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APRIL 18, 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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Obama's health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesn't understand it. It'll be passed by Congress that has not read it, signed by a president who smokes, funded by a Treasury chief who didn't pay his taxes, overseen by a Surgeon General who is obese, and financed by a country that's nearly broke. What could possibly go wrong? ~ Rush Limbaugh

Ignoring the Constitution is a precedent fraught with danger for the country, for when Congress once begins to stretch its power beyond the limits of the Constitution, there is no limit to it, and no security for the people. ~ Col David Crockett (U.S. Congress 1827-31 & 1832-35)

(understanding Congress) Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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

I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress. ~ Ronald Reagan

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself ~ Mark Twain.

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money. ~ Alexis de Tocqueville

Congress: Bingo with billions. ~ Red Skelton

You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think. ~ Milton Berle

I wouldn't approach the issue of judging in the way the president does. Judges can't rely on what's in their heart. They don't determine the law. Congress makes the law. The job of a judge is to apply the law. ~ Sonia Sotomayor (NO IT IS NOT!  It is to interpret the law and rule upon its Constitutionality - Ed)

Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent on a looting raid for one's friends. ~ George Will

There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the U.S. ~ James K. Polk



"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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39 different charts on the federal budget (scary):  http://www.heritage.org/BudgetChartBook/

"Peaceful" Liberal Progressive Democrat activists attack and injure Gov. Jindal (R-La) fund raiser and her boy friend.  She gets broken leg and boy friend gets concussion and broken nose:  http://newmediajournal.us/american_fifth_column/0414.htm

Obama's foreign policy failures are already producing results:  http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.5977/pub_detail.asp

Obama has made America's nuclear weapons capability less credible.  That's scary!  Have a look at this Russian web site:  http://concern-agat.ru/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=189:-lclub-kr&catid=81:-l-l-r&Itemid=55&lang=en

New jobless claims still going up, not down:  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/04/15/jobless-claims-rise-time-claims/

Argentina seizes pension funds.  Can't happen here?  Oh really?  Read on: http://frontpage.americandaughter.com/?p=3022

Making it worse, not better:  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/apr/14/the-rise-of-the-job-and-savings-killers/

GAO says U.S. Post Office business model not sustainable.  Here's why:  http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/64139

Bribing unions for their votes:   http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/04/14/construction-groups-decry-obamas-new-union-friendly-policy-federal-projects/

Obama Administration continues to bad-mouth America:  http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article.aspx?id=530172

39 different charts on the federal budget (scary):  http://www.heritage.org/BudgetChartBook/

Less taxes?  Nope!  More taxes? Yep, lots more:  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columns/OpEd-Contributor/Grace-Marie-Turner-Obamacare-will-make-every-day-feel-like-April-15th-90773369.html

Dems claim they have cut taxes more than any other Congress in history.  Lies?  Falsehoods?  Incompetence?:  http://www.breitbart.tv/pence-breaks-into-laughter-on-house-floor-over-dems-claims-they-have-cut-taxes/

TEA Party supporters more intelligent, better educated, wealthier, and are just as likely to be Democrats:  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/us/politics/15poll.html?hp

How much would your taxes have to go up for the government to balance its budget?  Hang on to your chair: http://www.taxfoundation.org/news/show/25985.html

 When you stand up and take a stand:  http://patriotpost.us/opinion/rebecca-hagelin/2010/04/13/tea-party-maligned/

The cost of government jobs:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LWNTUK8KtA&feature=player_embedded#!

For decades the Liberals have been influential in Texas.  Now, the "shoe is on the other foot" and they are squealing like stuck pigs:  http://www.newsweek.com/id/236585

What do Liberals and Progressives do when they don't like what a Conservative is saying?  They attack, as is being done in this Huffington Post article about Glenn Beck, BUT, the name of the game in TV is ratings, and in some fashion or other that means all TV personalities must be performers, which HuffPo thinks is enough to discredit anything a Conservative TV personality has to say.  Result?  Nothing more than one more example of Liberals wasting time and space:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/exposing-glenn-beck-as-a_b_537491.html

Government's 100% takeover of the student loan industry is playing right into the hands of Obama's SEIU supporters:  http://biggovernment.com/libertychick/2010/04/18/indoctrination-on-campus-seiu-arrests-give-new-meaning-to-cutting-class/#more-107198

Mike Adams talks about "hate" on university campuses:  http://townhall.com/columnists/MikeAdams/2010/04/05/the_wall_of_hate?page=full

The TEA Part Obama missed:  http://www.speroforum.com/a/31047/The-Tea-Party-That-Obama-Missed

A 15-year old girls "gets it"...... do you?:  http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2495436/posts

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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?



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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