I Am Now a Candidate for Mayor of Kensett, Arkansas

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Leave a comment

____Hamrick for Full-Time Mayor-Yard Sign

I am announcing my candidacy for Mayor of Kensett. Election Day, November 6, 2018.

May 21, 2018 to July 27, 2018 = Circulate my Petition for voter signatures to put me on the ballot for Mayor of Kensett.

July 27, 2018 to Noon August 17, 2018 = File my Petition, Political Practices Pledge, Affidavit of Eligibility with the White County Clerk.



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My Current Photo Sort of, (Beard’s Longer Today)

Sunday, June 12, 2016 Leave a comment

I can’t figure out how to change out my suite/tie photo for a current profile photo. So, I improvised here:

Hamrick Photo 300px

I’m getting older!

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Excerpts From Obama Speech on Orlando’s Mass Shooting (Is National Open Carry becoming the New Mandate?)

Sunday, June 12, 2016 1 comment

Will anyone do an unbiased news documentary on the rising level (less likely, the decreasing level) of gun control laws  compared to increasing number of mass shootings?

Excerpts from Obama’s speech with my comments:

Although it’s still early in the investigation, we know enough to say that this was an act of terror and an act of hate. As Americans we are united in grief, in outrage, and in resolve to defend our people.

“and in resolve to defend our people.” What does that mean? Two interpretations come to mind. (1) We’re from the government. We will protect you. (2) We can protect ourselves but for the gun control laws that essentially voids the Second Amendment. Where is the outrage against the government’s apathy toward the Second Amendment? And our right to defend ourselves? Where in the U.S. Constitution does it say that the federal and state governments are our personal baby sitters from public mass shootings?

    I just finished a meeting with FBI director Comey and my homeland security and national security advisors. The FBI is on the scene and leading the investigation in partnership with local law enforcement. I’ve directed that the full resources of the federal government be made available for this investigation.

That’s all fine in duties of the federal government “after the incident.” But what about “before or during the incident”?  The Department of Homeland Security wants you to play cat and mouse with mixed marshal arts to take down the active shooter without a firearm of your own. Check this out:



An Active Shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.
Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Typically, the immediate deployment of law enforcement is required to stop the shooting and mitigate harm to victims.
Because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law
enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with an active shooter situation.
Good practices for coping with an active shooter situation
• Be aware of your environment and any possible dangers
• Take note of the two nearest exits in any facility you visit
• If you are in an office, stay there and secure the door
• If you are in a hallway, get into a room and secure the door
As a last resort, attempt to take the active shooter down. When the shooter is at close range and you cannot flee, your chance of survival is much greater if you try to incapacitate him/her. {MY COMMENT: No mention of you having a personal gun in your possession! Do they expect you to have mixed marshal arts training? Will the DHS be held civilly or criminally liable for this advice after a citizen tries this advice and the active shooters murders that citizen?}

The idea of a safe gun-free zone in public is a mass delusion. If the Orlando mass shooting with 50 people killed is the worst mass shooting in America’s history doesn’t wake up the American people then nothing will. The following list is CNN’s Deadliest Mass Shootings in U.S. History Fast Facts, CNN Library, Updated 2:33 PM ET, Sun June 12, 2016:

(CNN)Here is a list of the deadliest single day mass shootings in U.S. history from 1949 to the present.

If the shooter was killed or committed suicide during the incident that death is not included in the total.

At least 50 killed
June 12, 2016 – Omar Saddiqui Mateen, 29, opens fire inside Pulse, a gay nightclub, in Orlando, Florida. At least 50 people are killed and more than 50 are injured. Police shoot and kill Mateen during an operation to free hostages officials say he was holding at the club.
32 killed – April 16, 2007 – Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. A gunman, 23-year-old student Seung-Hui Cho, goes on a shooting spree killing 32 people in two locations and wounds an undetermined number of others on campus. The shooter, Seung-Hui Cho then commits suicide.
27 killed – December 14, 2012 – Sandy Hook Elementary School – Newtown, Connecticut. Adam Lanza, 20, guns down 20 children, ages six and seven, and six adults, school staff and faculty, before turning the gun on himself. Investigating police later find Nancy Lanza, Adam’s mother, dead from a gunshot wound. The final count is 28 dead, including the shooter.
23 killed – October 16, 1991 – In Killeen, Texas, 35-year-old George Hennard crashes his pickup truck through the wall of a Lubys Cafeteria. After exiting the truck, Hennard shoots and kills 23 people. He then commits suicide.

21 killed – July 18, 1984 – In San Ysidro, California, 41-year-old James Huberty, armed with a long-barreled Uzi, a pump-action shotgun and a handgun shoots and kills 21 adults and children at a local McDonalds. A police sharpshooter kills Huberty one hour after the rampage begins.

18 killed – August 1, 1966 – In Austin, Texas, Charles Joseph Whitman, a former U.S. Marine, kills 16 and wounds at least 30 while shooting from a University of Texas tower. Police officers Ramiro Martinez and Houston McCoy shoot and kill Whitman in the tower. Whitman had also killed his mother and wife earlier in the day.
14 killed – December 2, 2015 – Married couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik open fire on an employee gathering taking place at Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, killing 14 people.
14 killed – August 20, 1986 – Edmond, Oklahoma, part-time mail carrier, Patrick Henry Sherrill, armed with three handguns kills 14 postal workers in 10 minutes and then takes his own life with a bullet to the head.
13 killed – November 5, 2009 – Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan kills 13 people and injures 32 at Fort Hood, Texas, during a shooting rampage. He is convicted and sentenced to death.
13 killed – April 3, 2009 – In Binghamton, New York, Jiverly Wong kills 13 people and injures four during a shooting at an immigrant community center. He then kills himself.
13 killed – April 20, 1999 – Columbine High School – Littleton, Colorado. 18-year-old Eric Harris and 17-year-old Dylan Klebold kill 12 fellow students and one teacher before committing suicide in the school library.
13 killed – February 18, 1983 – Three men enter the Wah Mee gambling and social club in Seattle, rob the 14 occupants and then shoot each in the head, killing 13. Two of the men, Kwan Fai Mak and Benjamin Ng, are convicted of murder in August 1983. Both are serving life in prison. The third, Wai-Chiu “Tony” Ng, after years on the run in Canada, is eventually convicted of first-degree robbery and second-degree assault. He is deported to Hong Kong in 2014.
13 killed – September 25, 1982 – In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 40-year-old George Banks, a prison guard, kills 13 people including five of his own children. In September 2011, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns his death sentence stating that Banks is mentally incompetent.
13 killed – September 5, 1949 – In Camden, New Jersey, 28-year-old Howard Unruh, a veteran of World War II, shoots and kills 13 people as he walks down Camden’s 32nd Street. His weapon of choice is a German-crafted Luger pistol. He is found insane and is committed to a state mental institution. He dies at the age of 88.
12 killed – September 16, 2013 – Shots are fired inside the Washington Navy Yard killing 12. The shooter, identified as Aaron Alexis, 34, is also killed.
12 killed – July 20, 2012 – Twelve people are killed and 58 are wounded in a shooting at an screening of the new Batman film. James E. Holmes, 24, is taken into custody outside of the movie theater. The gunman, dressed head-to-toe in protective tactical gear, set off two devices of some kind before spraying the theater with bullets from an AR-15 rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun and at least one of two .40-caliber handguns police recovered at the scene.
12 killed – July 29, 1999 – In Atlanta, 44-year-old Mark Barton kills his wife and two children at his home. He then opens fire in two different brokerage houses killing nine people and wounding 12. He later kills himself.
10 killed – March 10, 2009 – In Alabama, Michael McLendon of Kinston, kills 10 and himself. The dead include his mother, grandparents, aunt and uncle.
9 killed – October 1, 2015 – Gunman Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer shoots and kills nine people, injuring another nine, at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. The shooter dies after a gun battle with police at the college. Six weapons were recovered at the school; another seven were recovered at Harper-Mercer’s home.
9 killed – June 17, 2015 – Dylann Roof, 21, shoots and kills nine people inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, in Charleston, South Carolina. Eight die at the scene; a ninth dies at a hospital. Roof is arrested the following day; according to police, he confesses and tells investigators he wanted to start a race war.
9 killed – March 21, 2005 – Red Lake High School, Red Lake, Minnesota. 16-year-old Jeff Weise kills his grandfather and another adult, five students, a teacher and a security officer. He then kills himself.
9 killed – August 10, 1991 – Six monks, a nun, a monk in training and a temple worker are found shot to death at Wat Promkunaram, a Buddhist temple in Waddell, Arizona. Johnathan Doody, 17, and Alessandro Garcia, 16, are later convicted of the crime and receive multiple life sentences.
9 killed – June 18, 1990 – In Jacksonville, Florida, 42-year-old James Pough, angry about his car being repossessed, opens fire at a General Motors Acceptance Corp. office, killing nine people. Pough takes his own life.
8 killed – October 12, 2011 – Eight people are killed during a shooting at the Salon Meritage in Seal Beach, California. The suspect, Scott Evans Dekraai, 41, of Huntington Beach, is arrested without incident as he is trying to leave the scene. The eight dead include Dekraai’s ex-wife, Michelle Fournier, 48. He was armed with three guns — a 9 mm Springfield, a Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum, and a Heckler & Koch .45 — and was wearing body armor during the shooting rampage.
8 killed – August 3, 2010 – Manchester, Connecticut – Omar Thornton kills eight co-workers at Hartford Distributors before turning the gun on himself. Thornton had been asked to resign for stealing and selling alcoholic beverages.
8 killed – January 19, 2010 – Christopher Speight, 39, kills eight people at a house in Appomattox, Virginia. He surrenders to police at the scene the next morning. February 2013, he is sentenced to five life terms plus 18 years.
8 killed – March 29, 2009 – In Carthage, North Carolina, 45-year-old Robert Stewart kills a nurse and seven elderly patients at a nursing home. In May, the Moore County district attorney announces she will seek the death penalty. On September 3, 2011, a jury finds Stewart guilty of second-degree murder. Stewart is sentenced to 141 to 179 years in prison.
8 killed – December 5, 2007 – In Omaha, Nebraska, 19-year-old Robert Hawkins goes to an area mall and kills eight shoppers before killing himself.
8 killed – July 1, 1993 – In San Francisco, 55-year-old Gian Luigi Ferri kills eight people in a law office and then kills himself.
8 killed – September 14, 1989 – In Louisville, Kentucky, 47-year-old Joseph Wesbecker armed with a AK-47 semiautomatic assault rifle, two MAC-11 semiautomatic pistols, a .38 caliber handgun, a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and a bayonet kills eight co-workers at Standard Gravure Corporation and then kills himself. He had been placed on disability leave from his job due to mental problems.


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Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Leave a comment

George Washington quotation:  “If we are wise, let us prepare for the worst.”

This is just my WAG (Wild Ass Guess) for the future of the United States if the U.S. Government left-wing liberals and home-grown ISIS sympathizers continue their policy of political correctness and appeasements with the lack of full-force self defense or (defence as spelled in the U.S. Constitution) against the infiltration, invasion, westward movement of ISSI hell-bent on their global caliphate through genocide. If their genocidal madness reaches the United States will Congress continue with their delusional legislation against the Second Amendment?  Or, will We, The People repeat history once again with the right of armed self-defense with citizen militias as happened most recently in The Battle of Athens, Tennesse? I wonder.

Review my April 21, 2009 post: The Battle of Athens, Tenn. 1946 is the Origin of U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Report on Rightwing Extremist Slamming U.S. Veterans and Second Amendment Advocates!.

My belated thank you to Bob (March 20, 2013) for the link to the full movie, The Battle of Athens, Tennessee, 1946 (99 minutes). I have been involved in my own private hellish war with my 36-year-old daughter in the father-daughter relationship as she is still brainwashed by her long deceased mother’s Parental Alienation Syndrome. More on that later.

I encourage everyone to watch The Battle of Athens, Tennessee movie and keep in mind that this movie has applicable relevance to today’s political corruption in the U.S. Government and in many, if not all, State and county governments only because of the apathy in We, the People.

The fight for reunification of our nation begins with, in my opinion, the family as the fundamental fabric of our country. A good start to end this national family feud is legislative and judicial reform of Family Courts, and to criminalize Parental Alienation and Grandparent Alientation (PAGA?) as a hate crimes.

My alleged daughter, Danielle Lynn Hamrick (36 years old) (now Giovannetti) is the poster child for criminalizing Parental Alienation and Grandparent Alienation. She is married to an honorable man that I respect, (even though I have never met him), because he stood up against me for his family in defense of his wife, my daughter based on the lies his wife told him about me. You cannot blame a man for acting while not knowing the full truth. But when he is told the truth the burden is on him to do the right thing. That’s the moral code. There is always two sides to every story. But if he knew the truth about his wife as I know it about my daughter, he would, I believe, unless he is equally brainwashed with hatred,  jump at the opportunity to help me resolve the father-daughter relationship on my behalf because he is a member of the fatherhood clan. I am still waiting for him to realize what the right thing to do is in his situation. I have faith that he will eventually see the truth. Why? Because of her employment threatens everyone’s freedom in the State of New York. (That’s the political angle to her behavior. She could persuade her boss to prosecute an innocent father, a victim of parental alienation, just because that father made an extra effort, completely legal in every way, to be a father, notwithstanding any criminal acts the father actually committed.)

Because Danielle Lynn Giovannetti, my daughter, was and probably still is, a clerk for the New York State Attorney General’s Office (Eric T. Schneiderman, NY State Attorney General). Danielle grew up under her mother’s Parental Alienation Syndrome, learning to be rebellious, distrustful, and oppositionally defiant to the father-daughter relationship. Long story short, she eventually grew to hate me so much that she she filed for a restraining order because I was in Arkansas emailing her in my attempts to restore the father-daughter relationship. I would not have hitchhiked to the court in Watervliet NY fast enough for the hearing. I missed the hearing. The misdemeanor arrest warrant was issued. In my protest I became a misdemeanor fugitive in the State of New York.

So, Danielle Lynn Giovannetti is a prime example why the reunification of this nation under the United States Constitution must begin with the family. Because a member of anyone’s family can grow up to achieve a position in government, be it local, county, state, or federal government and impose tyranny on us all. Because it happened to me, it can happen to anyone. That’s the threat to our freedom. Imagine! I am a fugitive on a misdemeanor arrest warrant simply because I made an extra effort at my role as a father in the father-daughter relationship with a daughter who happens to be a clerk for the New York State Attorney, Eric T. Schneiderman. That’s my threat to the loss of my freedom. What’s yours!

More on my fight for justice in the State of New York later.

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I’m Still Here! Posting to Resume Soon

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Leave a comment

At age 60 with a new laptop and a new LG V10 Smartphone with video camera I will resume my blogging activities. I considering adding VideoPress feature to this blog. I will switch my blog photo to a current photo showing my age.

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Saturday, April 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Dr. John A. C. Cartner Responds!

Mr. John C. W. Bennet   Dr. John A. C. Cartner


Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 5:03 PM

FROM: DR. John A. C. Cartner

To: Don Hamrick; John C. W. Bennett – Maritime Protective Services, Inc.

Cc: Admiral Robert Papp – COMMANDANT – USCG; Rear-Admiral Paul Zukunft – USCG; CDR Davide Murk – USCG; Ryan Owens – NMSAC; “Capt. Jeff Monroe, NMSAC Chair; Kiefer, Kevin CAPT; CDR Carlos Torres – USCG; Noah Kroloff – DHS; Esther Olavarria – DHS; Rebecca Sharp – DHS; Alan Bersin – Asst Secretary Office of Intl Affairs – DHS; Charles Edwards – DHS; Richard Reback – DHS; Thomas Frost – DHS; Margo Schlanger – DHS; CRCL – DHS; Nelson Peacock – DHS; Eddie Gleason – DHS; Francine Kerner – DHS; OGC – DHS; Office of Intergovernmental Affairs – DHS;

SUBJ: RE: John C. W. Bennet of MPSINT.COM Calls Dr. John A. C. Cartner’s Lloyd’s List Op-Ed “Anti-TWIC Diatribe”

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Saturday, April 23, 2011 1 comment

Since When is Opposition to Wasteful & Fraudulent Government Programs


Fanning the Controversy!

Is the TWIC Program a Wasteful Fraud or Not?

Mr. John C. W. Bennet   Dr. John A. C. Cartner

In my previous article below, Pioneering Patriot-Seaman Opens the Door to Second Amendment Rights on the Maritime Front at DHS/USCG NMSAC Meeting April 12, 2011, I gave John C. W. Bennet of Maritime Protective Services, Inc. the courtesy and respect to recommend to my readers to link over to Bennet’s blog to read more about the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee public meeting. I provided the link to Bennet’s blog. And what is the thanks I get!

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