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These are just some private notes:
I'm not a Conservative or a Liberal, yet in some areas i'm Conservative and some areas Liberal
This is based on the recent topics of race, social programs, and the weight on government spending and taxes.
This article may come off very liberal but this is just half of the story, I believe I have some of the solutions, the solutions IMO will not come from being dependent on government programs per se and will generate tax dollars
Statistics IMO can be and are deliberately misleading, these stats were are to find
"61 percent of welfare recipients are White, while 33 percent are Black, according to Census Bureau statistics, the latest figures available"
[What about "corporate welfare, tax loopholes, and the bail-out? should the government not take care of the businesses?]
Based on the 2009 TOTAL population of each respective race in the United States, it is:
37.8% white* (37.8% of the white population is on welfare)
27.78% black* (27.78% of the black population is on welfare)
15.47% Hispanic* ** (15.47% of the Hispanic population is on welfare)
I'm a progressive conservative and a cautious liberal, in some area's i'm conservative in others i'm liberal
I don't believe the government has a right to tell you who to marry and what to do with ourselves, as wrong as I might think it is or against my religion and faith, I will share my opinion with others if ask but I adhere to my own faith, i believe others have a right to their own beliefs and actions as long as it doesn't infringe on others, and some beliefs and actions do impact others.
As a Christian (Ausarian) I'm not conservative when it comes to Love, I believe in Social Justice, Equality, and to Love one another, wealth and abundance for all, the differences is perhaps how we get there and how we define it.
Taxes and money are a big issue, also governance of law and equality are very important, there big government is good. Taxes are important as well but more important is how it's allocated, I don't want my money going to war and killing others for gas and oil, though I may be naive in how the real world works, I believe in world peace. Defense and national security are very important. just IMO not excessive greed and exploitation of others.
We have to ask ourselves what's good for the planet and mother earth, individually and socially, us and the world. I have serious issues with the Social Justice System and Prisons and discrepancies of poverty, race, and racism, with poverty being a direct correlation to crime, lack of education, and inequality. So when we say every man for himself, that's really not true in some ways we are reliant upon everyone else, that's fine on an individual level, but not so much on a social level. So yes in some cases i believe the government should step in and help others.
I think health care, food, clothing, shelter, and education are important.
I believe money itself is a problem, I believe there's an alternative solution Money and market's stock exchange rule and run our lives when it should be the other way around, that's by working together
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Privacy law refers to the laws that deal with the regulation of personal information about individuals that can be collected by governments and other public as well as private organizations and its storage and use.
Privacy laws are considered in the context of an individual's privacy rights or reasonable expectation of privacy.
Classification of privacy laws
Privacy laws can be broadly classified into:
General privacy laws have an overall bearing on the personal information of individuals and affect the policies that govern many different areas of information.
Specific privacy laws
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Zen of Oz, Ruby Slippers: Spiritual Lessons From Oz
Never Let Those Ruby Slippers Off Your Feet
Your are born with an inner spark. This inner spark gives you a potentially radiant character and the capability of knowing, loving, and spiritually communicating with the creative intelligence of the universe. You are endowed with infinite potential for goodness and greatness. You have the free will to discover your inner spark and your cosmic purpose or the free will to extinguish your inner spark.
The ruby slippers actually represent the inner spark within us all. In Dorothy's dream, Glinda the Good Witch of the North, is Dorothy's mother. She travels in a pink bubble, reminiscent of the womb. She gives Dorothy the ruby slippers -- made, incidentally, from the rarest and costliest of gemstones -- a physical reminder of the value of Dorothy's inner spark, the breath of life. Then she watches over Dorothy from afar, like a spirit.
When Glinda tells Dorothy, "Never let those ruby slippers off your feet," she is actually telling Dorothy to never give up her passion, her individuality, her uniqueness, her spirit, her soul -- in short, her inner spark.
Think about it. After Dorothy crash-lands in Munchkinland, Glinda explains that Dorothy's house landed on the Wicked Witch of the East, killing the tyrant who ruled Munchkin land. The Munchkins, relieved to discover that Dorothy isn't a witch at all, sing Dorothy's praises.
Unfortunately, the Wicked Witch of the West, who shows up in an ominous cloud of red smoke, doesn't share the Munchkin's joy. "Who killed my sister?" she demands. "Who killed the Witch of the East?" Was it you?"
"No-no -- it was an accident," pleads Dorothy. "I didn't mean to kill anyone."
When the Wicked Witch of the West threatens to cause an accident too, Glinda diverts her attention. "Aren't you forgetting the ruby slippers?" she asks. The Wicked Witch races over to the fallen house to snatch the slippers from her dead sister's feet, but the ruby slippers suddenly vanish. Her sister's feet, clad in only black-and-white striped socks, quickly shrivel up under the house. Without her inner spark, she completely withers away.
Glinda points her wand at the ruby slippers, now on Dorothy's feet. "There they are," she tells the Wicked Witch of the West, "and there they'll stay."
"Give me back my slippers!" demands the Wicked Witch of the West. "I'm the only one who knows how to use them. They're of no use to you!"
"Keep tight inside of them," Glinda instructs Dorothy. "Their magic must be very powerful, or she wouldn't want them so badly."
Glinda pretends to know very little about the ruby slippers, but she obviously knows a lot more about their magical powers than she reveals. Otherwise, she would never bring them to the Wicked Witch's attention in the first place or magically whisk them onto Dorothy's feet. How much more does Glinda know about the ruby slippers' true nature? And why won't she share this information with Dorothy, a girl she obviously wishes to protect?
When Glinda disappears in her pink bubble, Dorothy is left to figure out the power of the ruby slippers for herself. All she knows is that the Wicked Witch is obsessed with obtaining them. We never learn why the Wicked Witch doesn't have a pair of sparkling red shoes like those worn by her sister.
Maybe the Wicked Witch of the West was jealous of her sister. Maybe she needs the ruby slippers to overcome that unresolved sibling rivalry. Maybe that's their "magical" power. The fact that she cannot kill Dorothy as long as the Kansas girl is wearing the ruby slippers proves that the shoes are more than just an ordinary pair of sequined red high heels.
One things is certain. The Wicked Witch of the West extinguished her inner spark long before Dorothy arrives in Oz, explaining why, as Glinda insists, she is much worse than her late sister. The Wicked Witch of the East may have been evil, but at least she still wore a physical reminder of her inner spark on her feet. Maybe that's why the Wicked Witch of the East did not subjugate the Munchkins as cruelly as her sister from the West suppresses the blue-faced Winged Monkeys and the green-faced, uniformed Winkies who guard her castle.
The Wicked Witch of the West wants the ruby slippers not so she can rekindle her own inner spark. She wants the ruby slippers so "my power will be the greatest in Oz!" Her hunger for power, however, is a sign of insecurity. What the Wicked Witch is rally chasing after is security. But security does not come from power.
Security comes from self-love -- knowing your true essence, your cosmic purpose, the pure potential of your spiritual being, not by controlling the lives of others. By choosing a life of righteousness, you come closer to the creative force of the universe, fanning the flames of your inner spark. By choosing wickedness, you distance yourself from the creative force of the universe, extinguishing your inner spark.
Bitterly jealous of Dorothy's youthful, impassioned, loving spirit, the Wicked Witch tries to extinguish Dorothy's inner spark to make the Kansas girl as lonely and miserable as she is. When the Winged Monkeys bring Dorothy to the Witch's castle, the Witch puts Toto in a basket, just like the one used by Miss Gulch. She threatens to have the Winged Monkeys drop the basket in the river and drown Toto -- unless Dorothy gives her the ruby slippers. Just like vindictive Miss Gulch, the Wicked Witch of the West plans to destroy Toto to kill Dorothy's spirit.
Embittered people who have extinguished their own inner spark justify their miserable existence by trying to extinguish the inner spark in others. But when the Wicked Witch of the West reaches for the ruby slippers, "sparks" fly from the shoes, giving the green-skinned witch a well-deserved electric shock. "Fool that I am!" she yells, "I should have remembered! Those slippers will never come off . . . as long as you're alive!"
Life is filled with people trying to get you down in the same hole that they're in. Teachers, politicians, bosses, even parents and friends, may try to rob you or your integrity, your passion, your reputation, your spirit, your cosmic purpose. They're no better than the Wicked Witch of the West trying to steal Dorothy's ruby slippers off your feet -- unless you let them. All you need to do is heed Glinda's words of warning. Never let those ruby slippers off your feet.
After Dorothy throws a bucket of water at the Wicked Witch, accidentally liquidating her, everyone forgets about the ruby slippers -- until the Wizard takes off in his hot-air balloon with out Dorothy. Glinda floats down in her pink bubble and tells Dorothy, "You've always had the power to go back to Kansas."
"Then why didn't you tell her before?" demands the Scarecrow, failing to use his brain.
"Because she wouldn't have believed me," explains Glinda. "She had to learn it for herself."
In other words, Dorothy had to discover her cosmic purpose, her intrinsic nature, her spiritual essence, on her own.
Dorothy agrees. "If I ever go looking for my heart's desire again, I won't look any further than my own backyard," she cryptically tells her friends, "because if it isn't there, I never really lost it to begin with."
The answers are within, not handed to you on a silver platter by a wizard or a witch. As Dorothy learns, discovering your cosmic purpose brings you home to your true nature, empowering you and your ruby slippers. And the way to discover your cosmic purpose, to achieve Oneness with your spiritual essence, is to follow the Yellow Brick Road.
Christ is not one individual person. Christ is not Jesus's last name. Christ is a principle and an attitude of unification. Christ is a word signifying a position of leadership (a job description) given to certain divine individuals whose task it is to initiate great harmony through a process of magnetic attraction.
Christ is an energy pattern that blends diverse and opposite polarities into integrated wholeness. In humanity's case, the polarities to be unified are Spirit (Father, divine masculine) and matter (Mother, divine feminine). Christ is another word of the Soul, that point of light between, yet containing both, Spirit and matter.
Christ is the Path home that blooms within us, felt first as a seeking and an aspiration for something greater than ourselves. Later this aspiration transforms into Love; for family, partner, nature, community, knowledge, and God. Christ is the principle that aspires, pursues, reaches, finds, and eventually blends with that which we are seeking.
The Christ principle originates in the star Sirius, blends its streams of blue, orange, and green electrical fires with a particular star in the Big Dipper called Ray 2. From this star ray the cosmic fiery force penetrates Pisces, and then enters our Sun, where the originating energy is transformed into magnetic radiations of light which fall to Earth. On Earth, Christ is the point of divine fire in all living things.
The purpose of this inner fire is to connect Spirit (the unseen) with matter (the seen). In nature, this Christ principle gives life its cosmic rhythm, the result of which is an ever-present, coherent life force. This point of life, connecting Spirit with matter, is the pure, radiant, harmonious vibration called the Soul.
Consciousness of the Heart
Achieving Christ Consciousness with Isochronic Tones
What is Christ Consciousness
Despite the name, Christ Consciousness is not really a religious concept, and it is relevant to everyone, not just Christians. Christ Consciousness is really about raising your awareness to a higher level and feeling an awakening deep within yourself.
This process of self awakening connects you to the spiritual source, or the higher consciousness, and it allows you to evolve. This evolutionary development is the first and most important step to reaching Christ Consciousness.
Christ Consciousness and Evolutionary Development
This concept of evolution does not refer to the Darwinian concept of natural selection of species over time, but rather it is referring to the development of the individual. Personal evolution occurs when you achieve a greater state of mind by communicating with the higher consciousness. This high level of evolutionary development is what forms the basis of Christ Consciousness.
All religions value the virtues of patience, kindness, truthfulness, humility, forgiveness, and inner peace. It is clear why all religions agree that these aspects are the most important in human life. Christ Consciousness embodies these virtues, and you can learn from it by understanding yourself better and embracing a better lifestyle.
You will learn to embrace these virtues in your every day life. We can sometimes judge ourselves too harshly, but by achieving Christ Consciousness, we can understand how to embrace peace in ourselves.
Learning How to Achieve Christ Consciousness with Isochronic Tones
Isochronic Tones can help you condition your mind and reach a higher state of consciousness quickly and easily. By tuning to an exact upper beta frequency, Christ Consciousness recordings are designed to bring you into a state of harmony.
Christ Consciousness occurs at a higher level of awakening and evolutionary development, and these recordings will help you tune your mind to the higher frequencies that are necessary to achieve these states. Spiritual knowledge and higher learning come naturally while in this state, and you will find it easier to experience the high level of awakening that slowly leads to evolutionary development.
The process is slow, but with a lot daily practice using these recordings, you will come closer to achieving Christ Consciousness. When the mind is tuned to the high frequency beta waves on a regular basis, it will become easier to achieve the high level of self awakening that will lead to a deep spiritual development.
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Biography of Mitt Romney
Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and politician from the state of Michigan and later Massachusetts. Formerly the 70th Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Romney is seeking the Republican nomination in the 2012 United States presidential election.
Romney is a former CEO of Bain & Company, a management consulting firm, and the co-founder of Bain Capital, a private equity investment firm. After a life in business and as the CEO of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Romney was elected as Massachusetts Governor in 2002. Romney served one term and did not seek re-election in 2006; his term expired January 4, 2007.
Early life and education
Romney is the son of former Michigan Governor and 1968 presidential candidate George W. Romney, and 1970 U.S. Senate candidate Lenore Romney. He was named "Willard" after hotel magnate J. Willard Marriott, his father's best friend. Mitt, his middle name, comes from his father's cousin Milton Romney, who played quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1925 to 1929. read more www.astrotheme.com/portrait...iographie
50 Interesting Facts About . . .Mitt Romney
ONE GOD – A MESSAGE OF PREPARATION FOR 2012
Nancy Detweiler, M.Ed., M.Div.
NOTE: Although I posted this message earlier this year, I am re-posting it with a different slant. To truly know Creator God and ourselves as “made in God’s image” is essential as we prepare for 2012. Because December 21, 2012 marks the end of an approximate 26,000 years cycle, called the Precession of Equinoxes, Earth humans have the opportunity to ascend en masse from the 3rd dimensional plane of duality to the 5th dimensional plane of Love & Light.
Most of us will do so while in our physical bodies, that are presently being transformed into crystalline bodies by the intense influx of spiritual energies onto our planet. We prepare for ascension by setting aside the old belief system of separation from God and allowing the New Truth of made in the image of God to saturate our conscious awareness and activities.
Our ability, to assist in bringing forth the Kingdom of God within ourselves and on our planet, depends first and foremost on understanding who God is (to the best of our present ability to do so). The Apostle Paul explained his concept of God to the people of Athens. Metaphysically, Athens signifies the intellectual center within humankind.
The people in Athens had erected an altar inscribed: “This is the altar of the unknown God.” Paul recognized that even though the Athenians did not know God, they felt the urge to worship something greater than they could conceive with their intellectual minds. Paul explains in Acts 17:24-28:
“For the God who made the world and all things therein, and who is the Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands; neither is he ministered to by human hands, nor is he in need of anything, for it is he who gave life and breath to all humankind. And he has made of one blood all nations of human beings to dwell on all the face of the earth, and he has appointed seasons by his command, and has set limits to the age of men and women; for in him we live and move and have our being, as some of your wise men have said, ‘For we are his kindred.’”
God is above and beyond all else and present everywhere. As omnipresent Spirit, God created all that is, in its original manifestation; God is First Cause and original Source. The allegorical story of the Garden of Eden is an example of the Goodness and Love with which God creates. God provided for all of Adam and Eve’s needs; they lived in the luxury and beauty of paradise.
God walked with and talked with them. The channels of vision and direct hearing were open to Adam and Eve. God was their companion and friend. Negativity and pain were unknown. They had no doubt as to their origin: they came forth from the heart and mind of God. They wore the clothes of spirit; they were spirit.
In this Garden of Eden, all things were created from the divine substance. God beheld all of creation and declared, “It is Good.” God creates because God is Creator. All that God creates become co-creators. Creation is an on-going process and the energy of creation is within all things. Look at nature: seeds create plants … plants create leaves, flowers, and fruit … stars create new stars … stars create light … rivers create beds through which to flow … birds create nests … animals create offspring according to their kind … human beings create children … the process of creation stretches throughout eternity. All things are interconnected; all of creation impacts upon all other facets of creation. The life-giving energy within all things is God energy … divine energy … love energy. GOD IS ALL THAT IS. SEPARATION DOES NOT EXIST. BECAUSE GOD IS LOVE, ALL THINGS ARE LOVED.
GETTING TO KNOW SELF THROUGH ASTROLOGY
2012 is to be a year in that we get to know self in preparation for Earth, and those inhabitants who so choose, to ascend to higher dimensions of consciousness.
There are many avenues of assistance in getting to know self. As a professional counselor who used astrology as a counseling tool, I know first hand that astrology far exceeds all other methods. Using the client’s astrological natal chart allows very precise, detailed information regarding him/her as a unique individual.
As a professional counselor, I had access to and could compare the results of standardized personality tests with the natal chart. The two are like nursery school and graduate school in the amount of individualized information they provide. A standardized test report reads much like a copy of the report on a previous client. The same is true of all other standardized means of testing or knowing self.
I have a Scorpio Rising - Metaphysics (God Star)
The Astrology of the Soul
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by Adele Barger Wilson
Ever wonder what your spiritual purpose is, what your soul has in mind for you? As our personalities evolve, we grow beyond our Sun signs and into our RISING SIGNS. Just in case you don't know what a rising sign is, it is the sign of the zodiac that was rising on the eastern horizon at the moment you were born. Sometimes called the ASCENDING SIGN or the ASCENDANT, it sets the keynote for your soul's purpose.
EXOTERIC ASTROLOGY is the astrology of the personality, while ESOTERIC ASTROLOGY is the astrology of the soul. Esoteric astrology concerns itself not only with the soul's purpose, but also with the process by which the personality becomes the soul's instrument. According to the Tibetan Master Djwhal Khul in Alice Bailey's Esoteric Astrology, this astrology of the soul will eventually supersede present-day astrology.
An Esoteric Journey Through the Zodiac presents the meanings of the zodiacal signs from the perspective of the soul's evolutionary path. Spiritual Initiations, paths of evolution, and planes of manifestation are discussed, followed by elaborations on the spiritual significance of each sign. Discover your spiritual journey, your challenges, your fulfillment - your soul's underlying motivations - by reading about your rising sign
Phoenix Rises in 2012
The very close alignment of the Sun and Pluto sets the pace for the coming year for seeing in a new and profound way with greater expectation of systems that work whatever they may be from the way life is lived at home to world governments. At the least, Pluto is about truth and in its greater manifestation transformation and rebirth.
If ever New Year resolutions are followed through with, those decided now are based on strong conviction and are the ones that will make a difference. This week planetary rays suggest emotion will be examined with tenacity and determination of overcoming anything negative due to the way they are rising to the surface to take prominence in the conscious mind.
This edgy reality comes from Mercury and Mars that also is incorporated into ideas and plans for 2012. Each year has its own astrology chart that changes from location to location making the chart for Greenwich Mean Time in England look different for one calculated for Washington D.C.
By: Sandra Helton
The planetary angles are much the same but the influences shift depending on longitude and latitude. Just like people, nations and cities have birth charts. Overall the major influence of Pluto will continue to be influential bringing transformation to all structures in society from laws to leaders.
As it conjuncts the Sun in Capricorn this week it lays out a platform from that much will be based – change continuing, significant truths and validation for people and what matters to them. You will seek this for yourself and strive to make your life a statement of what you believe. Uranus helps you to maintain your independent stance in the scheme of what happens around you or that you hear in the news.
Mercury, planet of communication in stark alignment to Mars on Sunday causes intensity around what is discussed turning some issues into all out debates. Realization of who feels what is coming at you full force that calls for you to think carefully about how you react. Take your time so that you are sure of what you say and do and stay out of anything that seems like war.
A great way to transform this sensitive energy is to recognize within yourself what irritates you and what upsets you so that you may transform the energy to a workable process of change. It is best to contemplate sensitivities to find avenues to release pent up energy and to know more about your motivations.
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