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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

Your “Birdbrain” Lord of the rings series is brilliant. However in many ways it is insulting to the many genius birds in history. The road runner, Tweetie Bird Donald and Daffy Ducks for example all had more pure intelligence and common sense than Joe Biden or any present day Democrat. Even the goofy Big Bird was more coherent than any of them. Please consider renaming your opus “Bidenbrain” for tomorrow’s “Swan song.”

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When will the people get together and decide to stop paying taxes? Bankrupt the bastards. Then we can start all over again...perhaps, on the moon.

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There was a time when Americans understood that the essence of government is coercion. This was made clear by the Bible that nearly all Americans believed in and relied upon in forming their ideas about government. They remembered that Paul said rulers do not bear the sword in vain. With that understanding, they sought to have as little government as possible. That worked when we were a "moral and religious people," in the words of another long-dead white man. Our internal checks and balances, based on "moral and religious" scruples, kept our utterly depraved (hat tip, John Calvin) impulses restrained. Having removed those "religious and moral" restraints from the equation, we now must rely on external constraints to reign in those impulses. Thus, more laws, more government intrusion and less freedom. When it was decided by our societal betters that religion was an impediment to the unfettered expression of their egotistical, narcissistic solipsism, they banned it from the public square and forced it out of the school curricula, the better to make the people forget about God. By this means, they concomittantly usurped the role that religion had played in governing people's behavior and took it upon themselves to become the restraining force. Of course, they only restrained those behaviors and ideas they found contrary to their ideals, so now we can't have any religious expression in the public square unless it is from their approved religion of secular humanism. So teaching children that the Fifth Commandment forbids the unjustified taking of innocent human life is out and teaching them that a mother has the right to kill the child growing in her womb is in. That is merely one of the myraid of examples of how removal of the Christian God from our society has afflicted us. The indisputable fact is that everybody serves somebody. Think what you will of Bob Dylan, he got that one absolutely right--because he took it right out of Scripture. Our social superiors have decided they want us to serve them rather than the God of the universe. It's up to us whether to accede to their wishes or not. The Children of Israel were once given this choice, too. Joshua told them, "Choose this day whom you will serve." Will it be the false gods of today or the True God of eternity? The fate of our nation, as well as your eternal soul, rides on the answer you choose. Choose wisely.

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In many ways, the triumph of the digital over the analog has been a disaster for us. I for one am sick to death of the need for f***ing passwords and two-step authentication codes to conduct any kind of business.

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I’m just surprised that NASA has any time to even think about making laws for the moon, since their purpose these days seems to be promoting DIE and the many wonderful qualities of Islam.

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

Decades ago a fellow named Honda who had a nice motorcycle company going and wanted to build cars complained about interference from the government; "If they want to tell me how to run this company they can buy stock, come to a shareholder's meeting and put it to a vote."

That was the right answer then and now.

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

Totally agree it is time to restore DC to the pristine swamp it was using bureaucrats for fill as needed.As a youth I was told if government gets involved trouble follows.The road to hell is paved with good intentions?Lead on Mr.Surber,the battle is at hand.

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Feb 29·edited Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

The moon does need protection from bureaucrats...

“Parts per trillion? How do you measure that? Why would you measure that?

We have conceded too much power and authority to nimrods who have no idea how what they regulate works.”

Exactly. I am a lifetime public employee(soldier and volunteer firefighter) and the folks on the ground are not the problem(usually); we are trying to serve using faulty systems. Most above the ground level fit the quote above.

Here is the thing: Go to your city council meetings and offer your experience and thoughts. You will get mostly positive reactions as the people that run for those offices mean well but do not know how to solve, say, construction issues as they are not contractors. If you are met with disdain that should immediately remind you that they are corrupt and you should do everything you can to get them out.

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

I’ll bet the EPA set that PFAS target to an immeasurable amount so as to creat yet one more money laundering consulting advising measuring prescribing butnotfixinganything industrial fear mongering complex. We may be stuck with septic but we have our own well.

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

I can't vote in the poll this morning. It's like trying to pick between Biden, Schumer, Pelosi and (token) Kerry.

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Stop trying to keep Musk from getting richer and begin working to make Gates and Bezos poorer.

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

Good commentary, Mr. Surber. I particularly liked your recommendation that D.C. be returned to swampland. As a first step in limiting governennt and saving Gaia, and as a means of cutting back on electricity consumption, I recommend we immediately outlaw the use of air conditioners in the District of Columbia. That would go a long way toward limiting the reach of government.

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

Oh dear Lord! How You have struck the chord of ALL that ails us: the Government!

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

I did my part buying a rebuilt Sunbeam toaster. It works. And a new refrigerator that won’t take any pictures and has no wifi.

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

Trump needs to pivot his talking points to undermining empty suit who will be the MIIC and green energy stooge for president: Biden? Kamala? Hilary? Michelle? Newsom?

He should make the case that even if Biden was mentally competent, he would still sign whatever is put in from of him. Remind the Democrats they have no control over who the party picks as their choice. Remind them how Sanders was sacked at the 2016 convention for Hilary's sake, and how Biden was suddenly anointed in 2020 and all the opposition melted away. Tell them regardless of who they pick as the chosen one, this is what is in store: more forever wars, more illegal immigration, more entitlements cut for Americans transferred to illegals, more inflation, more appliances you have to replace, more children mutilated for ideological reasons. Whoever is the puppet master behind the anointed one will monitor your speech, track where you travel, track what you buy, track what you read, track what movies you watch and what streaming shows you binge on.

He then pivots that it doesn't have to be so, and we can stop this unelected takeover of our country. And here is how we will do it, but I need your help.....

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Feb 29Liked by Don Surber

This article does a good job of pointing out how completely ineffective, worthless, and actually destructive our congress………..and most administrations, have become. Along with the elite class, we have allowed an even more powerful political class to be created. They don’t fix anything because doing so would point out they created the problem. So they blame the other party and set about to create another flawed law or program to take our eyes off the original problem. Now we have the Democrat party working outside the law to achieve what they could not do thru legislation. But it’s not our system that is the problem behind all this, it’s the people in office and working for them in unelected office that are the source of this mess. I like Dons reference to draining the swamp that DC was built upon. So let’s really do this and then move every agency and department out to the far flung states, keeping the WH and Capitol here on the mall. But first, install term limits for every elected office. End the political class before they end us.

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