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Davy Crockett actor dies at 85

LOS ANGELES – Actor Fess Parker, who became every baby boomer's idol in the 1950s and launched a craze for coonskin caps as television's Davy Crockett, died Thursday of natural causes. He was 85.
Family spokeswoman Sao Anash said Parker, who was also TV's Daniel Boone and later a major California winemaker and developer, died at his Santa Ynez Valley home. His death comes on the 84th birthday of his wife of 50 years, Marcella.
"She's a wreck," Anash said, adding Parker was coherent and speaking with family just minutes before his death. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
The first installment of "Davy Crockett," with Buddy Ebsen as Crockett's sidekick, debuted in December 1954 as part of the "Disneyland" TV show.
Parker was a longtime friend of Ronald Reagan, whose Western White House was not far from the Parker vineyards. Reagan sent Parker to Australia in 1985 to represent him during an event, and when Parker returned he was asked by White House aide Michael Deaver if he was interested in being ambassador to that country.


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Dave Crockett, No Wellfere. No Debt w/o Service. Audit Debt.

Reference: US Constitution, 1890.
Speaker: Congressman Crockett to Congress.

  • No welfare, with public money.
  • No debt, without service rendered.
  • This government can owe no debts but for services rendered, and at a stipulated price. If it is a debt, how much is it? Has it been audited, and the amount due ascertained?

  • Original Source: Congressional Record, 1829. Search, "Crockett" and "I will give a week's pay"
  • "The Life of Colonel David Crockett," meeting Horatio Bunce, author Edward S. Ellis (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884).
  • Farmer Horatio Bunce, advice to Davy Crockett, approx. 1828. Bunce states clearly the US Constitution requires that no welfare paid to individuals or groups. No public debt paid without service. If debt is presented, "Has there been and audit?" "Is the amount due ascertained?" One honest Constitutional voice of a farmer in 1828, to another honest Davy Crockett, Congressman, TN HR, over the farmer's fence, dramatically changed history in a couple of minutes. Read and think of this when you address Ron Paul and others you respect.
  • Congressional Record pp. 4055-4058 May 23, 1933.
  • "A CONSTITUTIONAL LESSON FROM DAVY CROCKETT" Congressional Record, May 1, 1991 In light of the obvious inability of Congress to resist the ... money for the benefit of the widow of a distinguished naval officer. ... I (Davy Crockett) cannot vote for this bill, but I will give one week's pay to ..."
  • www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/939539/posts
  • Congressional Record E1530-02, 1991.
  • http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CREC-2005-09-27/pdf/CREC-
  • 2005-09-27-pt1-PgE1960-4.pdf

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Davy Crockett VS Welfare "No Debt, But for Services Rendered."

No Right to Give Away Public Money: We have the right, as individuals, to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of the public money.

If it is a Debt, Has it been Audited?:This government can owe no debts but for services rendered, and at a stipulated price. If it is a debt, how much is it? Has it been audited, and the amount due ascertained?

Reference: Lew Rockwell.
From The Life of Colonel David Crockett,
by Edward S. Ellis (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884)

Audit the Fed. Audit all public debt. Debt? No service, no debt.

Davy Crockett, fine a man as ever stood up for you and me, went to Congress to represent us. He did a lot of things Ron Paul, Lew Rockwell and the like admire.

Lew Rockwell posts a fine summary of Davy. Davy told Congress they cannot give public welfare. They cannot pay debts, but for services rendered.

"Has it been audited?" Crockett awaits your answer!

Respectfully yours,

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

You are spot on with your

You are spot on with your commentS!

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A lot to be said for keeping it simple


This Reminds me...

A few years ago, an historian here in Indiana pressed to exhume the body of the real Davy Crockett. The family fought it in court, but eventually, the team of researchers were allowed to exhume the body for a few hours. This lady had studied Crockett's letters which she said contained evidence that he had a very rare genetic mutation...a mutation that causes one to develop three ears.

Well, they were able to examine the body and, sure enough, there it was. You're probably wondering where in the world it was? Well, there was the left ear, the right ear...and the wild front ear.

Amazing, really amazing.

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Oh, I loved that show

it was either my hat or my brother had the coonskin cap. I remember wearing it, I think we had the toy rifle. Fess did a great job with that show and with the Daniel Boone show. Great memories.

"We can see with our eyes, hear with our ears and feel with our touch, but we understand with our hearts."

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I remember watching them

when I was a youngster

Great adventure series, with fantastic panorama and trail wise.

Born on a mountain top in Tennessee
Greenest state in the Land of the Free
Raised in the woods so's he knew every tree
Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three.
Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the wild frontier!

And never forget, “Humans, despite our artistic pretensions, our sophistication and many accomplishments, owe the fact of our existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.”