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FEBRUARY 14, 2010


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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"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life." ~ Winston Churchill

"The race advances only by the extra achievements of the individual. You are the individual." ~ Charles Towne

"The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual a crime." ~ Max Stirner

"Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him." ~ Booker T. Washington

"This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer." ~ Will Rogers

"Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it." ~ Cullen Hightower

"It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress." ~ Mark Twain



"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 - )

Our Founding Fathers were greatly influenced by a rather lengthly treatise on the subject of freedom, The Spirit of Laws, by Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu, published in 1748.  You can read it for yourself at: http://oll.libertyfund.org/index.php?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Ftitle=837&Itemid=27

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COMMENTARY
By G T Baker

THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT

There seems to be a movement in TEA Part circles to form a 3rd political party, or to associate the movement with a specific candidate or with the Republican Party. 

NO! NO! NO! NO! NO!

The TEA Party movement has been effective precisely because those are things they haven't done.  Their very independence is the reason for their effectiveness.  Their independence means they are free to criticize any and all political partys and proposals and that is the foundation of their growing support and for their attractiveness to independent voters, which is a growing segment of the populace.

The TEA Party movement works in favor of conservative Republican candidates but that could be destroyed if the movement should ally itself with specific candidates, for doing that would provide the opposition with a target with which to focus their propaganda.  The semi-nebulous nature of the TEA Party movement is what makes it difficult for the liberal progressives to mount a targeted and cogent opposition.  So far the TEA Party groups have been stating their opposition in terms of opposition to liberal-progressive actions, ideas, and proposals, and not in terms of being for or against specific candidates or for or against the Republican or Democrat partys.  As long as they continue to do that they will hold the support of the majority of independent voters, and that is vital if conservative candidates are to win in upcoming elections.

The TEA Party groups should not form a 3rd political party.  We saw what happened when Ross Perot ran for President.  A TEA Party candidate for President would do nothing more than guarantee the re-election of Barack Obama by siphoning voters away from the Republican Party.  Conservative efforts must remain united if they are to win in the future.

Now, I'm no fan of the Republican Party because for the last few decades they have been little more than a rubber stamp for the Democrats and have adopted a "me too" attitude to get along with the left wing liberal progressives.  To change that it will be necessary to not only run genuinely conservative candidates it will also be necessary to totally replace all of the people at the top of the RNC.  If the Republican Party is to return to conservatism then those who allowed and directed its descent into liberalism must be replacedTHEY MUST GO!

It is quite possible, even likely, that the Democrats will try to get people into the TEA Party movement who will work to have a third-pary established, and then have that party run a candidate for President.  The TEA Party groups should remain alert for such proposals.  Because the TEA Partys have been so effective the Democrats will certainly do whatever they can to derail the movement; even send people to work from inside the movement.  Count on it!

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LINKS:

What the TEA Part movement is all about:  http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/02/populist_constitutionalism_and.html

A TEA Party caucus?:  http://biggovernment.com/bhennessy/2010/02/12/ensuring-liberty-pac-creating-a-tea-party-caucus/

Some musings from a Conservative:  http://cfif.org/v/index.php/commentary/54-state-of-affairs/507-diary-of-a-conservative

What a White House insider has to say about health care reform:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT7Y0TOBuG4

A retired doctor speaks out:  http://mdredux.blogspot.com/2009/07/complete-lives-system-why-so-little.html

Muslim CAIR group accuses Christian minister of hate crime:  http://dailypaul.com/node/125233

Fighter pilots are a competative bunch, and that extends to their support crews.  They are all very proud of the particular model of plane with which they are associated.  Tyndall AFB, FL,  is an F-15 Strike Eagle base.  Here is what the pilot of an F-16 Falcon found on his plane the next morning after he landed at Tyndall and stayed overnight:  http://www.flyingsquadron.com/forums/index.php?/topic/16698-what-happens-when-you-leave-your-f-16-at-tyndall/

An Alaskan fisherman's views on Sarah Palin:  http://www.libertynewsonline.com/article_301_28561.php

More proof that liberals almost always blame someone else for their own failures:  http://cfif.org/v/index.php/commentary/43-taxes-and-economy/501-obama-blames-his-record-deficits-on-bush-hes-not-being-honest

Nancy Pelosi was very generous about spending our money on her family, friends, and political allies:   http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=A6_xgKWzhRw

See the actual receipts for Pelosi's booze bills here:  http://www.resistnet.com/forum/topics/pelosis-booze

There's only one thing wrong with the Obama Administration's JOBS program.  The government CAN NOT create jobs.... at least not long term meaningful jobs.  Here's why:
>>> http://www.thefreemanonline.org/columns/why-government-cant-create-jobs/
>>> http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=5654
>>> http://breakoutperformance.blogspot.com/2010/01/government-cant-create-jobs.html
>>> http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/the-fallacy-that-government-creates-jobs/
>>> http://whiskeyandgunpowder.com/government-cannot-create-real-jobs/
>>> http://worldwideliberty.blogspot.com/2008/11/rothbard-had-it-right-government-cant.html

When you try to create something from nothing:  http://mjperry.blogspot.com/2008/12/govt-cant-create-jobswealth-it-merely.html

Fire Them In 2010 - a new web site:  http://firethemin20-10.com/Home_Page.php

Verified!:  http://z3.invisionfree.com/Freedom_Of_The_Road/index.php?showtopic=1414

No comment needed:  http://c2.api.ning.com/files/pbMYAKjUW0RFtlX5q1RWsmcMEzjF-fXVPhg1-W*1*N0up3WSCuvIcdnK1C71bnRZTwQ0D2*wdTzZIl5Tic6-ZaWtwOnJ*Dxj/milkratscongress.JPG

Post turtle:  http://forums.precentral.net/off-topic/228928-post-turtle.html

Dems plan to ignore the Supreme Court ruling and the The Constitution:  http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/80745-dems-look-to-crack-down-on-corporate-political-spending-ahead-of-midterms

Typical liberal tactic of claiming credit for other people's success!  Biden claims progress in Iraq is an Obama Administration achievement:  http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/80745-dems-look-to-crack-down-on-corporate-political-spending-ahead-of-midterms

Republicans should avoid Obama's planned "summit."  They have absolutely nothing to gain by participating...... but Obama does:  http://article.nationalreview.com/424803/planned-summit-is-just-an-infomercial-in-disguise/jonah-goldberg

Church wins Texas zoning case:  http://www.aclj.org/TrialNotebook/Read.aspx?ID=914

Scientist admits there has been no global warming since 1995:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1250872/Climategate-U-turn-Astonishment-scientist-centre-global-warming-email-row-admits-data-organised.html?ITO=1490

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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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