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NOVEMBER 3, 2009


PURPOSE:
To upset you!  To anger you!
To show you enough of the abuses of liberalism that you will get involved.
To encourage you to contact your elected representatives and object.
NOTHING WILL CHANGE UNTIL YOU DO!!!
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"By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation."  - Edmond Burke

"The free man will ask neither what his country can do for him nor what he can do for his country." – Milton Friedman

The people must also be self-assertive. They must have the spirit of the old Revolutionary War flag: "Don't tread on me!" They must be vigilant against those, at home or abroad, in or out of government, who might wish to trample on their rights. They must be courageous and manly, with a sense of honor, so that in hard times they will stand up and fight, and not slink away slavishly so as to avoid trouble and danger.

Thomas G. West and Douglas A. Jeffrey, The Rise & Decline of Constitutional Government in America

The most important moral of all is that excellence is where you find it. I would extend this generalization to cover not just higher education but all education from vocational high school to graduate school. We must learn to honor excellence, indeed to demand it in every socially accepted human activity, however humble that activity, and to scorn shoddiness, however exalted the activity. An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher. The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because philosophy is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. --- John William Gardner (1912 - )

COMMENTARY

Where is all the historical liberal hollaring about "free choice" when it comes to health care?  Remember Hillary care?  It contained a provision that could send both you and your doctor to jail if you went outside the proposed government system.  Now all the current Democrat proposals contain stiff fines for you and for employers if you don't do as you're told.  Rather two-faced don't you think?

Meaningless propaganda!  Nancy Pelosi is trumpeting the fact that some health insurance companies have made the highest profits in the history of the world.  There is only one thng wrong with that statement.  If the company's profit last year had been the highest in history and this year was only one penny higher then the statement would be true, even if they had lost money due to increased operating costs caused by inflation.

When it comes to ROI (Return On Investment) health insurance companies are NOT the most profitable businesses in the county.  In fact they are rather mediocre.

Denial of coverage?  Government vs private.  Keep this in mind.  On a percentage basis Medicare denies about 3 times as many insurance claims as does the average private health insurance company.

G T Baker

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LINKS

Telling it like it is:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6d7amETRbdE

Taxes matter.  Telling it like it is.  California vs Texas:  http://www.city-journal.org/2009/19_4_california.html

And as if everything else were not enough, it is probably unconstitutional: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/56447

The government now controls General Motora and Chrysler, but not Ford.  Ford made a good profit last year.  GM and Chrysler did not:  http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BNMO703&show_article=1

For the second time White House spokesmen dismiss concerns about Constitutionality of mandated government healthcare:   http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/56491

Because the Democrats are losing the health care issue Harry Reid has said the Republicans have not offered any healthcare alternatives. Liar!  The bill the Dems have offered in the House contains 1990 pages and is loaded with pork and perks for their political allies.  The Republicans have offered the Patients Choice Act of 2009, 130 pages, .... and.... the Health Care Fredom Plan, 41 pages, .... and.... Empowering Patients First, 130 pages,
>>> http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/C?c111:./temp/%7Ec111tPT6NA
>>> http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:s1324is.txt.pdf
>>> http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/C?c111:./temp/%7Ec111OVIW6d

The House Health Care bill will cost every American man, woman, child and infant $4800.  For a family of four that's $19,200:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091102/ap_on_bi_ge/us_health_care_overhaul

The government health care "public option".... isn't:  http://bridgetdgms.wordpress.com/

In the health care debate, Democrats and their allies have gone after insurance companies as rapacious profiteers making "immoral" and "obscene" returns while "the bodies pile up."  BUT, bookkeeping ledgers tell a different reality.  Health insurance profit margins typically run about 6 percent, give or take a point or two.  That's anemic compared with other forms of insurance and a broad array of industries, even some beleaguered ones.  Profits barely exceeded 2 percent of revenues in the latest annual measure:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2009/10/26/aps-woodward-fact-checks-health-insurance-company-profits-finds-them-ane

National Education Association web site recommends Marxist reading materials:  http://www.nea.org/tools/17231.htm

3 million registered voters are dead, 12 million more are inelligible, and ACORN registers still more fraudulently:  http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/56423

In New Jersey the Democrats are using gangbangers for campaigning:  http://www.electionjournal.org/2009/11/03/video-terrified-voter-says-nj-dems-using-gangbangers-for-gotv/

Democrats kill still more military upgrade programs (4th paragraph):  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125712507804421903.html

Why does Al Gore continue to promote global warming?:  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/business/energy-environment/03gore.html?_r=1

The promise vs the results.  Obama support crashing:  http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/us/politics/03year.html

Reality sets in.  The Obama Administration is all about the money:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703932904574511552690548672.html

Adoption of the Copenhagen Agreement would be unconstitutional:
>>> About the agreement:  http://www.jpands.org/hacienda/article4.html
>>> What the Constitution says:  http://www.jpands.org/hacienda/article4.html

The House Democrat's health care bill creates 111 new government agencies:  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/11/02/house-republicans-new-bureaucracies-health-care/

Just remember that the government cannot create jobs, or anything else, because the government has no resources of its own:  http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a6j5YgSmlmgc

And the liberal Democrats are blocking development of our own resources:  http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34233

The connection between immigration laws and national security:  http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/article.aspx?RsrcID=56352

Venezuela is having to ration drinking wather and the socialists are blaming.... capitalism:  http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.ad409ca172435301fb479b62661e070f.361&show_article=1

"Dumbing down" job qualifications:  http://www.fox4kc.com/news/wdaf-story-dumb-resumes-103109,0,471360.story

Dems still oppose voter ID requirements:  http://www.opinionjournal.com/diary/?id=110011102

Democrat pork:  http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=277278

Cost of having the White House create or save one job?  $160,000:  http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/2009/11/obama_hates_it.html

When the socialist progressives are in control:  http://www.weaselzippers.net/blog/2009/11/nh-high-school-bans-yearbook-photo-of-american-flag-combat-hat-allows-hijab.html

There is a lot being said about not re-electing anyone:  http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=throw+them+all+out&aq=f&oq=



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Seems like the Obama Administration doesn't agree with Lincoln.
Rather, they seem to have adopted the philosophy of:

OF THE GOVERNMENT
BY THE GOVERNMENT
FOR THE GOVERNMENT

RIGHT?



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