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MARCH 24, 2010


PURPOSE:
To upset you!  To anger you!
To show you enough of the evils and abuses of liberalism and progressivism 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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We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. ~
Abraham Lincoln

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth. ~ George Washington

The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon. ~ George Washington

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. ~ John Adams

Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators. ~ Will Rogers

The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. ~ Billy Graham

Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government. ~ James Madison

The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. ~ James Madison

I will always vote what I have promised, and always vote the Constitution, as well as I will not vote for one single penny that isn't paid for, because debt is the monster, debt is what's going to eat us up and that is why our economy is on the brink. ~ Ron Paul

There is nothing wrong with describing Conservatism as protecting the Constitution, protecting all things that limit government. Government is the enemy of liberty. Government should be very restrained. ~ Ron Paul

Progressivism is the cancer in America and it is eating our Constitution, and it was designed to eat the Constitution, to progress past the Constitution. ~ Glenn Beck

If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a 'new' Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless. ~ Antonin Scalia


"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
(www.linksandtoons.com)

GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE AND OTHER THOUGHTS

 I am still having a hard time digesting the fact that Congress, even a very liberal progressive Congress, would pass any legislation that is so clearly unconstitutional.  If this legislation is allowed to stand then it can be used as a precedent to justify future laws requiring us to purchase specific items and products.  Let us hope that the US Supreme Court will declare it unconstitutional and unenforcable.

The passing of this legislation makes me wonder if there might be some way to bring up any Congressman who voted for it on charges of dereliction of duty for abandoning that portion of their oath of office that requires them to support and defend the Constitution.  That, after all, is exactly what they did.  Perhaps it is time to do some research on what is required to recall a Congressman from office, and to initiate such action when its requirements are determined.

Do you know anyone of high moral character and integrity who also has a true conservative political philosophy?  Have you urged them to run for Congress.  You should.  Part of our problems have arisen because we have not done that very thing in the past.  We must get conservatives of good character and integrity, who will not compromise their beliefs, back in control of government at all levels.  That includes replacing everyone currently in Congress and also everyone at the head of the RNC.  What?  Replace all our experienced people?  Yes, absolutely.  Just ask yourself this question. "could an all new Congress do any worse?"  Sadly, the answer to that question is unequivocally, "no."

There is one more thing that Conservatives must do.  They must urge all the TEA Party organizations and activists to NOT ally themselves with any poltical party, or candidate.  Their effectiveness has derived from their very independence and THAT places pressure on all political parties and candidates to listen to their concerns.  Allying themselves with any party or candidate will only dilute their independence and therefore their effectiveness.

Finally, Conservatives MUST quit saying that that a large part of our populace does not pay taxes.  That's true, BUT ONLY IN THE SENSE OF WHAT IS OWED TO THE IRS ON IRS FORM 1040-A.  It is decidedly NOT true when the effect of government deficit spending (inflation) is considered.  Inflation hits the lower income people harder that it does upper income people because the resultant increase in retail prices is a larger percentage of the disposable income of lower income brackets that it is for upper income brackets.  We must start convincing lower income people that government spending hits them hardest of all and that the only real way to help them is to curb out of control government spending.


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LINKS

Tax provisions of the health care bill: http://www.taxfoundation.org/news/show/26037.html

What would take to close the deficit?:   http://www.taxfoundation.org/publications/show/25984

Liberal belief's exposed:  http://www.suntimes.com/news/mitchell/2117338,CST-NWS-mitch23.article

There are already rumblings that this "incident" was a setup.   It is, after all. the kind of thing that liberals do:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/20/AR2010032002556.html

Using a middle school field trip for political indoctrination:  http://ksax.com/article/stories/S1481320.shtml?cat=10230

They exempted themselves from what they forced on you and me:  http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/03/23/opinion/main6324480.shtml

The health care bill will make :Americans a lot more wealthy" - Joe Biden:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20100323/ts_ynews/ynews_ts1304

Only Toyatas????:  http://www.freep.com/article/20100316/BUSINESS0104/3160361/1318/Are-cosmic-rays-really-causing-Toyotas-woes

Sorry, but ACORN not going away.... only changing their name:  http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article.aspx?id=528199

Over 1/4 of state Attorneys General sue federal government over health care:  http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9EKIRU82&show_article=1

".... it takes a long time to do the necessary administrative steps that have to be taken to put the legislation together to control the people:" - John Dingell, D-MI, most Sr. Democrat in the House of Representativeshttp://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2010/03/rep_dingell_its_taken_a_long_t.html

Constitutional awakening:  http://www.creators.com/conservative/walter-williams/constitutional-awakening.html

West Texas Republican Rep. Randy Neugebauer tells it like it is:  http://townhall.com/columnists/JillianBandes/2010/03/24/west_texas_clashes_with_washington_decorum

Abortion approved in health care bill:  http://www.aclj.org/TrialNotebook/Read.aspx?ID=931

Court upholds Pledge and Motto:  http://eon.businesswire.com/portal/site/eon/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100311006970&newsLang=en

Taxes, Fines, Taxes, Penalties, Taxes, Jail, Taxes, Skyrocketing Prices, and.... Taxes:  http://vocalminority.typepad.com/blog/2010/03/heres-your-change-taxes-fines-taxes-penalties-taxes-jail-taxes-skyrocketing-prices-and-taxes.html

Promised coverage not there:  http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jYnajhWrPEXihcCrpRNfUKN7rN-AD9EKTKIG0

Amnesty for illegal aliens is next.  Look very closely at the photo.  There is only one "homemade" sign there.  That means the protest rally didn't just happened.  It was an event organized by liberals and progressives in order to garner support for legalizing illegals and therefore obtaining more good little Democrat voters:  http://latindispatch.com/2010/03/23/rally-for-immigration-reform-draws-tens-of-thousands-to-washington-protesters-call-for-comprehensive-law-in-2010/

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How much do you and every member of your family owe on the national debt?

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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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