Liberty Net: December 15, 2012

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by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

MARTY, N2IRJ, remains off the air in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and an injury and other setbacks have impaired his ability to restore his damaged station. Recovery is progressing, albeit slowly, and his transmitter and computer are now functioning, though pain prevents Marty from regularly checking his email. Antenna repairs are still to be made. Marty sends his thanks to those who have written him. Your kindness will always be remembered.

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Here are just a few of the ideas presented this week for discussion on the Liberty Net:

• When shootings — just as fatal as the one in Connecticut — take place in Chicago, as they do hundreds of times every year, it hardly makes the news. And there is plenty of draconian “gun control” in Chicago. (7 minutes)

• What is the matter with the mental functioning of the American people who, when confronted with an emotion-laden tragedy like the recent school killings, think that the solution is yet another law? Hint: Murder is already illegal. (8 minutes)

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Liberty Net: December 8, 2012

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

IT REQUIRED two frequencies — 3978 kHz to start (because Radio France’s DRM is now wiping out 10 kHz of spectrum centered on 3965) and 3983 later in the night to avoid Vatican Radio’s Latin transmission on 3975 — but the latest Liberty Net session was a forum as engaging and mind-opening as the best college class you’ve ever attended.

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Here are just a few of the concepts put forth and debated this week:

• Making every business a funding source for the huge turkey that our health care system has become will kill innumerable small businesses — they simply won’t be able to hire people as they have in the past. Highly profitable mega-corporations will benefit from eliminating the competition, though. (10 minutes)

• Why should we all lose our Second Amendment rights just because certain people and groups with low IQs and poor impulse control can’t be trusted with guns? Better to keep the rights — and cut ourselves loose from the irresponsible individuals and groups. (17 minutes)

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Liberty Net: December 1, 2012

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

NOVEMBER 2012 was the biggest month ever for downloads and streaming of the Liberty Net from this site. Listeners from every continent except Antarctica logged over 50,000 hours of listening time! As our usage ramps up, so do costs. Please consider donating by clicking the ‘Donate’ button in the right column of this page.

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Here are just a few of the topics covered during this week’s net:

• There’s no rational reason why amateur radio operators should have to tolerate broadcast interference between 3.9 and 4 MHz and between 7.2 and 7.3 MHz. Huge swathes of HF spectrum — even some already allocated to broadcasters — is virtually empty and unused, and the broadcasters should go there. (7 minutes)

• When you have an illegal, evil government — one which does practically nothing except harmful, immoral things — gridlock is a good thing. (11 minutes)

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Liberty Net: November 24, 2012

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE 75 METER BAND has been going very long, which enhances reception of the more distant Liberty Net participants, but also sometimes makes the stations from nearby states weaker. Last week, a DRM broadcast from Europe caused some interference, too. (Now that HF usage is down, why can’t amateurs have the whole 75 meter band worldwide? Why can’t the 75 meter broadcasters in Europe move to 90 meters, as many US broadcasters have done?) But frequency agility saved the day, and the net at one point even used its old traditional frequency of 3950 kHz.

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Here are just a few of the subjects broached during this week’s session of the Liberty Net:

• Will America be able to stay out of the emerging inter-Arab and Arab-Jewish wars that are developing in the Middle East? Since the Jewish lobby virtually controls both major “American” parties, don’t count on it. (14 minutes)

• Evidence is accumulating that illegal aliens in many jurisdictions were able to vote in the recent election merely by producing a recent utility bill. This is undermining belief in the Washington regime’s legitimacy — and that’s a good thing. (30 minutes)

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Liberty Net: September 24, 2011

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE FIRST AUTUMN SESSION of the Liberty Net showed the promise of good propagation, low noise, and fine comradeship coupled with the free exchange of ideas that can remake our world.

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Here are some of the ideas debated this week on amateur radio’s longest-running discussion net:

• Why is there a near-total corporate media blackout on the Occupy Wall Street protests now going on? Could it be because both Left and Right have figured out where the real problem lies? (14 minutes)

• Is the near-immobility of 401K funds — you can’t quickly switch out of a falling stock in a few seconds, like you can in a self-directed IRA — something that was purposely designed into the system? (33 minutes)

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Liberty Net: September 17, 2011

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE LIBERTY NET seems to get several new check-ins every week — so, even when regular participants are away temporarily, the discussions nevertheless continue to grow in breadth and depth. From economics and demographics to history and health, free thought reigns supreme — so please check in and add your voice to the exchange!

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Here are some of the ideas discussed this time on amateur radio’s most exciting net:

• More and more voices are calling for a new 9/11 investigation, and almost no intelligent person fully accepts the official story. But when a long-time Establishment hack like Bob Graham joins the call, one has to wonder — has he had an attack of conscience? — or does someone want to control and divert any new inquiry? (28 minutes)

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Liberty Net: September 10, 2011

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE LIBERTY NET actually took place on 3950 kHz this time — for the first time in several years — and, ironically, this happened on the night we received the news of the death of one of the most egregious jammers in amateur radio history, WA9KJI. The discussions didn’t focus on negativity, though, and the ideas presented were original, wide-ranging, and at turns philosophical, political, and humorous.

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Here are some of the concepts brought forth and issues debated on amateur radio’s historic Liberty Net this week:

• The latest “stimulus” bill has nothing to do with boosting the economy, and everything to do with ruling by decree: No one will even be able to read the complete text of this pretended law until after it is passed. (44 minutes)

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Liberty Net: September 3, 2011

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE LIBERTY NET is unique. There is no other net on the amateur radio airwaves where participants discuss the news that the billionaires’ media refuse to cover, and which deals with the fundamental issues that will determine the future of our families — and our civilization — in the coming years.

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Here are some samples of the ideas discussed this time on amateur radio’s longest-running discussion net:

• How can the regime in Washington — which facilitates the debasement and counterfeiting of our money on an incalculable scale — dare to prosecute a man who did nothing more than sell honest, pure silver coins, which didn’t even faintly resemble the fake bankers’ tokens we are forced to use? And how dare they charge — and imprison — him for “terrorism” for doing so? (44 minutes)

• After bailing out the bankers with trillions of dollars, our rulers are now suing those very same bankers for billions, for their alleged role in the housing market meltdown. Is this just a prearranged deal to make it look like the regime is “doing something”? And will the taxpayers bail out the banks again so they can pay any damages assessed? (1 hour 14 minutes)

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Liberty Net: August 27, 2011

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE ARRIVAL OF HURRICANE Irene didn’t dampen the spirits of Liberty Net participants this week, and, surprisingly, the noise level was very low. I’d say that the conversations and debates were even more intense than the storm system that was swirling all around.

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Here are some samples of the topics discussed this time on amateur radio’s most exciting net:

• The FCC just recently withdrew its so-called Fairness Doctrine regulations, even though they were ruled unconstitutional about 25 years ago. Does the withdrawal set the stage for new regulations along the same lines? (20 minutes)

• Why has a new law been passed making it a federal crime for anyone who participated in the murder of Osama bin Laden to speak about it? And how dare they pretend that such an ex post facto law could possibly be constitutional? (25 minutes)

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Liberty Net: August 20, 2011

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THERE IS A CONVERGENCE of free political thought these days, as the hot knife of crisis cuts through the phony left-right / Republican-Democrat paradigm. As more and more people find themselves bled dry by the financial elite, the warmongers, and the vote-buyers, the old labels just don’t have much meaning anymore. Participate in the awakening by checking into the Liberty Net!

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Here’s a very brief summary of some of the topics discussed this time on amateur radio’s longest-running discussion net:

• Even when they try to depreciate their currency, as they did recently, the Swiss franc seems incapable of dropping much in value. This says something about the inherent quality of Swiss society and the Swiss people. (10 minutes)

• The FDIC has $19 billion in reserve to “insure” $4,400 billion in personal bank accounts. That’s like insuring a precious diamond ring with a $20 bill. (49 minutes)

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