I ran across this article from the LATimes.  I’m tempted to fisk it, but instead of shooting fish in a barrel, I just wanted to point out one thing which the illegal immigrants provide – argument wise.

The concern extends to farmers, who fear more sweeps will drive away labor at a time when some are struggling to get enough workers to pick the crops.

“They’re not going to be replaced by American workers,” Cunha said. “Don’t punish the businesses. We’re not the ones that came up with the sanctuary state.”

“Who is going to work the fields? No one,” he said. “This is a difficult job, and all of us are from Mexico.”

Most of the article is a whine about this stress and conditions in which these illegal immigrants work.  The author goes at length to depict ICE as the origin of fear.  Comments under the article focused similarly on these issues.  I, however, think the comments above are related to slightly different issue.  In this country, who is going to do the work legally?  The California labor law as it is, what farmer could afford to hire Americans to do this job?  There are jobs which do not rise to the official minimum wage level.  Since this artificial level has been established it also sets up the market for illegal labor to do those jobs which cannot be financed at the artificial level wage.  We see the marionette of the illegal labor being pulled back and forth across the stage and I’m noting that the strings may be connected to a wage law poorly conceived and long defended as a protection for the poor even though its application does the exact opposite of what it’s promoters purport.


I found an excerpt from a speech which has an excellent description of what is happening.  Just as an aside, I have an acquaintance who delivers mail.  This individual stated there was a clear communist on the route, who when finished with schooling, went to Austin.  The communists know what they’re about.  To hearken back to a frequently used sentence: if the best man won’t govern, he will be governed by someone lesser than himself, or in our case, the communists and socialists, and SJW’s.  While we’re busy taking care of ourselves and our families, they are busy setting up control of the country.  The three biggest mechanisms under the thumb are; media, entertainment, and education, with the last being the most damaging.  Now for the excerpt:

A professional government is going to have to stamp out freedom sooner or later. Freedom under a professional government can only be a fiction. Whenever the people disagree with the professionals, they’re going to have to get put down. That’s just how it is. No matter how it’s disguised, a professional government is tyranny


I have wondered a time or two why the government is designed the way it is.  That is, not as the Constitution says, but with bureaucracies desire.  After all, if all the congress critters decided, the agencies would disappear.  This article explains it.  It even expresses the possibility that congress critters are set up with some seductive female for the express purpose of having that interaction in reserve in case the congress critter strays off the reservation.  Incredible.  It makes sense, of course, in a sordid way, though.
This keeps the bureaucracies in full control of those theoretically under whom they operate.  This means that the real power has no oversight and no recourse by the voter.  Definitely not the government bequeathed to us by our founders.

I like the idea of sunset regulations.  How about sunset bureaucracies?  In coordination with that idea, I would suggest that we eliminate any retirement associated with bureaucratic institutions or elected positions.  Any retirement needs to come from the private sector.  Period.  The only exception I would me here is for the military as they are actually putting their lives on the line for the rest of the country.  That act needs to be compensated.  Bureaucrats aren’t placing their lives on the line, at all, any time.  Ditto for elected officials who vote for themselves golden parachutes and exemptions from every regulation they foist on the rest of us.  All of those actions show a mentality of “we’re not you.”  Removing those trappings can only help.

Lone Ranger and Superman and Batman shows of years gone by (ignore the new ones) each tried to establish the law as the ultimate desire of a civilized society.  Everyone was equal in the eyes of the law and justice would be done.  That was then.  When OJ walked, and no charges have been filed against Hildabeast, John Kerry was not charged with treason and lying to congress and Jane Fonda was not charged with treason, it is readily apparent that justice isn’t at work in this country any more.  Also, consider other stories like the man who slammed on his brakes, tried to lecture the young teen – now has to file for life as a sex offender.   (note the first comment)  It’s becoming readily apparent that true justice isn’t being done.  The desire for “civilized” society will only be met if the government appropriately does its job – which it has spectacularly not been doing.  The result is that this society will revert to where we were before the push for “justice”.  Read here.   (Not for the squeamish of imagination)

Interesting pairing of the locations of violence with Hillary wins.  I used to work in a mental health facility.  I had a clinic room and would treat and provide medications to the residents.  A visitor came and described another facility at which he worked.  The clinic room had three cinder-block walls and one with drywall.  The residents would come in, start to “go off” and head to punch the wall.  They would survey the cinder-block and then go to the drywall and punch there.  The visitor’s assessment was “they are crazy, not stupid.”  These protestors are in a similar vein.  They are performing in a “safe neighborhood.”  Maybe the conservatives should consider the voting patterns of an area before scheduling a speech.

This link describes poor policy executed.  I have no more words at this point.  Excerpt:

Furthermore, for historical and cultural reasons, Russians are much more concerned by the initiation of any incident which could lead to all-out war than the Americans who always fight their wars in somebody else’s country. This might seem paradoxical, but the Russians fear war but they are ready for it. In contrast to the Russians, the Americans don’t fear war, but neither are they ready for it.

This analysis really describes the cesspool in Washington.  If we want the swamp drained, this gives a good starting point that no one wants to touch.  I’m going farther and will say that the entire system is fighting against correcting this behavior.  The last sentence says it well.  This is Orwell’s 1984 performed on a candidate during an election.  If not stopped, it will engulf all of us.


Bottom line – information is power.  The more information an entity has on you, the more power they have over you.  That’s why Google and the federal government are so fearsome.  That’s also why I answer the census with number of individuals in the house only.  It’s a feeble attempt, I know, but at least it forces the federal government to ask Google for the information.  (they already are; one example)

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