Alaskan Crossroads: Massive Medicaid Expansion will Only Result in Misery [+video]

It has come to my attention that the republican controlled legislature is seriously considering supporting the governors call for an expansion of the Medicaid program here in Alaska.

An expansion of Medicaid will usher in the necessity for new revenue streams in order to pay for this program. We are seriously looking at a substantial fiscal shortfall now. The last thing we need to do is to expand any programs which would put an extra financial burden on the citizens of this state. (“Alaskan Crossroads” continues below)

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Listen to the Foundation for Government Accountability Skewer Governor Walker’s Medicaid expansion plan:

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Before we remotely consider expanding the federal Medicaid program, perhaps we should demand the federal government fully fund their own mandated health care programs.

As an example, the Indian Health Services through the BIA is currently being funded at approximately 55%. The inability of the federal government to fully fund a medical program they are 100% obligated to, is putting massive pressure on ANMC and native health services throughout the state. Currently ANMC is unable to field the personnel they need so many doctors and nurses in their organization are met with massive overtime and are not compensated at the level of other health services in the area. ANMC is having a very difficult time recruiting and training personnel to stay in their ranks specifically due to the shortcomings of funding through Indian Health Services.

Additionally, Medicaid expansion into the native community is clearly a mechanism to absorb the Indian Health Services into Obamacare. It is a method the Obama administration is using to drive up Obamacare numbers in order to preserve President Obama’s legacy with his signature legislation.

Certainly, it would be far more advantageous for the State of Alaska to demand that the Federal Government fund their own programs fully before they come selling other programs when they clearly intend to transfer the financial burden to us.

Here are just a few questions I would like every state legislator to answer before they consider voting to expand Medicaid:

1. Do you know the amount the State of Alaska will currently be forced to pay based on the shortfall?

2. Do you know the amount the State of Alaska will pay in two years when this program goes to 90% funded?

3. Do you know the rate of decrease over the next ten years regarding the federal government’s commitment?

4. Do you know the penalty of “opting out” if this program becomes economically unsustainable at a state level.

5. What additional revenues are you planning in order to meet the increased obligations?

6. Do you know this program may have an adverse effect on employers dropping healthcare on employees who qualify?

7. Do you know the rate Medicaid will pay and if medical institutions and doctors will accept patients at a lower level of reimbursement?

8. Are you aware of the substantial administrative costs passed to the medical profession in order to implement such program?


Any legislator who votes for expansion is voting to either implement a state income tax or raid the PFD in order to sustain this program. Their term in office may recede into the historical library of the legislature, but Alaskan’s will be forced into paying this government expansion of healthcare in perpetuity.

It is my considered opinion that expanding Medicaid in Alaska is a short sighted gain for a long term loss. Within a very short period Alaskans will be paying for additional revenues to comply to the federal mandate of matching funds. It will be economically impossible to “opt out.”
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Michael Chambers is a former educator in Alaska, currently the Chair of the Alaska Libertarian Party, Chair of United for Liberty, and a self employed professional artist.

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Former Counter-Intelligence Op: Obama is Leading us to World War III [+video]

A former counter intelligence operative who served in eight counter-terrorist operations, worked as an Arabic linguist with the SEALS, and was employed by both DHS and the FBI, is convinced that Obama’s policies in the Middle East are leading us to World War III.

Specifically, Captain Joseph John, a Naval Academy and Harvard graduate, contends that the Obama administration’s Iran policy is certain to end in failure. He believes Iran is “within six months to a year” of building a nuclear weapon and that that will spawn a Middle East nuclear arms race. More terrifying, Captain John is convinced that Israel will not stand idly by with a “dagger at its throat,” and may make a preemptive nuclear strike against Iran. The international impact would be catastrophic. He suggests that Russia’s involvement in such a conflict is not outside the realm of possibility.

Captain John also mentions the significant Muslim influences on Obama noting that although he is probably not a practicing Muslim right now, he has sympathies toward Islam. He states that during one Joint Chiefs of Staff meeting, Obama stomped out after someone mentioned Islam.

Captain John singles out one of Obama’s chief advisors, Valerie Jarrett, and notes that she is Iranian and likely a Muslim. He also talks about Obama destroying the readiness of the US military, taking our navy down to pre-World War One size, socially re-engineering the military with homosexual and “transgendered” soldiers, causing major retention issues, and other problems.
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Captain Joseph John, co-founder of Combat Vets for Congress, served multiple tours in Vietnam, deployed to Desert Storm, worked as a counter-intelligence officer, served as an Arabic linguist with the SEALS, participated in a number of counter-terrorist operations, and worked for both DHS and the FBI. He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy, Harvard Graduate School of Business, the FBI Academy, US International University, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

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Attack on American Democracy is Unrelenting [+video]

In his weekly news summary [below], Joe Miller discusses the unrelenting attack on American democracy. For instance, activist federal courts are displacing democratic lawmaking across the country. In Alabama, a single federal judge announced an unconstitutional decree setting aside the will of over 80% of Alabamans with respect to traditional marriage. No matter your perspective on the gay issue, the aggressive, unlawful, and distinctly undemocratic move of the courts in this area is a very troubling development.

Joe also talks about Obama’s Department of in-Justice, blocking the search for Lois Lerner’s destroyed emails and comments on the overall lawlessness of the administration. Why does the President do what he does? “Because he’s King Obama and he rules by executive order.”

With respect to the Elites’ continuing assault on the sensibilities and interests of average Americans, Joe observes that even though the vast majority of the electorate – on the right and on the left – oppose giving benefits to illegal aliens, it’s happening anyway.

Much of this has to do with the fact that the “Boehner-Obama axis is alive and well.” So don’t be fooled by those saying that Boehner’s wings have been clipped by rebel conservative congressmen. Boehner’s liberal agenda continues to march forward. The only difference is that Boehner has been forced out in the open as the “big government loyalist he is.”

Boehner’s reelection is yet another example of the ongoing assault on democracy: even though the vast majority of Republicans across the country opposed Boehner’s reelection as Speaker, about 90% of GOP House Members voted for him in a complete repudiation of their representative duty.

Finally, Joe explains why he’d like to see King Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton as the nominees of their respective parties.

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Constitutional Law Expert KrisAnne Hall: DC is “Hopeless,” the Only Answer is the States [+video]

Lecturer and Author (“Sovereign Duty”), KrisAnne Hall says that activists should give up on Washington and focus on the states where they can really make a difference. Ms. Hall notes that the federal government is more like a “school yard bully” that, when confronted by states rights activists, will back down as it doesn’t have the manpower to enforce the unconstitutional laws its passed. She also talks about the problems of the judiciary and the blessing in disguise of Obama’s veto of the Keystone Pipeline.

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From KrisAnneHall.com:

KrisAnne Hall is an attorney and former prosecutor who travels the country teaching the Constitution and the history that gave us our founding documents. KrisAnne will connect the dots for you like no one else can! Host of The KrisAnne Hall Show, she pulls no punches, puts Liberty First and gives no quarter to those who hide behind party labels. Like no other host, KrisAnne will tell you what the founders had to say on today’s relevant issues .

KrisAnne is a disabled Army veteran, a Russian linguist, a mother, a pastor’s wife and a patriot. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, she received her undergraduate degree in Bio-Chemistry from Blackburn College in 1991 and her J.D. from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law and is a former Russian Linguist for the US Army. KrisAnne worked as a state prosecutor and with a prominent law firm defending religious liberty and First Amendment rights. KrisAnne lives in North Florida with her husband JC (a pastor and former Russian instructor for the US Navy) and their adopted son Colton.

Here she is in her own words:

“Right up front there are some things that I need to tell you about myself. I want you to know where I came from and how I got to where I am today. I don’t want to ever be accused of deception or dishonesty. So, in full disclosure:

I was not born a Constitutionalist. I did not live my life with an inherent understanding of Liberty and what is necessary to defend it. I was not raised a Christian. For some, these things will be a stumbling block, so you need to know from me.

I was raised a Democrat. The only thing more evil than Satan was a Republican in my home. There were no choices to be made in voting…straight Democrat party line was the only choice.

I was an environmentalist. An ardent environmentalist. Some of my best friends were members of Green Peace and I supported the WWF and PETA. I was a vegetarian by ideology, not for health reasons, for almost 15 years.

I believed in the “good” of scientific manipulations of food and the necessity of vaccines. Not only believed this, but helped create them when I was a biochemist for Monsanto.

I believed in Global Warming and defended it vigorously. I believed in the Big Bang and openly criticized those who believed in creationism as ignorant and misled.

I believed Government’s duty and purpose was to be a provider for the people. I supported programs that would give the government more control over the people. I even believed a One World Government was the best way to go to ensure “global peace.” I supported the principles of socialism, although I cannot claim to have known at the time it was socialism, per se, that I supported.

I supported abortion and often openly condemned others for being pro-life. I have argued with abortion protesters on street corners and called them names that I am not proud of._BPP0228

I was not only not a Christian, but I practiced many other religions, including many occult versions. I was bitter against God and felt that only ignorant, weak people needed faith. I was too intelligent and too educated for such a feeble crutch.

I was not born with the knowledge that I have now. I did not wake up one morning with a divine epiphany. I traveled a long road. I learned some hard and painful lessons. My beliefs were challenged and I came to know the Truth.

I am able to stand firm on what I believe because I have discovered the difference between truth and lies. I am able to defend the truth because I walked the path. I can show you my path of discovery, and to be guaranteed it is not tied to any political motivation or personal gain…unless you call the liberation that comes from knowing the truth in the face of lies, a personal gain.

So when someone says to you…”Did you know that person used to be associated with this or that group or used to believe this… How can you possibly believe him now?” Remember this story.

It is good to question someone’s “transformation”. You SHOULD do that. If they cannot show you that path, step by step, you should question their motivations.

But do not discount someone’s current position just because of who they USED to be or who they USED to associate with or what they USED to believe. Sometimes it is NOT a selfish or deceptive motivation, but a path to enlightenment. We all had to wake up somehow.

Just so you know where I stand.” -KrisAnne Hall

Read more about KrisAnne Hall HERE.

Dr. Jackson: Liars Must be Defeated by Any Means Possible

On The Joe Miller Show several days ago, a former college Political Science teacher, columnist Lester Jackson, explained that our country is in crisis. Dr. Jackson said we’re nearing tyranny “if we’re not already there.” He cited a number of problems including the fact that we effectively have one political party. This is a critical issue as “democracy presupposes an opposition party.”

But Dr. Jackson’s recurrent theme was that “liars must be defeated by any means possible.” He noted that “lying” is a hallmark of modern politicians like Alaska’s Senator Lisa Murkowski. Dr. Jackson explained that one of the reasons these liars hate politicians like Senator Ted Cruz is because he forces them into votes that makes them go on the record on issues like amnesty. That creates problems in their efforts to lie to their constituents about their true views.

Dr. Jackson also noted that Senator Cruz has effectively called his colleagues corrupt, pointing out the influence of K Street on their voting.

As to how to defeat liars, Dr. Jackson admitted that you can’t get them all. But he believes conservatives have to use any lawful means at their disposal to get rid of such chameleons. He cited William F. Buckley, Jr. in suggesting that conservatives should even vote for a Democrat over a lying RINO as the damage that a junior Democrat can do is far less than a senior Republican.

When asked whether he is advocating for a third party, Dr. Jackson responded with a chuckle that we don’t even have a second party but went on to say that the GOP started as a third party and that such a movement is imperative today.

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Ex-PLO Terrorist, Walid Shoebat Discusses His Conversion, the Current Threat of Islam

In this very interesting interview on The Joe Miller Show, author and commentator Walid Shoebat discusses his transformation from PLO-terrorist-to-committed-Christian who is now warning about true Islamic intentions worldwide.

Mr. Shoebat predicts that the “Caliphate” that is being pursued by jihadists worldwide will ultimately be led by Turkey in a resurrection of an Ottoman-like empire. Listen to his explanation here:

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Biography of Walid Shoebat from Shoebat.com

For the record, my name is Walid Shoebat. I used to be a radicalized Muslim willing to die for the cause of Jihad until I converted to Christianity in 1994. As a member of the PLO I was involved in terror activity, and was imprisoned in Jerusalem for three weeks. In prison, I was recruited to plant a bomb in Bethlehem as a result of which, thank God, no one was injured. My mother was an American and my father a Palestinian Arab. My parents sent me in 1978 to the United States to study at Loop College in Chicago Illinois. There I was recruited at a hotel “Terror Conference” by Jamal Said, a founder of the IAP (Islamic Association of Palestine) and Imam at one of the largest mosques in Chicago. The IAP was a forerunner to today’s Hamas terror organization and also to the terror front group CAIR (Council for American Islamic relations). This was in the early 1980s when I was being trained for Jihad activities in the USA along with many other young foreigners as well as US citizens. The Imams were the prime recruiters for terrorism then as they are still today and terror conferences are held all over the USA to this day. Here is a link to a sample we have on video which was held in 1989, over twelve years before the 9/11 attacks. (Read more about Walid Shoebat HERE)

Gun Owners of America’s Larry Pratt: “Obama’s Destruction of the Republic Not Done Yet”; Sheriffs May Be the Last Bulwark Against Tyranny (+video)

On The Joe Miller Show this week, the Executive Director and Founder of Gun Owners of America, Larry Pratt, discussed Obama’s “destruction of the Republic.” He also described the Boehner-Obama axis, and the strange upside of Boehner’s reelection as speaker.

Director Pratt suggested that there are a few other bright spots on the political horizon, too. He explained how there is positive legislation winding its way through the Congress. He suggested that despite the President’s vigorous opposition, nationwide concealed-carry legislation may actually be enacted this Congress.

With respect to Obama’s effort to ban some AR15 ammo, Mr. Pratt suggested that the Congress could block this effort by defunding the enforcing agency. Although he admits this could result in a government shutdown, Mr. Pratt says Republicans shouldn’t fear any shutdown, given GOP wins in the last cycle after a similar shutdown.

Finally, the last segment was likely the most controversial, with a discussion about how county sheriffs could be the last bulwark against federal tyranny. Larry Pratt observed that if the federal courts push, for example, their perceived authority against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, that Sheriff Joe has far more deputies than the court system has federal marshals. He also discussed what happened in Nevada, during the federal standoff with Cliven Bundy.
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Country Music Star Bryan White Talks Faith, Family and His Definition of Success

Bryan was born in Lawton/Fort Sill, (Comanche County) Oklahoma into a musical family. Growing up he listened to all kinds of music. His parents played in cover bands and thanks to his father, he learned to play drums while he was still very young. Drums came natural to him and he became so good at it that his parents frequently invited him to play with them. Since their bands played all different styles of music, White feels it gave him a great perspective and helped to make him the diverse artist that he is today. “Although country music has my heart, I still love and respect all kinds of musical expression.”

One thing White never tires of mentioning is the day he heard the music of his musical mentor, Steve Wariner. “People talk about defining moments. For me, this was definitely one of them. I heard Steve’s voice and I immediately gravitated toward his tone and phrasing. I knew right then, at the age of fourteen, what I wanted to do with my life.” Fresh out of high school, White says he packed up his guitar, drum sticks, angst, dreams, and five hundred dollars that his family gave him and headed to Nashville to pursue a career in country music.

The move proved to be beneficial. He charted seventeen singles on Billboard’s Country Charts, had six number one singles, two platinum records, two gold records, he joined forces with Shania Twain and together they took “From This Moment On” all the way up to number four on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart. He has garnered several awards for himself, including a Grammy, a CMA Horizon Award, and an ACM Top Male Vocalist award among them. [He’s appeared on] “The Tonight Show,” “Late Night with David Letterman,” NBC’s “The Today Show,” and “CBS This Morning.” (Read more about Bryan White HERE)
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio: “We Can’t Surrender, Must Continue Fighting for this Country”

Sheriff Joe Arpaio was recently interviewed on the The Joe Miller Show and talked about a number of issues regarding President Obama and issues facing his office in Maricopa County, Arizona. He discussed Rev. Al Sharpton and described what happened when Sharpton came to Phoenix for protests. The Sheriff also recounted the last time that he interacted with the President and surmised that Obama isn’t very happy with him given a recent lawsuit that the Sheriff filed against him with the assistance of attorney, Larry Klayman.

Joe Arpaio described his Times Square billboard and the Phoenix Super Bowl, stating that people were generally well-behaved. He talked about the body cams that his sheriffs now wear, too.

As to Obama’s birth certificate controversy, Sheriff Joe stated that his team was still working on it. He mentioned how strange it was that everyone wants to avoid the topic of whether Obama’s birth certificate is counterfeit, even though there’s evidence of a potential crime. The sheriff concluded that Obama would likely not even be qualified to work in his office.

Finally, Sheriff Joe responded to Joe Miller’s question regarding whether he was a vegetarian. He discussed that he was trying to lose weight, and that he had taken away meat from Maricopa prisoners’ meals, but that the announcement regarding his dietary choices would likely be made with a Hollywood star who will be coming to Phoenix in the near future.
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Former US Attorney Describes Corruption in Federal Judiciary, Department of Justice

Constitutional Law Attorney Herb Titus was recently interviewed on The Joe Miller Show and described, “for the first time,” his experience as Special Assistant U.S. Attorney where he discovered that federal agents were illegally wiretapping to gather evidence. He also described his shock at discovering that the U.S. Attorney had a “secret passageway” to the federal judge’s office so he could have unlawful ex parte communications with him. He said this type of corruption has continued to the present because of lack of accountability.

Mr. Titus also provided his perspective of the Second Amendment, that its purpose is for “shooting tyrants,” not for protecting sporting and hunting rights. He’s very concerned about the Obama Administration’s effort to impose limits on AR15 ammunition. Additionally, he discussed his efforts in Colorado to roll back the anti-gun legislation that led to several legislators’ defeat during recall elections last year.

Attorney Titus gave his perspective of the Fourth Amendment, explaining that the federal courts’ interpretation of the Fourth Amendment under the guise of “expectations of privacy” is wrong. Rather, the court should take the Founders’ view that only a “superior property right” would grant the government the right to a search warrant. He discussed with Joe why the feds believe they have the right to a warrantless search of everything on the cloud and the implications for privacy in the future.

Finally, Mr. Titus talked about the cases involving Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore. Currently, Mr. Titus is representing Justice Moore, and he also defended Justice Moore during the Ten Commandments Case several years ago.

(For more stories on corruption in federal judiciary click HERE)

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