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Most parents are irresponsible and must not be trusted.

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posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 08:13 AM
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Children's Books in Dumpsters: Washington's Madness Continues




The kiddie police have begun to march across America, threatening thrift stores, as I warned.

On February 10, workers in America's thrift stores tossed out every children's book that was printed prior to 1985. That is the law.

A parent is not allowed to go into a thrift store and buy a book printed before 1985. Those books are now gone.

On the dumpsters filled with children's books, read this.

Congress has spoken. Well, not quite. The bureaucrats who use Congress as their hand puppet, agency by agency, have spoken. The bureaucrats spend their careers identifying threats to the people. They get paid to do this, and they are paid well. They invent a presumed threat and then terrorize Congress into passing a 500-page bill that no Congressman has read. Then the bureaucrats add more regulations in the name of this 500-page law.

This has gone on since 1913, and it will continue to go on until the system finally breaks down. This is the logic of the system.

Here is the new reality, one week old. If you can still find any pre-1985 books, it is because the thrift store's managers don't know they are breaking the law and could be fined or sent to prison if they persist.

Congress passed the enabling legislation law last year: The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008. It has 239 sections. I don't expect you to read it – after all, no Congressman or Senator did – but click the link and skim it: "Most parents are irresponsible and must not be trusted."
Every Federal law looks like this one. This was true when I was a Capitol Hill staffer for Ron Paul in 1976, and it will be true for as long as the Federal government is solvent by means of (1) our tax money, (2) Treasury debt investors' money, and (3) Federal Reserve fiat money.

The bureaucrats are now enforcing the letter of the 2008 law. Congressmen will feign ignorance. "Gee, how were we to know?"

Too late. The books are in landfill.

But why? "Stop dangerous lead paint!" Right. The lead paint in pre-1985 kids' books in minuscule traces. There is no known example of any child being injured by lead paint from a book. No matter. The law's the law.

This seems insane, but it is the relentless logic of the State: "Nothing is permitted unless authorized by the State."

The Federal government has authorized abortion on demand. But, once a parent allows a child to be born, that parent is not be allowed to buy the child a pre-1985 book. Such books are too dangerous for children.

This is the logic of Washington. This logic is relentless. It will be extended by law into every nook and cranny of our lives until it is stopped.

This will stop it: (1) the destruction of the dollar, (2) the bankruptcy of the Federal government, and (3) a decision by millions of Americans to say, "I will not obey this law." Law by law, people say, one by one, "I will not obey. Arrest me. I will hire a lawyer. Maybe I will simply defend myself in a court of law. I will resist." Gandhi did it. It worked. People will organize, law by law, to clog the courts, jam the legal system, and vote out of office every politician who does not repeal a specific law. Nothing else can stop this madness.

Americans have surrendered their liberties to Washington, one by one. The process is relentless. No insanity is too great for the bureaucrats. Yet the public is oblivious.

It stems from a simple assumption: "My neighbors are irresponsible. They must not be allowed to make voluntary exchanges, no matter how harmless." This belief leads to a principle of law: Nothing is allowed unless authorized by the State.

Some of your friends may think you are extreme for not trusting Congress and the bureaucrats. Forward this report to them. They may not yet perceive the nature of Beltway madness.

It is going to get much worse. We can be certain of this. Bureaucrats respect only one thing: budget cuts. That's a long way away. But the destruction of the dollar may not be.


February 18, 2009



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I have never heard about this.

My concern is there may be an undermining reason for this. What are they really affraid of?

I've grown up, and everyone my age has grown up with these books. I don't know of anyone ever being effected by the physical nature of these books.

Is it the content of these books that TPTB want to eliminate?

I'm also concerned about all these statements about bills being passed, and nobody has read them.

It all seems insane.




posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 08:29 AM
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I am gonna go out on the thin edge of realtiy.

www.historyplace.com...



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 08:33 AM
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I get a really funny feeling about this.

How about this quote from the article you link to above:


Over a hundred years earlier, the German-Jewish poet, Heinrich Heine, had stated, "Where books are burned, human beings are destined to be burned too."

Great article guessing.



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 09:05 AM
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This country is, for the lack of a four letter word, Human waste.

I'm seriously thinking on going to live with the Eskimos or something



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 09:51 AM
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Not just used items....
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My wife, Barbara, is a poster child for all that is wrong with the CPSIA. She’s a stay-at-home Mom for our two sets of twins - girls Cora and Greta who are four and boys Carlton and Franklin who are seven months old. Of necessity, she devised a very clever bowl that enables one handed feeding of babies and easy self-feeding for toddlers. You can see it at ..., and until today, you could buy it on Amazon. In consultation with her manufacturer, she chose the highest quality material she could find, which regrettably turned out to be a polycarbonate. It might be compliant with the phthalate standards - we don’t know - but the testing labs are backed up, and there’s not much point in testing anyway since the CPSC has indicated in last night’s release they are likely to issue completely revised testing procedures that will supersede existing tests. Why pay for an expensive test that won’t be accepted as final? I’m just glad the lab was too busy to take our money or we’d really have been screwed.



So it seems any "tests" may be superseded, thus potential of not being accepted as final.



[edit on 20-2-2009 by imd12c4funn]

[edit on 20-2-2009 by imd12c4funn]


CX

posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 09:56 AM
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Originally posted by guessing
I am gonna go out on the thin edge of realtiy.

www.historyplace.com...


That was my exact thought when i first read about this.


CX.



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 10:23 AM
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It is true that most parents are irresponsible and shouldn't be trusted. I will maintain that that is true. BUUUT what does that have to do with books?

This is dumb. Irresponsible parents should have their kids taken away, their tubes tied. We shouldn't waste paper, we shouldn't fill our landfills.



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 11:14 AM
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i think its really about education, most people in the general term want to do whats best, however they only know what they know...

en.wikipedia.org...



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 11:20 AM
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Originally posted by sadisticwoman
It is true that most parents are irresponsible and shouldn't be trusted.


OK here we go.
Another enlightened genius speaks.

Who are you to judge that?



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 11:47 AM
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The problem is that our government wants to tax us for everything and hold our children as collateral for an unknown amount of debt which in their eyes is owed to their country. Meanwhile, they swindle you into this huge financial crisis where they would say, "you need the governments help" while the wealthy elite have tapped into the debt and have robbed us a thousand times over. Take a look at the Social Security Act and the biased child support system. It's all divide and conquer. Not only do they stop with the unwarranted "were keeping your children hostage from you," bur now they want to act as our childrens mentors and indoctrinate them with their madness at a very youmg age. We must work together to stop this because it is an atrocity that is just waiting to happen.



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 11:50 AM
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Who are you to say they're great?

Kids grow up angry, alone, and annoyed.

Who am I to suggest this?

The child of a sociologist and a psychologist.

Kids are not treated well. They are looked down upon, thought of as assets, and ignored. That's not their fault, it's the fault of the parents who didn't really want them or wanted them for the wrong reasons.



posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 11:54 AM
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Originally posted by sadisticwoman
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Who are you to say they're great?

Kids grow up angry, alone, and annoyed.

Who am I to suggest this?

The child of a sociologist and a psychologist.

Kids are not treated well. They are looked down upon, thought of as assets, and ignored. That's not their fault, it's the fault of the parents who didn't really want them or wanted them for the wrong reasons.


I am gald that
A) i don't live in your head
B) don;t live in your world
c) i am not speaking for anyone else but myself



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