Con Game

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (7 posts)
  1. lovemychris profile image69
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    There are lots of people on here who blame the problems of America on socialists, communists, people on the left in general.

    Well, it's a con game of the highest order.

    This is the real culprit and destroyer of American values:

    ALEC:  the American Legislative Exchange Council.

    I came across it while researching prisons-for-profit, and today heard about it on the radio.

    It's why women's rights are being taken away, gay rights are being fought, and minorities and immigrants are filling the prisons....forever, on minor charges.

    Cagsil calls it Corporate Protectionism, I call it Republicorp. Either way---it is the force behind the monied take-over and rigid ideological bent the powers-that-be have been shifting us towards.....against the wishes of most Americans, I might add!
    It's stealth and trickery they use to get elected, and once in, they lower the boom.

    You know, Senator Harkin called it a Cult....
    Stop it, we must! … connection

  2. lovemychris profile image69
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    Here is an example of Con-Talk:

    "Fascism is a collectivist, big government and anti-capitalist movement. Conservatives on the other hand tend to favor constitutionally limited government, free markets and christian values."

    That link up there is no good...I HATE it when you have to join to read!! This one is free! … es?ps=cprs

  3. lovemychris profile image69
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    Dam--it's much better actually!

    "Republican legislators picked up 680 seats in state House and Senate chambers in the 2010 elections.

    "They now hold more state legislative seats than at any time since 1928, the year that Herbert Hoover came to the presidency," says reporter John Nichols. "They control 25 states [with] both houses of the legislature. There are also 21 states where Republicans control both houses of the legislature and the governorship. And in the backroom of politics, that's what people really want. If you've got governor, state House and state Senate, you can pretty much roll through whatever legislation you want."

    Ergo--Wisconsin getting rid of Union's power to stand up for the employee's
    Michigan GVr firing elected officials and replacing them with cronies
    Immigrant prison-for-profit laws in Arizona
    Ohio also with his prison-for-profit, reducing human rights-loving Gvr
    The almost dissappearing of women's abortion availability
    The rise of Islamophobia....the phony panic about Sharia
    Lies about Obama

    Stealth take-over.
    Tell you one thing....deliver something else.

    1. lovemychris profile image69
      lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Mike Papantonio & Cliff Schecter: The Truth About ALEC

  4. lovemychris profile image69
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    "Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) signed a bill on Wednesday that bans abortions after 20 weeks if the fetus is determined to be viable, making Ohio the latest in a series of states to ban late-term abortions.

    The Ohio bill contains no exceptions for rape or incest and only a very narrow exception for health of the mother, which means that an Ohio physician must be able to prove in court that he performed a late-term abortion to save the woman's life. If a doctor violates this rule, he could be arrested and lose his medical license.

    The Ohio law is similar to the 20-week abortion bans that passed in Nebraska in 2010 and in Alabama, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas and Oklahoma in 2011. These bills prohibit all abortions after 20 weeks, while the Ohio bill bans abortions only after the fetus is viable -- but doctors are required to start testing for viability at 20 weeks.

    None of the 20-week bans have been challenged in federal court so far, despite the fact that they directly violate Roe v. Wade."
    Sounds like Police-State tactics to me.
    And un-Constitutional.
    Not on your life.
    It's lock-up mentality.

    1. American View profile image59
      American Viewposted 7 years agoin reply to this


      I will admit I never read Roe V Wade. To me the Abotion issue is easy and tough. To me a woman should have a choice. That part has never been an issue for me. But where I strugle is when is it to late to abort? Can she abort 1 week before due date? 10 weeks, 20 weeks? I would be so against a woman getting an abortion with one week left, but where do you draw the line. The argument rages on about when does life begin. Is 20 weeks a reasonable point in time to say you cannot abort? I really do not know. It is difficult to come to a conclusion on it.

      1. lovemychris profile image69
        lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Well, how about you stay out of it, until it happens to you.
        I don't hear people wondering about the age of babies that get bombed on a daily basis, or starve to death for lack of food.
        They ONLY seem to care when it's in the womb.
        And when it's a way to control women.
        FOR--if they hated babies being killed, they would be against war and poverty....and they are not. In fact, the most vocal anti-abortionists are FOR both!


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)