Petition for Alaska back to Russia

“We the People,” the White House’s online petition website that claims it is “giving all Americans a way to engage their government on the issues that matter to them,” is currently hosting a petition for Alaska to leave the United States and join Russia

The petition, written by S. V. of Anchorage, simply reads:

Groups Siberian Russians crossed the Isthmus (now the Bering Strait) 16-10 thousand years ago.

Russian began to settle on the Arctic coast, Aleuts inhabited the Aleutian Archipelago.

First visited Alaska August 21, 1732, members of the team boat “St. Gabriel »under the surveyor Gvozdev and assistant navigator I. Fedorov during the expedition Shestakov and DI Pavlutski 1729-1735 years.

Vote for secession of Alaska from the United States and joining Russia.

The Petition was just created on March 21, 2014 and already has 11,624 signatures.

Alaska back to Russia. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government.

30 Survey Results That Sound False But That Are Actually True

sheepleYou will be shocked at what some Americans actually believe.  For example, close to 90 percent of us believe that we are eating a healthy diet, and yet more than third of the population is officially obese.  65 percent of all Americans say that they are dissatisfied with the government, and yet nearly a third of us would be willing to submit to a “TSA body cavity search” in order to get on an airplane.  As you will see below, Americans are angrier and more frustrated with government and with their lives than ever before, but we also exhibit almost unbelievable levels of sloth and apathy.  Some of the numbers below are quite funny, and others are absolutely stunning.  But they all say something about who we have become as a nation.  The following are 30 survey results that sound false but that are actually true…

#1 According to a recent Rasmussen Reports survey, 52 percent of Americans “do not think the economy is fair to those willing to work hard”.

#2 70 percent of all Americans do not “feel engaged or inspired at their jobs”.

#3 According to another recent Rasmussen Reports survey, 59 percent of Americans believe that “less government involvement in the economy” would help reduce the size of the income gap in this country.  (And those 59 percent are actually correct.)

#4 20 percent of all government workers and 26 percent of all Obama supporters consider the Tea Party to be “the biggest terror threat” that America is facing.

#5 Approximately 30 percent of all American workers have $1,000 or less saved up for retirement.

#6 A worldwide survey conducted by the Worldwide Independent Network and Gallup found that 24 percent of people around the world consider the United States to be the biggest threat to peace.  Pakistan was in second place with just 8 percent.

#7 60 percent of Americans report feeling “angry or irritable”.  Two years ago that number was at 50 percent.

#8 36 percent of Americans admit that they have yelled at a customer service agent during the past year.

#9 29 percent of Americans believe that “cloud computing” involves an actual cloud.

#10 A survey of employers that currently pay minimum wage to at least some of their employees found that 38 percent of them would start laying off employees if the minimum wage was raised.

#11 One survey found that 56 percent of Americans believe that it is okay for the government to track “the telephone records of millions of Americans” in order to keep us safe.

#12 When George W. Bush was president, 61 percent of Democrats considered NSA surveillance to be “unacceptable”, but now that Obama is in the White House, only 34 percent of them consider it to be “unacceptable”.

#13 67 percent of Americans support the use of unmanned drones in “homeland security missions” inside the United States.

#14 One survey found that 51 percent of all Americans agree with this statement: “it is necessary to give up some civil liberties in order to make the country safe from terrorism.”

#15 Close to one-third of all Americans would be willing to submit to a “TSA body cavity search” in order to fly.

#16 65 percent of Americans are dissatisfied “with the U.S. system of government and its effectiveness”.  That is the highest level of dissatisfaction that Gallup has ever recorded.

#17 Only 8 percent of Americans believe that Congress is doing a “good” or “excellent” job.

#18 70 percent of Americans do not have confidence that the federal government will “make progress on the important problems and issues facing the country in 2014”.

#19 According to a survey conducted by the National Geographic Society, only 37 percent of all Americans in the 18 to 24-year-old age range can find the nation of Iraq on a map.

#20 Close to 25 percent of all Americans do not know that the United States declared independence from Great Britain.

#21 Right now, 29 percent of all Americans under the age of 35 are living with their parents.

#22 According to one survey, 24 percent of all U.S. teens that have a sexually-transmitted disease say that they still have unprotected sex.

#23 Approximately one out of every five teenage girls in the United States actually wants to be a teenage mother.

#24 The percentage of Americans that “believe there are signs that aliens have visited Earth” is actually higher than the percentage of Americans that believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

#25 According to one recent survey, only 35 percent of all Americans say that they are better off financially than they were a year ago.

#26 It is hard to believe, but 56 percent of all Americans are considered to have “subprime credit” at this point.

#27 89.7 percent of all Americans believe that they are eating a healthy diet.  Meanwhile, approximately 36 percent of all Americans are obese.

#28 44 percent of all Americans do not have a first-aid kit in their homes.

#29 48 percent of all Americans do not have any emergency supplies stored up at all.

#30 53 percent of all Americans do not even have a 3 day supply of nonperishable food and water in their homes.  What will they do when a major crisis or emergency strikes?  Do they actually believe that the government will swoop in to save them if something happens?

So what do you think about these survey results?  Is there anything that you would add to the list?  Please feel free to share what you think by posting a comment below…

Credit for this article goes to Michael Snyder  Original Here

Elderly man tasered 6 times during case of mistaken identity

ALLENTOWN, PA — A 76-year-old man was repeatedly zapped with a taser after police mistook him for another man — his brother.

A lawsuit has been filed over the incident, which occurred in August 2012. Robert Gross, age 76 at the time, had driven his brother, Carl Gross Sr., to see Carl’s granddaughter at a hair cutting salon inside a Walmart shopping center. Robert waited outside, and walked across the parking lot to a phone store to shop for a new cell phone.

For reasons unclear, police were dispatched to the hair salon because Carl — who suffers from dementia — was causing a problem inside the store. However, when police got to the scene, they set their sights on Robert, who was innocently walking in the parking lot.

Two Berks-Lehigh Regional Police officers became aggressive and shouted at Robert. They allegedly threw the septuagenarian to the ground on his chest. When he asked why they were hurting him, the police replied, “You know.”

Of course, Robert Gross didn’t know. He had done nothing wrong. The bullies proceeded with the attack, firing Tasers repeatedly into Robert Gross. Gross said the pain felt during and after the assault was so extraordinary that he felt like he was going to die, according to Lehigh Valley News. Gross experienced “pain, extreme shock, and alarm” from the electrifying zaps.

Robert Gross endured a total of six (6) electric shocks while he was lying on the ground, according to the lawsuit.

“They didn’t dispute that they tasered him. They didn’t dispute that he got slammed face down to the ground,” explained Elizabeth Roberts, an attorney who represented Robert Gross in court.

Officers actually defended their attack, and “were very adamant that Mr. (Robert) Gross was argumentative and belligerent and trying to punch them,” Roberts stated to Philly.com. “Mr. Gross was equally adamant that nothing like that happened.”

The officers tossed Robert Gross into the back of a police car and charged him with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Brother Carl was later committed to a mental health facility for his dementia.

Robert Gross recently filed suit in U.S. District Court alleging assault, battery, and deprivation of his 4th and 14th Amendment rights. Officers Dathan Schlegel, Michael J. Sinko and Nicholas Morris were named as the assailants.

The propensity for cops to use tasers as compliance tools — even on the elderly — is something that should be of concern to us all. Its not far-fetched to think that a case of mistaken identity followed by a taser attack could happen to anyone.

via Elderly man tasered 6 times during case of mistaken identity.

What happened to America? Part 1

Well if your at least my age (32) then you have probably been around long enough to realize that things have changed drastically since you were a child. Back in the good ole days; Things were simpler than today, the technology  we have today is astounding to say the least; And for the most part that’s good. The only bad part is people have come to rely on the technology for everything, therefore letting themselves get lazy. (Myself Included) People of every single generation before the current  were hard working, proud Americans. Even with all this great technology and so many people finishing college; I still feel like, the current generation of children are no where near as smart as say they were 5 years ago. So I began to question why is that? I have 3 children I want to teach them everything I know and then some; as would most parents, Right? My children (for now) attend public school and they must be teaching them at least as good as my generations was taught; Right? Well apparently that is wrong with the whole common core crap (more on that later) their learning less than before. It seems schools are trying to manufacture a generation of children who submit to whatever and don’t think for themselves. And that’s just wrong I don’t care who you are if you had any sense you would agree.

So over the next couple of days I am going to share with you what I think is happening to America.

1. Education System

“The most erroneous assumption is to the effect that the aim of public education is to fill the young of the species with knowledge and awaken their intelligence, and so make them fit to discharge the duties of citizenship in an enlightened and independent manner. Nothing could be further from the truth. The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. That is its aim in the United States”- Henry Mencken, The American Mercury, April 1924

The above quote written in 1924 could not be more true. Even so much more today than back then. With the implementation of the Common Core Curriculum, that make absolutely no sense once so ever. All the standardized tests; as if all the students were the same. That is not the way God designed us we are all different, Always have been, always will be. Back when I was in say the 6 grade 20+ years ago. Everyone sat in in class and listened to a teacher teach, she wrote questions on a chalk board, interacted with all the students. and if for some reason, one of us was constantly disrupting class, or even for not doing your homework, You went to the hall and you got a paddling, it was as plain as that. Most of us went to school to primarily learn things, some not so much. We played rough at recess and PE and we lived to talk about it later. We were sometimes picked last for games; Ok no big deal. We got over it. I tried out for football a couple of times, I did not make the team both times; I did not require counseling for it. Sometimes people just weren’t good enough for the team. Now days everybody get to be on the team, how fair is that to find out that your possibly on the team just because they could not tell you no. We played other sports outside of school, (I know crazy right, we played outside) If we didn’t win a game we all did not get a trophy anyway or ice cream, or whatever the winning team got. We were ok with that.
Today it is completely different schools teach differently, coaches coach differently, and even counselors counsel differently. Everyone is a winner, and that is the way it has to be so they say, Children are not allowed to make mistakes, or do stupid things, and get to learn from it. If 2 students have a fight now days, somebody is going to jail or get shot. and all this time the teachers, school board leaders, state, and government think there doing it right. Well I got news from them they aren’t. School Districts all across the Nation are hiring grossly unqualified teachers who are only there for a paycheck, sending kids to jail for really nothing at all, manipulating test scores to race for the top, have grossly mismanaged money by spending it on things that are of no help to the students or teachers, forced students to receive harmful vaccinations that can kill, forced students that are a little overactive into taking harmful medications so they can sit still in class and submit, and so many other things that you can not even imagine. This really shows how much our schools care about our children. And all they can say is well we need more funding. I will guarantee you more money is not the answer, money can’t fix that problem.  So as you can see from all this and doing your own research the Federal Education System is flawed and is Dumbing Down our Children.

Welcome

Welcome to my blog. I am starting this blog because; hopefully like you I’m fed up with the way our country is being run into the ground. I have always kept my mouth shut and just let it ride, but NO MORE. Our government among other things are all railroading us, keeping us slaves to them for profit. I just want everyone to know whats going on so you’ll really understand and wake up. Please don’t sit by quietly and let this happen. This country was founded on God, and Principals; It needs to stay that way.