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DECEMBER 21, 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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....men whose sole qualification to rule me was their capacity to spout the fraudulent generalities that got them elected to the privilege of enforcing their wishes at the point of a gun.  ~ Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

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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.

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COMMENTARY:

THE REAL ISSUE IS FREEDOM

by G T Baker

The liberal progressive Democrat politicians keep telling us that health care is a "right." IT ISN'T!  Our Founding Fathers went to great lengths to tell us what "rights" are (and obversely, what they are not).  That's why they wrote so much on the subject of "natural rights."  Natural rights are those rights are those which we have as a consequence of being a natural born, or naturalized, citizen of this nation.

Anything you have to pay for out of your financial resources is merchandise.... a commodity, and NOT a "right."  The possession or exercise of your rights makes no demands on your financial resources.  That's the key in determining which are commodities and which are rights.

Health care is therefore a commodity.  Plain and simple it is merchandise.

Further, exercising your rights places absolutely no demands on the resources of other citizens, nor does it effect in any way the rights of others.

If the idea that health care is a "right" becomes accepted does that not then become a legal precedent?  If it does then what is to prevent the government from telling us what make, model, and color of automobile we MUST purchase, or what house we MUST purchase, or what brand of laundry detergent we MUST purchase?

Now do you get it?  What is really going on with the health care issure is an attack on our freedoms, AND, a total disregard and abuse of our Constitution.

If the Consitution becomes meaningless then the very idea of "rights" becomes an exercise in futility because it is the Constitution that guarantees our freedoms. 

We MUST send Congress a message they cannot possibly fail to understand.  It is time to throw out all politicians currently in Congress, even those we like, and urge people we know to believe in and support the Constitution as it was written to run for office.  Our very freedoms are at stake.

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LINKS:

Senator Nelson of Nebraska sells his vote to shift the costs of health care to citizens of other states:
>>> http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2513863/ben_nelson_faces_outrage_in_nebraska.html
>>> http://biggovernment.com/2009/12/19/sen-nelsons-bribe/

Other Senators also sold their votes:
>>> http://michellemalkin.com/2009/12/21/cash-for-cloture-demcare-bribe-list-pt-ii/
>>> http://patriotroom.com/article/specific-provisions-that-bought-dem-votes-just-disgusting
>>> http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/12/21/price-right-payoffs-senators-typical-health-care/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+foxnews%252Fpolitics+%2528FOXNews.com+-+Politics%2529

Unemployment hits 26 year high, but grows hugely in government sector:  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/unemployment-rate-hits-102-in-october-2009-11-06-83100

Pledge allegiance to the earth???????:  http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/2009/09/moonbat_answer.html

Is it time for a real revolution?  Some think so.  Here's what some are saying:  http://unitedcivilrights.org/time4revolution.html

Some of the current health care proposals are identical to those in Nazi Germany's T4 program:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3sSPle3iuU

Last Sunday the Congress put us all on the hook for another trillion dollars:  http://logisticsmonster.com/2009/12/13/senate-sunday-session-spend-1-1-trillion-more/

Dems moving to curb opposition from citizens posted on the internet:  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/Democrats-trying-to-criminalize-citizen-journalism-78461812.html

Fort Hood massacre never happened???:  http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34594

The results of adopting a soft line with Iran:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704541004574600274098469020.html?mod=djemEditorialPage

List of tax hikes in the Reid/Obama health care bill:  http://www.atr.org/userfiles/Reid%20Managers.pdf

Senator Dodd gets $100 million bribe for Connecticut in health care bill:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/20/AR2009122002956.html

How to solve the problem of bringing terrorists into the U.S. to stand trial: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20091220/pl_nm/us_guantanamo_transfers_3

Any way you cut it this is supporting terrorism:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/01/AR2009070103477.html

Fight CO2 with (gasp) natural gas:  http://s64476.gridserver.com/2009/12/gas-could-be-the-calvary-in-global-warming-fight/

UK priest tells congregation to steal:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1237470/Priest-advises-congregation-shoplift.html

Medicare denies about twice the percentage of medical claims as those claims submitted to private insurance companies:  http://www.independent.org/blog/?p=4459

Stossel, Mackey and Mokhiber:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brad-wilmouth/2009/12/20/stossel-mackey-blame-govt-high-health-care-prices-people-die-waiting-

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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?



Are you unhappy with the way many things are going in the USA?  If you are then let your elected representatives hear from you.  Our nation is a "representative republic."  In other words a nation where our legislators are supposed to represent your wishes, but, if you don't let them hear from you how are they supposed to know what things concern you?  Generally liberals are more group oriented than are conservatives, and tend to be more activist in nature. That's why things in our country have been becoming more and more liberal in nature, even though conservatives outnumber the liberals.  Remember, our nation only works as our founders designed it to work if the citizens participate in its operation.

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