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The Shaking Quakes in Arkansas

The memorable earthquakes that I have experienced:

I was in Ohio, a good distance from the epicenter in Kentucky. However the ripple effect was felt quite intensely in Dayton. This was the first earthquake that I experienced in my adult years and all of the awareness of true danger.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1980_07_27.php

Ah… the Whittier-Narrows… I was right in Long Beach, California. The devastation was wide spread and quite significant. Now the danger I felt was for my children and so five months later we left California for a more stable environment!

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1987_10_01.php

Who knew Arkansas would begin a consistent pattern of earthquakes that appears to be alternately growing in intensity? Of course, this is where I am, right in the thick of it. What was mind blowing, the other night, was the fact there were two potential natural catastrophes converging in Arkansas. Now Arkansans are going to have to make storm cellars that are earthquake proof too!

February 28 - March 1 2011 Arkansas Storms & Earthquakes

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2011/usb0001lpu/

It is always good to understand the enemy Arkansas Earthquake Information as they show no signs of stopping.

Yesterday 3.3 Arkansas Map
Yesterday 3.3 Arkansas Map
2 days ago 4.7 Arkansas Map

This is could be the wake up call as FoxNews reports Earthquakes in Arkansas May Be Man-Made, Experts Warn.

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Ohio Buckeyes Aren’t Feeling It, The Unions Are Passe!

My native Buckeyes, your fellow “Ohio” union trolls in Columbus appear childish and out of touch. Unions don’t put food on the table of all Ohio residents, they don’t fill your football stadiums, and they won’t even move until they get their way. Unions are nationally directed roving thugs, they are passe, and a blight upon this great nation. A couple of snippets from this past week in Ohio:

I’d tend to believe all of the teachers are not on board by viewing this video.


In fact the nimrod Dems have to you-tube instructions for Union goons to hand make signs. Follow der Leader! And Canton… drop Fisher… find a nice conservative candidate to support. You’ll be glad you did!

And a filthy union troll in the great Ohio Statehouse spewing trash talk, btw he doesn’t appear to be an Ohio native son. When company comes to my house, I don’t allow talk like that, he’d be out the door on his ear.

Glenn Beck’s Upcoming Trek to Wilmington Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Cincinnati Tea Party Contact

Sue White, Communications Manager

sue@cincinnatiteaparty.org

Media Line:  (513) 258-0454

Positive Attitude, Faith, and Each Other:  Wilmington’s Biggest Assets as Glenn Beck Set to Visit

Blogger:  Come and visit our home; you may not want to leave.

Wilmington, OH, December 13, 2010.  On December 15, radio and TV host Glenn Beck plans to visit small town America—Wilmington, Ohio, population fewer than 13,000.  The town is known to many as “ground zero” because thousands lost their jobs in early 2009 when its largest employer, a shipping company, closed up shop.  It was a brutal blow.  USA Today, CBS’s 60 Minutes, and even the president of the United States have visited and reported on the hard economic situation; and yet they chose to ignore the forward-looking, affirmative steps Wilmingtonians are taking to revive their community.

Despite the high unemployment numbers that still exist, Wilmington and Clinton County residents want people to know their focus isn’t on the negative—it’s on the positive, their faith, and each other.

For example, Julieann Martin, who’s lived in Wilmington with her husband for eight years, knows of an 84-year-old man who “grew four times as many tomatoes as he needed.  When they were ripe, he gathered them in his basket and handed them out to his neighbors.”  She said, “Another neighbor saw this and grew cucumbers to hand out.  Another did the same with peppers.  People had fresh food and the community was able to help feed each other.”

There are other ways Clinton County is self-renewing.  Locals are maintaining houses that are up for sale by mowing the lawns, picking up trash, and otherwise keeping the houses looking presentable to potential buyers.  Locals are also stepping up to take care of and keep an eye on empty buildings.  “We don’t have depressed-looking areas,” said Julieann.  “The general thought is that if we work hard together as a community, the reward is achieved by all.  The common goal is saving the community, which we are all a part of.”

Area nonprofit organizations are ever hopeful they will meet their goals to help low-income, at-risk members of the community because residents are volunteering and contributing in so many ways.  Folks are still giving, no matter how small the gift and despite their own hardships.

Wilmington residents are grateful for the recent publicity and are hoping visitors will acknowledge the nonprofits that still need help:

Clinton County Ho Ho Shop

2483 State Route 22 West

Wilmington, OH  45177-7693

(937) 383-4646

Provides help to children in need.

Current need:  Sponsors for several hundred children who need Christmas gifts this year

Clinton County Women’s Center

http://www.ccwcsupport.org/

Provides free services that help save women’s lives—pregnancy-related support, early parenting classes, baby items.  Receives NO government funding.

Current need:  Funding for an ultrasound machine for early prenatal care

Harvest of Gold

PO Box 1061

Wilmington, OH  54177

(937) 382-8869

harvestofgold@cinci.rr.com

Provides bicycles and helmets to underprivileged kids who have improved during the school year.

Current need:  $1,900 in donations to pay for 12 bikes/helmets to be given away in December and 12 in January/February.  Grants are also needed for expenses (books, computers, internet connection, salary, etc.)

Little Hearts Big Smiles

http://www.littleheartsbigsmiles.org/

A support group for families of children with special needs.

Current need:  Continued donations to build a fully accessible playground

Note:  Little Hearts Big Smiles has set up an area for small businesses and vendors in the basement of Books N More—a great place for folks to find information, shop, and stay warm and entertained in between activities.

Wilmington High School Student Council and Student Body

(937) 382-7716

Delivers “White Gifts” to those in need.  The package includes everything a family needs to prepare a Christmas meal:  turkey, fixings, cookbook, etc.  Each White Gift costs $65.  So far, the Student Council has funds for only 64 packages.  The council has received 250 requests for White Gifts and more requests are expected.

Current need:  Funding to cover additional White Gifts so all requests are met.

Events Schedule

Local entertainers will perform on Main Street in the afternoon and evening.  There will be choirs and book readings.

A live-stream broadcast of “America’s First Christmas” will be shown at Sugartree Ministries, 180 E. Sugartree St, and at Generations Pizzeria, 100 Lowe’s Dr.

Businesses will be open late.  Plus, they are listing their products online, courtesy of Georgia website design firm UCClouds.  Do some online Christmas shopping here:  http://wilmingtongeneralstore.com/

7:00 a.m.                                  Glenn Beck Meet and Greet Breakfast (ticketed event)

8:00 a.m.                                  Murphy Theatre open for seating (ticket holders only)

9:00 a.m. to noon                   Glenn Beck radio program at Murphy Theatre (ticketed event)

Noon                                       Wilmington city stage set up at intersection of Main and Mulberry streets

1:00 to 3:00 p.m.                     Broke book signing at Books N More on Main Street downtown (must have line number) http://www.booksnmore.org/

1:00 to 5:00 p.m.                     Farmers Market on Courthouse Square (vendors from Clinton County only)

Sometime between                Glenn Beck will likely make an appearance on the Wilmington city stage

4:00 and 8:00 p.m.

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.                     Live TV broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Glenn Beck” from the Murphy Theatre

7:00 p.m.                                  Murphy Theatre open for seating (ticket holders only)

8:00 to 10:00 p.m.                   “America’s First Christmas” at the Murphy Theatre

Street Closures and Parking

11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.           Lincoln Street closed between Main and Sugartree streets

Noon to 11:00 p.m.                Main Street closed between Mulberry and South streets

All day                                    Alley closed behind the Murphy Theatre, between Mulberry and South

Local traffic only                   Mulberry Street between Locust and Truesdell streets

Parking available at:

• All 1,200 downtown parking spaces except where streets are closed

• The Clinton County Fairgrounds, where a shuttle service will ferry visitors between the fairgrounds and downtown

• Wilmington High School after 3:00 p.m.  No shuttle service

Parking lots closed or restricted to official personnel:

• St. Columbkille Catholic Church

• Municipal building

• Mural lot east of the General Denver Hotel

More information                  http://media.glennbeck.com/downloads/10/wilmingtonpdf.pdf

http://wilmingtonglennbeck.com/

About the Cincinnati Tea Party

http://www.cincinnatiteaparty.org

The Cincinnati Tea Party is a grassroots, nonpartisan organization promoting its core principles of fiscal responsibility, limited government, and free markets, while strongly opposing wasteful government spending at all levels.  We encourage our members to actively participate in government by supporting candidates who share our core principles or by running for office.  Our goals include influencing elections to protect the freedom of current and future American citizens, promoting state sovereignty (Federalism), and compelling our elected officials to comply with the Constitution of the United States of America as written.  To accomplish our goals, the Cincinnati Tea Party:

• Provides Voice to liberty-minded Americans through rallies, forums, and town halls

• Supports the Education of Americans for a better understanding of our Declaration of Independence, our Constitution, our Bill of Rights, and the authority granted to our government by the People

• Impacts Elections throughout America by encouraging freedom-loving American citizens to run for office at the local, county, and state levels

The Cincinnati Tea Party was founded in February 2009 by a conservative group of Cincinnatians who love America and want to pass its gift of freedom to future generations.  In April 2009, Community Tea Parties were launched to allow local leaders to spread the core principles at the neighborhood level.

View Our Founding Documents

United States of America

Declaration of Independence    http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html

Constitution                                 http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html

Bill of Rights                                 http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/bill_of_rights_transcript.html

State of Ohio

Constitution                                 http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/constitution.cfm

 

Socialist States in America – A Badge of Dishonor – Distilled Thoughts or Fuzzy Math Stats

Do my eyes deceive me or do I see an EXTREME change in just 3 months?

The 10 Most Socialist States In America by Insider Monkey | Sep. 23, 2010, 11:30 AM
#10 North Dakota
#9 Ohio
#8 Maine
#7 West Virginia
#6 South Carolina
#5 Montana
#4 Vermont
#3 Mississippi
#2 Wyoming
#1 Alaska

The Most Socialist States in America The Street Published: Friday, 26 Nov 2010 | 1:47 PM ET
10. Rhode Island
9. Hawaii
8. Arkansas
7. Wyoming
6. Mississippi
5. New Mexico
4. Vermont
3. Alabama
2. Alaska
1. West Virginia

Or is this just another load of “Cock and Bull” story to get Americans comfy with the term Socialism or ?

John Kasich, Ohio Candidate for Governor, Signs Petition to Protect Ohio Citizens From Federal Health Care Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Ohio Liberty Council Contact

Chris Littleton  937-499-3594

chris.littleton@ohiolibertycouncil.org

 

Ohio Candidate for Governor John Kasich Signs Petition to Protect Ohio Citizens From Federal Health Care Legislation

Columbus, OH, November 1, 2010. Ohio Gubernatorial candidate John Kasich yesterday signed the initiative petition for Ohio’s Health Care Freedom Amendment, sponsored by the Ohio Liberty Council.

 

This proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution would protect Ohio citizens from mandates of the recent federal health care control legislation, and is the single strongest statement against the bill in the United States. Initiated by Ohio citizens, the proposed amendment has gathered over 250,000 signatures, having already exceeded the state-required number of participating counties.

Kasich said, “Today I signed the Ohio Project’s initiative petition to amend Ohio’s Constitution and preserve Ohioans’ freedom to make their own decisions about health care.

 

I believe Ohioans deserve the best health care possible, but Obamacare doesn’t do it. Reform is needed, but it should lower costs, not raise them, and it should keep bureaucrats out of the private relationship between doctors and patients and end the frivolous lawsuits that drive up costs.

 

Ohioans deserve a solution to health care that doesn’t bring more big government, but which preserves their freedom to make their own decisions about their health care. I look forward to working with you to bring about that change.”

 

The Ohio Liberty Council would like to thank John Kasich and Congressman John Boehner for signing this amendment and making a very clear statement that state sovereignty is alive and well and Ohioans will not tolerate the unconstitutional mandates of the health care bill.

 

 

About the Ohio Liberty Council

http://www.ohiolibertycouncil.org/

 

The Ohio Liberty Council is a nonpartisan coalition of like-minded grassroots organizations throughout Ohio.  The council strives to achieve these strategic objectives:

 

· Foster accountability of elected officials and government

· Grow awareness of the movement

· Promote state sovereignty

· Educate citizens

· Effect elections

 

The council began in June 2009 as a way to connect liberty-minded Ohioans.  The group communicates on issues, but more importantly, seeks to create concerted action among the groups.  By working together, the council intends to achieve real results to protect and promote liberty in Ohio.  The most important issue facing Ohio is state sovereignty, which is the main focus of the group.

Additional Background on Health Care Freedom Amendment

 

The amendment would protect Ohioans from the financial burdens and individual mandates contained in the new federal health care measure passed by Congress.

 

After amendment language was challenged and a ruling to block it was issued, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously ruled against Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, approving the constitutional amendment language. The signature gathering process is underway.  More than 402,000 valid signatures are needed to qualify for the ballot in 2011.

 

For more information about the Health Care Freedom Amendment, please visit:   http://www.theohioproject.com/

 

The Real Columbus Day – October 12th

Even though we suffer with an intolerable BOGUS POTUS with no history… we, REAL AMERICANS, celebrate a country with so much history including its discoverer

All About Christopher Columbus

yvettegr | October 13, 2008

Everything you ever wanted to know about Christopher Columbus and his explorations in the New World.

It’s our history, learn it, make it fun like Students Celebrate Columbus Day With ‘World’s Fastest Parade’ in where? Columbus Ohio!

US House Minority Leader John Boehner Signs Ohio Health Care Freedom Amendment Petition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ohio Liberty Council Contact

mediateam@ohiolibertycouncil.com

U.S. House Minority Leader John Boehner Signs Ohio Health Care Freedom Amendment Petition

West Chester, Ohio, September 19, 2010 – Congressman John Boehner, who represents Ohio’s 8th District, has joined thousands of other Ohio voters in signing a petition to allow Ohioans to vote on the proposed Ohio Health Care Freedom Amendment.  Boehner, the Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, signed the petition while in his home district.

The Ohio Health Care Freedom Amendment would free Ohioans from the individual mandates of Federal health care legislation.  The amendment would preserve the right of Ohioans to choose their own health care and health care insurance coverage, and make their own medical decisions.  As a Constitutional Amendment, it would specifically protect health care choice as a right of all Ohioans.

Twenty states have filed suit against the federal government to restore the rights set to be stripped from their citizens by provisions of the federal legislation, and several states have taken other measures to protect the rights of their citizens.  Since the governor and legislature of the State of Ohio refused to act to protect their constituents, the Ohio Liberty Council, a volunteer group of conservative citizens, proposed the Ohio Health Care Freedom Amendment and has led the effort to place it on the ballot for a vote by all Ohio citizens.  Not only did Ohio fail to act, but the citizens’ group was forced to obtain a ruling from the Ohio Supreme Court to stop Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner and the Ohio Ballot Board from blocking the petition effort by what many Ohioans consider an abuse of their powers.

“It’s a sad day when citizens must override their elected officials to protect their rights.  Neither our statehouse nor Attorney General would answer this federal challenge to personal liberty.  It now falls on the shoulders of concerned citizens to do the heavy lifting,” said Chris Littleton of the Ohio Liberty Council.  The State of Ohio requires 402,275 valid signatures of Ohio voters to force the issue onto the ballot, and collection of signatures is now well underway–all obtained by citizen volunteers.

Information about the Ohio Health Care Freedom Amendment is available at www.theohioproject.com

About the Ohio Liberty Council

http://www.ohiolibertycouncil.org/

The Ohio Liberty Council is a nonpartisan coalition of like-minded grassroots organizations throughout Ohio.  The council strives to achieve these strategic objectives:

·   Foster accountability of elected officials and government

·   Grow awareness of the movement

·   Promote state sovereignty

·   Educate citizens

·   Affect elections

The council began in June 2009 as a way to connect liberty-minded Ohioans.  The group communicates on issues, but more importantly, seeks to create concerted action among the groups.  By working together, the council intends to achieve real results to protect and promote liberty in Ohio.  The most important issue facing Ohio is state sovereignty, which is the main focus of the group.

View Our Founding Documents

United States of America

Declaration of Independence | http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html

Constitution | http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html

State of Ohio

Constitution | http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/constitution.cfm

States Taking Back Their Rights! Go Buckeyes~