Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A Messenger's Story-A Harsha Sankar Article

August 2011

Born in the harsh Arabian desert, he was orphaned in his early youth and was raised by his uncle. He met a Christian monk as a pre-teen. It is claimed this monk foresaw this youth's future.

As he grew in adulthood, he became a trader and shepherd. However, he became dissatisfied and then sought the solitude of caves and mountains for reflection. At age 40,he claimed to receive a revelation from the angel Gabriel. After a three year pause, he began advocating the premises that "God is One" and "Complete Surrender to God."

Now a firm proponent of monotheism, he canvassed a terrain throughout the city of Mecca,converting people into a new faith. Most of his supporters were either relatives of big merchants, foreigners, and/or the disenfranchised. Nearly all were looking for a unifying and well-defined faith.

As his outcry against idol worship and other religious customs became more intense, the focus against him by the authorities became more oppressive. Many followers left for Ethiopia.

At age 50, he again had miraculous visions and journeys,which are known as the Isra and Mi'raj. It is claimed that Gabriel allowed him to tour heaven and hell.It also allowed him to supposedly speak with Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. He then declared that he was the last in the succession of the messengers of God.

Along with cousin Ali (propagator of the Shiite movement), friend Abu Bakr (propagator of the Sunni movement), and adopted son Zaid, the public preaching escalated. With the death of his uncle and wife, the repression of him and the new converts became severe. In 622, he secretly fled in the dead of night. This later would be regarded as the historic flight from Mecca to Medina.

He then authored the Constitution of Medina,establishing Medina as the first Muslim state. He catered to those persecuted by warlike leaders,gaining many converts amongst the pagans.

Tensions between the Meccans and the Muslim community reached high levels. In the Battle of Badr, the new religious leader emerged victorious. He consolidated power in Medina and his opposition became less resistant.

He left Mecca as a refugee. He later came back a conqueror. After warring for many years, his army took that city without shedding blood.

From a businessman/merchant to a preacher to a warlord, his community now ruled most of Arabia as a result of his many successful military expeditions.Based on his last vision, he commanded the Hajj Pilgrimage to commemorate his triumph over Mecca.

This man's name was Muhammad. The religion he either prophesied or has been accused of inventing was Islam. The compilation of verses he released became the Koran. While the Bible's New Testament is a loose compilation by the twelve apostles of Jesus, the Koran is very direct. It is regarded as the Word Of God.

The definition of Islam is submission. With 1.5 billion adherents, it is the second largest religion. Interestingly,Muhammad is buried next to an empty tomb that Muslims believe awaits Jesus.

Very Truly Yours,
Harsha Sankar
908 Valley Ridge Road
Covington,Virginia 24426

BAR Monopolization Produces Monopolies Elsewhere- (A Harsha Sankar Article)

Dear Citizen, May 2011

California, Here We Come! Maybe, Not So Fast.

That used to be the mantra for some many entrepreneurs from the time of the 1849 Gold Rush. California, the Golden State, was made golden because of entrepreneurship. This entrepreneurship attracted the world-class talent and innovators that made it the hub of entertainment and hardware/software.

Now, what is California attracting now? So many attorneys have landed in that state from the east coast to ply their trade. The following are some other things that judicial/BAR promiscuity promotes in California.

1.Highest sales and income tax
2.Most lavish entitlements
3.Near-worst public schools
4.Largest number of illegal aliens
5.Rapidly shrinking manufacturing base
6.Attorney/Lobbyist environmental policy that restricts commence without consumption.

Productive citizens, plagued by burdensome regulations and litigation, have been driven not just out of that state but also out of the nation as well. Unfortunately,the reverberations of special interest domination are cascading nationwide. What does monopolistic BAR Rule produce? Monopolies in all other sectors, particularly health care.

Monopolies are formed to remove competition. Competition is a free–market mechanism that allows people to decide which business and financial models work best. Too many potential entrepreneurs are squeezed out before they find an opportunity to present good ideas. The fundamental right of individuals to choose, when denied, reduces him/her to that of mindless consumers. The people become sheep and are just fit to go “bah,bah”.

Lack of competition erodes economic quality

1. In 1979, there were 61 American companies that earned a top-level credit rating
from Moody’s. Today, there are only four.

2. In many U.S Cities, the “real” unemployment rate is over 30%.

3. In 2009 alone, 4 million more Americans became poor. 21 percent of all children
now live below the poverty line.

4. In the 2000’s, the United States ranked last among 40 nations in terms of global innovation based competitiveness in information technology.

5.43% of American families spend more then they earn each year. Personal bankruptcies have doubled in the past decade.

6. 22.5% of all residential mortgages are in negative equity.

7. In 1995, credit card debt was $300 billion. Now that debt exceeds a $trillion.

Poverty breeds dysfunctionalities. Lack of competition erodes quality of social indicators.

1.The state of California spends more (11%) on the penal system that on higher education.

2.42 million Americans cannot read, write or perform simple math. Another 50 million Americans cannot read past the 4th grade level. The total of the last two cited figures is 30% of the populace. With 1.2 million teens a year leaving school unable to read or write, the illiteracy figure will only grow.

3. The Pentagon spends more money on war (52 cents of all tax dollars) than all 50 states spend combined. This is a throw back to the Nazi/Communist era and to medieval times. Wars were waged on the backs from the poorer strata of society. Money was spent lavishly to conquer while citizens' cries for opportunity and bread fell on deaf ears. Throughout the land, police and fire departments are being slashed.

4.The American Indians (Native Americans) were the fiercest and independent people on earth. When they were conquered, they were domiciled to dependency and despondency. With one-sixth of Americans now enrolled in federal anti-poverty programs, can the same not be said about the People?

Ineffective and oppressive legal systems are the root cause of such degradation. The socio-economic model of “Queen Bee, Workerbee” is due of the evils of the existence of aristocracy. The BAR is the most monopolistic, racketeering and influenced corrupt union on earth. It,along with the evil creature from Jekyll Island,the Federal Reserve, must be dissolved.

Very Truly Yours,
Harsha Sankar
908 Valley Ridge Road
Covington,Virginia 24426

The Rise Of The BAR Correlates With Degradation Of America's Freedoms And Prosperity-By Harsha Sankar

Dear Citizen, May 2011

Is it purely coincidental that the rise of the influence and prominence of the legal profession, monopolized by the Bar associations,and the degradation of America's prosperity, freedoms,
and equality, is taking place? Please examine the following.

1.60 million Americans receive Social Security, SSI or SSD
2.Over 40 million receive food stamps
3.There are 22 million government employees in the USA
4.There are only 18 million employees in manufacturing
5.As 2007 began, there were just over a million Americans that had been unemployed for half a year or longer. In 2011, that figure is now six million.
6.40 percent of all U.S doctors plan to quit practicing in the next three years.
7.In 1998, the USA had 25 percent of the world’s high-tech export market and China had
just 10 percent. In 2008, the USA had 15 percent and China’s share reached 20 percent.
8.25 percent of bridges are overburdened or need repair.

Joblessness,despair and non-competitiveness have become endemic because the rule of law no longer exists. Nearly 2 million attorneys and over 80,000 DC lobbyists have seen to that. It is just not just their sheer size that is worrisome. It is their outrageous practices that is becoming more standardless by the day that is troublesome.

Federal Reserve is the primary tool of the new financial oligarchy because of the lack of accountability that is bred by this. The ultimate banking clearing house with zero oversight from the people still holds over $2 trillion on its balance.

No rule of law does not just mean lack of accountability and oversight. It also means wholesale prostitution of public authority.Did the Founding Fathers envision that electioneering would be so costly, with even local races consuming many millions? No wonder America is descending into a plutocracy with the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer. Meg Whitman spent $160 million in her failed efforts to become California’s governor. Michael Bloomberg spent $102 million to win third term as New York mayor.

No rule of law encourages fraud.The total cash losses in the Bernie Madoff scandal is roughly $20 billion.So many claimants are willing to trade for quarter of their losses just so that they can recover something. High administrative legal fees and arbitrary distribution of proceeds are key factors for this willingness.

No rule of law means attorney opportunism as usual.Due to Dodds-Frank legislation, regulators have the authority to award attorneys up to 30% of sanctions.Many law firms cannot expand fast enough as companies have no choice but to hire additional attorneys so they are in compliance with the onerous law and also to negotiate contracts with banks.

Please keep in mind that no value or substance is created by any of this kleptocratic and wealth-devouring endeavors. Rather,the Dodds-Frank law, in the name of fighting corruption in the financial sector,creates a far larger black hole of legal corruption.

What is the best place to start in remedying this plight? When the same group who advocate the law also make,administer, or adjudge the law,the descent into anarchy comes to fruition.Lines become blurred and paralysis and chaos occurs.For anyone to assume that over 99% of the population are too dumb and are not fit to make and/or apply the law is simply not right.

One does not have to agree with everything or even most anything I have written. However, please take the preceding statement into consideration.

Very Truly yours,
Harsha Sankar,
908 Valley Ridge Road
Covington, Virginia 24426.