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The Dana Loesch I Know

Glenn Beck has a famous phrase, “The Truth has no agenda.” Truth stands on its own, we may like it, or we may not. We may chose to believe it,  or we may not, but that does not change what is true. The same cannot be said of Lies. Lies, distortions, half-truths, prevarications, rumors, they always have an agenda.

Today I want to tell you about the real Dana Loesch.

Dana is tireless. She has been in this movement from the beginning. I was not present for the beginning of St. Louis Tea Party, but I was there at the end of it. In a weird twist of fate, I was not present at the meeting where it all flew apart, although I was intimately involved in the aftermath. At the time of the meeting, I was testifying in Atlanta, in a court case involving another once great organization, Tea Party Patriots. In both cases the organizations were compromised by individuals who wanted to compromise the movement to suit their own agenda.

In both cases, when individuals stood up, and called people out, demanding that they live up to their values, they were forced either legally or morally to separate themselves from organizations they founded, sometimes both. To those on the outside, the separations look arbitrary and precipitous. But what they don’t see is the internal struggles within the organization, the emails, the phone calls the late night discussions and disagreements over mission and method that have proved finally, irreconcilable. The organizations invariably continue on, as legal entities often do, but when such a split happens, others who are about principle also separate themselves from the organization. What is left is a Frankenstein’s monster of an organization, the body remains, but the mind and muscles are compromised as is its ability to be effective in the world.

Dana was always about principle, about what was moral, about what was right. When the split happened I and others knew where and with whom we wanted to stand.

I came to know Dana personally during my time organizing the 9/12/2010 tea party held under the Arch. The event which was a joint production of TPP, for whom I was working at the time, and STLTPC.  I made a lot of great friends during that time, but I also had a challenge. Some of the people I had to work with locally that were affiliated with STLTPC were obviously playing me against one another. After a while I figured out who I could trust, who I could rely on, who would be honest with me. That person was Dana Loesch. Since that time, I have never had her lie to me, back stab me, lie about me, threaten me or my friends harm, or not do something she told me she would. I wish I could say that about other members of St. Louis Tea Party who call themselves leaders.

Dana is honest, trustworthy, loyal, and a great friend. If I was ever in a foxhole, there is no one I would rather be with than Dana Loesch and her incredible husband Chris. They are amazing together, and are raising two fantastic kids. Not many have what Dana does.

What she has, she and Chris have come by honestly. I have never seen anyone work so hard.  When I read what has been written about her recently, I feel like I am in some kind of horrible fun house, where reality is distorted so as to create monstrous images to scare us. But to what end?

I don’t know why these images have appeared, but they are not new to me. They are the lies and distortions of people who would work with our enemies to bring down our friends. Unfortunately our movement contains such people who would tear down the best of us, to make themselves seem larger by comparison.

The essence of Liberty is choice.  Choose the Truth. It has no agenda.

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NOT PRISONER SWAP: The Gitmo 5 Were Released 5 DAYS BEFORE Bergdahl

We have been lied to, again.

This was not a “prisoner swap.”

Obama released the 5 high level detainees at Guantanamo 5 DAYS BEFORE  Bergdahl.

The State Department now confirms that we were going to release the 5 detainees though no matter what as part of the emptying and closing  of Gitmo.  

This was simply an attempt to curry favor with the Taliban by their release and hope that in exchange they would honor their word to send Bergdahl back as part of the deal. Bergdahl’s release would then please the American People and make Obama look good in an election year which would  provide cover for the already planned release of the Gitmo 5 allowing Obama to call it a trade for Bergdahl. 

Oh ,how wrong and misguided….

H/T Glenn Beck

From Chuck Todd of NBC News:

Yesterday in her press briefing, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf suggested something ON THE RECORD that had been hinted at OFF THE RECORD or ON BACKGROUND for days: that the five Taliban prisoners who were released in exchange for Bergdahl were probably going to be released anyway, because they weren’t among those who were slated for prosecution. “There are three buckets of people in Guantanamo that remain,” Harf said. “There are those who are approved for transfer. That’s 78. There are about 30 who have been referred for prosecution in some way. These five are in that middle bucket and were unlikely — might have been, but unlikely — to be added to the group that was going to be referred for prosecution. So it is quite likely that eventually, in line with our commitment to close Guantanamo Bay, they would be transferred.” Harf said later, “We should get something for them.”

via What the Bergdahl Story is Really About: Gitmo – NBC News.com.

 

LAST DAY! Commander Hadfield Sings Major Tom While Floating In Space

The yearlong permission for this video granted by Bowie expires today. Watch it while you can, and read more at the link below.

You have one day left to watch the ‘Space Oddity’ music video shot in space | The Verge.

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VIDEO: The Ant & The Termite | Dinesh D’Souza

Enjoy this video and help to spread the work about Dinesh D’Souza’s upcoming book and movie America, which asks: What would the world be like if America had never existed?

But this video is about Ants and Termites. Or is it?

VIDEO: The Ant & The Termite | Dinesh D’Souza.

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Awesome Ted Cruz Video – Cruz Against The Machine – YouTube

First the Tattooed Cruz…word is put out by a street artist called Sabo.

cruz-tattooed-1

And now this anonymous awesomeness? I don’t know how much more of this I can take. Let’s hope a lot!

Cruz Against The Machine – YouTube.

If you like it, be sure to share it and start a brush fire for liberty in the minds of your fellow Americans.