Monthly Archives: January 2014

Are you or have you ever been a member of the American Party?

There is a “dark side” to a humorous post: Rick Mercer Report: Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act which suggests:

The question: Are you or have you even been an member of the Communist Party American?

The McCarthy Obama Witch Hunt is just beginning. Note the following comments starting here at the Isaac Brock Society.

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#Offshore accounts and “The China Syndrome” – On the one hand …

It’s generally agreed that either China or Canada would be a FATCA Terminator. The thinking of the Chinese Government is difficult to interpret.

On the one hand:

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It’s FATCASpeak really, “Double Plus Good Thought” #FATCA Comrades

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among men, deriving their powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of Government becomes destructive of those ends, it is the right of the People to alter or abolish it, and to institute new Government…

It would have been quite impossible to render this into FATCASpeak while keeping to the sense of the original. The nearest one could come to doing so would be to swallow the whole passage up in the single word crimethink. A full translation could only be an ideological translation, whereby Jefferson’s words would be changed into a panegyric on absolute government.

A good deal of the literature of the past was, indeed, already being transformed in this way. Considerations of prestige made it desirable to preserve the memory of certain historical figures, while at the same time bringing their achievements into line with the philosophy of Amtot. Various writers, such as EricOrwellJust MeEmBadgerCalgaryPlatoPetrosDeckardJoe SmithSwissPinoyJefferson TomasBlazeOutraged CanadianRogerNobledreamerTim, VictoriaBubblebustinRecalcitrant,  MarkpinetreePacifica777, usxcanada, RenounceUScitizenship and some others were therefore in process of translation: when the task had been completed, their original writings, with all else that survived of the literature of the past, would be destroyed.

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A German Bank explains #FATCA to its customers who are #Americansabroad – It’s #FATCASpeak really

FATCA – “The New Tax Law For Americans Abroad” is an interesting video.

The title: FATCA: “The New Law FOR U.S. Citizens Abroad” almost makes it seem like a benefit/gift for U.S. citizens abroad.

Put it this way:

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Too bad President @BarackObama didn’t listen to Candidate Obama

This article referenced in the above tweet is a must read. Kudos to the author!

Excerpts include:

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Only @Demsbroad take these Stepford Wives seriously

The above tweet references a comment at the Isaac Brock Society that is deserving of its own post.

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