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The truth about the Cloud Act!

The government cannot take our property, papers, or us, without a valid warrant.

This video should scare the shit out of you because essentially the Cloud Act permits foreign governments to spy on you via the internet and access you private information. It is a blatant attempt to strip you of your privacy and the beneficiaries will be big international corporations and ultimately a world government which will suppress small businesses and individuals who attempt small entrepreneurial enterprises that may be non conforming to global standards whatever those standards may ultimately be.

It is sad that so few average citizens really don’t give a shit about what is actually going on or really understand the ultimate consequences.

If you want to read the truthful details of the Cloud Act then go to this link-

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/cloud-act-dangerous-expansion-police-snooping-cross-border-data

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THE UNITED STATES HAS ENTERED A NEW ERA IN POLITICS!!!

Politics used to be rather boring and predictable with standard decorum and rituals or traditions which were repeated over and over again with boring regularity. Gone is the era of relative predictability and politics now is an all out slugfest where insults, put downs, name calling, ridicule, guilt by association, slander, and humiliation are standardly used against political opponents and media talking heads.

Traditional news conferences with the media are few and far between, there is no trust in the leadership of either party, the establishment or legacy media has justly been assailed as a biased source of some fake news, the highest levels of leadership positions have gone unfilled, and the current status of rational political discourse is a chaotic emotional shambles.

Economic prudence is out the window and the only area of political bipartisan agreement seems to be compromise on how much more money is going to be spent on bureaucratic entitlements while increasing the national debt.

There are no longer charismatic leaders which have been untainted by some corruption and many inexperienced and unqualified celebrities are written about as possible future presidents.

It is easy to use one human as a scapegoat and accuse Trump of being the sole cause of this chaotic political turnaround but the roots of the problem run much deeper. The cause of the current day situation is a basic moral corruption in society which glorifies promiscuity, hedonism, drug use, deviant lifestyles, and has a crude intolerant liberal ideology which has seeped into the educational system, the establishment media, and celebrities in general. Respect and admiration for the establishment has bit the dust and whether credibility and trust can be restored like the rising phoenix from the ashes of immoral behavior is debatable.

Nothing short of a moral revival can potentially cure the political and social malaise but it will take decades to reestablish. A secular moral code with real life current examples taught to all impressionable young minds in elementary schools is vital. Without this indoctrination the insecure and unpredictable state of society will not improve and trusting peaceful cooperation between citizens and between citizens and their leaders will not be possible in the long duration. Stringent media censorship and propagandizing a leftist intolerant ideology is not an easy and quick solution if the populace and leadership is basically immoral and corrupt.

What is necessary is a return to integrity or honesty and morality, family values, useful education, financial responsibility, and a media promoting objective journalism. Media not riddled with fake news using intimidation tactics, guilt by association, and ideological purity or political correctness is the only thing which will save this nation in the long duration from becoming a third world country or possibly even a tyranny.

Big money without a moral backbone corrupts internationally and nationally and it is no wonder that qualified smart humans don’t want to enter politics and get on an unending treadmill of money solicitations and molding their political discourse based on the latest dubious polling trends. Politicians sucking up to big money is proving to be the downfall of moral statesmanship which this country sorely needs more of. The health and wellbeing of the average citizen is being almost totally ignored. Religion used to help in filling the essential moral vacuum which today is becoming a moral vacuum without a common secular moral code as a trusted fervently believed behavioral guide.

Far from being pessimistic I see some hope in alternate media and the internet as long as it doesn’t become an exclusive propaganda mouthpiece of the ruling monied establishment. Ultimately if anything has the potential to improve a society it is a responsible press. In the era of the internet this means responsible moral individuals and organizations or groups with internet access to the world where they can promote their views and facts, hopefully in an open source way.

Moral communication and activity is vital. Without it society ceases to function efficiently and it degenerates into a costly bureaucratic surveillance society with safe gated communities and the rest functioning as best they can in an insecure survival of the fittest mode.

I personally don’t fear turmoil in society because it is a barometer of change in society which it definitely going on. How society will adapt and change in the face of political uncertainty is going to be an interesting circus to watch or follow. Will this circus last for another 7 years followed by more of the same is debatable but well worth the wait. Enjoy!

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COMPLICATED LOUSY ADVICE FOR A SMALL INTERNET BUSINESS!!!

I came across this on Pinterest entitled “50 Marketing Habits Every Business Should Have” and was shocked by the make work advice which would take so much time, effort, and money that it poses an insurmountable obstacle for any small business or human desiring to have a successful internet presence. Gone are the relatively simple days of have a great product or service, advertise, and make some money.

Here are the recommendations and the reality-

Write a blog and share helpful info weekly.

Write a guest blog.

The major reason blogs no longer work is that in writing on a weekly basis the average human runs out of helpful things to say and the blog stagnates or gets totally ignored.

Advertise on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Pinterest:

This in reality would cost a boatload of money since big money international and national companies and establishment media get priority placement on all four major social media websites and realistically small money operators are pushed down to a very low priority, effectively don’t exist, and is wasted advertising dollars.

Big business is already bombarding social media with almost daily e-mails and ads which are frankly annoying and a big pain in the butt. Do you want your small business to be as annoying as the big businesses who supposedly know what they are doing?

Use your social media to engage fans:

Send an e-mail newsletter:

Collect e-mail addresses:

Offer a discount or special offer:

Host a giveaway:

Ask customers for referrals:

Ask friends and family for referrals:

Ask customers for testimonials:

Offer a freebie to fans:

Thank your customers:

Ask customers for feedback:

Use videos to market your business:

Send personal cards to customers:

All of the above are huge time consumers unless you have a sophisticated software program which automatically performs these functions and such a program if it exists probably costs an arm and a leg. You can engage “fans” if you have a boatload of products and services to offer but if you are pushing a handful of items or deals then your customer base will get bored and annoyed at your constant emails and offers for the same stuff over and over again.

Create a referral network with other professionals.

Sponsor a cause or local event.

Get interviewed on a blog, magazine, or podcast.

Use SEO to drive traffic.

Network with other business owners.

Use Google adwords.

Network in Linkedin groups.

Host an online workshop, webinar, or training.

Submit articles to a large website.

Write a press release.

Network in Facebook groups.

Create your own Facebook group.

Create a Google + page.

Join Google+ communities to network.

Create an Instagram profile.

Offer an affiliate program.

Ask another business to promote your business.

Most importantly, every day: provide value.

The last hint basically says it all. Every day: provide value. Not only is this an impossible objective to meet but you will be howling in the internet wilderness with few customers paying attention to your inefficient attempts at communicating on a daily basis. If you do keep in touch with your customers on a daily basis then you will probably be more annoying than helpful with a boring repetitive mantra.

Not widely recognized is the problem that there are many fly by night businesses which open up on the internet and try to scam humans in some way. This is why established internet businesses, websites, and search engines are reluctant to promote you for fear that their customer base will complain. Search engine algorithms with a reputation to maintain will put you at a very low priority level unless you have been around for many years and have a wide internet presence.

The almost impossible task of developing a good reputation on the internet overnight is what will keep your startup business small and unknown for many years if not indefinitely. There is also the great probability that if your business idea, product, or service is very useful it will probably be stolen or copied and promoted by other websites, only better.

Conclusion:

Big money and sophisticated software algorithms with big data access and further refinements have an incredible advantage over a new money poor business startup and even big businesses don’t realize how offensive their deluge of emails and ads really are and make humans angry at their blatant aggressiveness.

Realistically can you really tell by the above advice how much time, effort, and money you will have to shell out to get each additional customer?  What is the cost in time and money for getting one customer who may not even be a repeat customer? The answer is no one knows or can tell you with any degree of accuracy, especially for a new startup internet business.

In the traditional brick and mortar small business world it often takes a minimum of 5 years working at no profit at all for a business to survive in the long duration.

What are the financial specs on the internet? I don’t think anyone really knows and can give you any real dollar and time amounts. I Googled the question and no one has done any research to date which has been authoritatively published.

So you are out there on the internet all by yourself doing tens of things all in the hope of making a buck and not knowing how effective your efforts really are in the real internet world. It is a real crap shoot and the odds are overwhelmingly against you.

Is there such a thing as good and bad marketing habits on the internet? I doubt that anyone really knows for sure. If big business knows then I am sure that they are keeping it a big secret.

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UPDATED NEW QUOTE BY ULDIS SPROGIS 1114!!!

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UPDATED NEW QUOTE BY ULDIS SPROGIS 1119!!!

If you liked this evergreen truth blog then read more of them, about 4200 so far, or read one or more of my evergreen truth books, especially EVERGREEN TRUTH, rays of truth in a human world filled with myths and deceptions.

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UPDATED NEW QUOTE BY ULDIS SPROGIS 1074!!!

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