We figured now was the time to finally come together and take back our counties, our cities our towns, our state and that everyone would  WANT to come on this journey with us!  We would help to educate our neighbors and friends and some of us might even step up and take the bull by the horns and run for office or start leading people and teaching them to be self-sufficient by growing their own gardens or canning or stocking up. By fighting the companies trying to put “smart meters” on our homes without our knowledge. To gather the troops and fight the legislators that were working against us by trying so hard to trample on our constitution and taking away our rights for everything from our freedom of speech to our freedom to bear arms to our freedom to even decide whether our own kids should get vaccines or not!   During this time we watched as groups grew on facebook on Long Island that were starting to wake up to the things we were telling them about for years like Agenda 21 and Common Core Education and Ed and I got excited that if we threw this event that they would all come and bring their family and friends so that we could all work together as a unit of educated, concerned citizens who knew our rights and knew what it would take to retaliate against the crony capitalist and legislators who fought against term limits so they could keep their cushy jobs while they boxed their ears when we had concerns –while pandering to corporations for lobby money and perks….  Yes…Ed and I had this grand idea that we would take our little organization and turn it into a giant extravaganza that would talk about ALL the issues while at the same time bringing about education about economics which we have always known was at the center of this giant mess of a nation since 1913 when the Federal Reserve was born –100 years ago this week.  And here we are throwing this large party to celebrate the fact that we CAN take matters into our own hands and educate ourselves and our families and friends and that by doing this we can come up with solutions and fight back…..  only  it’s all quiet and silent and no one is answering our call.  We’re throwing a party and no one is coming but for a few optimist like us……but the rest?  Our Libertarian friends, our Ron Paul friends, our friends in liberty and freedom……  where are they?
So I have to assume from all of this that liberty is dead.  I had heard that the prices of our tickets were too high –yet we have been selling them for 6 months  ?  So we lowered the prices because we still believe that we are doing the right thing –only we realize that any profit we expected to bring in and hand over to 9/11 first responders was asking too much —  and at half price the silence is deadening still….. and the sadness to the first responders will be even sadder.
We appealed to those who have known of liberty for longer than most to please come and help us to awaken those who are just learning…..  and I hear complaints from people on the left of the middle saying that this event sounds great but the tickets should be free and they plan on boycotting outside of our event because we’re charging money…..  And my answer to that is “If only the hotel wasn’t charging us $13,000 and our speakers weren’t asking for a fee and plane fare and hotel rooms were free— but they are not…..
And to those who really know Ed and I –we’ve never charged a thing or made any money off of what we have done for years and years…..  we do it because we give a damn –but giving a damn is apparently not enough –you need to give your soul to some people.
Yes, Edward Weaver and I are doing this because we care.  Alexa Dunetz who came on board with us is doing this because she believes.  A few who began with us in the beginning weren’t as naive and didn’t believe that this event could happen so they stepped off this train wreck.  But we still believed and we followed through…. and here we are three weeks away and we have barely sold enough tickets to fill the South Huntington Library, never mind a room that can fit up to 10 times that amount.  Here we are three weeks away and people are still putting this off until tomorrow as if that is possible for us when we have speakers to fly in from far off places to speak to you about what they have known and what they wish to share and how we can come together to find solutions….
But apparently liberty is dead with the very people I began this journey with –those from surrounding states like New Jersey, Connecticut, Virginia, Massachusetts, DC and of all places, New Hampshire -where those “enlightened” have begun the “Free State Project” hoping that 20,000 will follow them to their land of the free…..yet not one ticket sold to one of them to come to a place where people are paying the highest taxes in this country, who have just been devastated by a storm and who are finding out slowly but surely that their flood insurance might jump fivefold might actually like to find out about a place where there is some hope….. nope, none of those people have bought a ticket….  None of the people from the places I’ve traveled to with my husband for the past 7 years to help them to spread the message of liberty with everything from Ending the Fed to LoveFests and FreedomFests and Paloozas have bought a ticket….. none.
But liberty is not just dead on Long Island…..it is apparently dead in the midwest and in Alabama and in NYC and in all of the places where other liberty events have died on the vine —  liberty died at Paulfest last August when the liberty movement divided between the grassroots and the RepubliCans which we found printed on a T-Shirt washed of it’s liberty….
So why am I still here believing? Running for Office?  Running an event that no one is buying tickets to??
Honestly, I do not know……  If people can’t buy tickets to an event to learn what’s affecting their children and family —their neighborhoods and bank accounts and why so many people have cancer or are suffering from allergies or sick from medication or why their kids are being tortured in their schools day after day…. but can instead spend it on the new XBox or a few White Russians or a burger and fries and a beer –or pay $50  for a night out at the movies supporting stars they revile all day on facebook  yet find that same price too high to listen to 20 speakers on 20 issues that will give them the knowledge to fight back for their own children??
No, wait, I do know why I’m still here….because I give a damn.  But are we it? Are Ed and Alexa and I the last three people we know who will sacrifice thousands of hours planning an event to bring awareness to the masses while between the three of us we are still trying to earn a living, go to law school and run for office all the while running organizations to help other’s do the same?  Ed is also the Chair of the Suffolk County Libertarian Party and I am a Vice Chair to the NY State Libertarian Party and run an organization that vets people to run for office on a platform of liberty.  I’m starting to wonder if we are the last few people who actually are so naive we believed our friends and our family in liberty would come together to open their arms to a whole new crop of people that are just becoming aware themselves —because YES FOLKS…the few who have actually bought tickets are NEW PEOPLE who actually want to learn!
So what happened to our friends in Liberty? They’re divided, fighting, hating, condemning, judging and blocking.  People who once inspired and who even won liberty inspiration awards are turning into angry egotist.  Those who have entertained and sang of freedom and liberty are having a hard time finding places where people can hear them because liberty events are dying all over.  So is it all over?  Should we bother anymore?  Should we just hang up our liberty T-shirts on a hook and never look back and just accept what’s thrown at us?  Should I bother running for office? If people can’t pay $60 bucks to go to an event I’m throwing to awaken them to the issues that affect us are they going to donate to my campaign so that I can awaken them to the issues that affect us?  Will they instead just go into the voting booths and vote party line once again after all of their complaining about the state of our nation?

Is anyone going to buy a ticket to listen to Charlotte Iserbyt talk to us about Common Core Education and what we should do to solve this massive problem or G. Edward Griffin tell us about Agenda 21 and what we can do to stop this infringement on our personal property rights?  Is it too much trouble to be in a room and listen to men speak of our monetary policy and where we should go? Does anyone care any longer about how we can help our children stay off of anti-depressants or how we can cure cancer ourselves?  Does anyone want to know what’s actually in our water and in our food and in our skies and how we can fight back from what’s being fed to our families?

hello hello hello is there anybody out there? Ed and I are seriously considering walking away from everything at this point.  Do we bother?  Is there any hope?  We can’t back out of this event now because we have contracted to have it so we will probably end up being $30,000 in debt instead of helping our fellowman to become enlightened and fight back….Won’t you please think about continuing to spread the message of liberty and sharing your knowledge with some of those who aren’t yet where you might be?www.savelongislandforum.com