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Everyone is in agreement we have to make cuts in order to balance the budget but, for the GOP to gut only social programs, environmental protections, education, sciences, the arts, and not first

 

END NOW ALL CORPORATE WELFARE AND TAX BREAKS TO THE RICH THAT DO NOT CREATE JOBS JUST DEFICITS AND MORE POVERTY!

 

The cake is spoiled and THE PEOPLE are starving...

 

The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

 

http://detnews.com/article/20110222/METRO/102220327/1409/rss36

 

Lansing — Hundreds of union members, tea party supporters and citizens are expected to converge on the Capitol today to lobby the Legislature and show their feelings for Gov. Rick Snyder's budget plan.

 

Labor leaders say the Republican-controlled Legislature is pushing "Wisconsin-style assaults" on unions through a series of bills, including one to repeal Michigan's prevailing wage law and another to end binding arbitration for police and firefighters.

 

Wisconsin has been rocked by a week of protests and a legislative impasse over Republican Gov. Scott Walker's plans to curtail state employee bargaining rights. Walker is seeking concessions on benefits such as health insurance similar to those Snyder has called for, but Walker also wants to end the right of public unions to negotiate such issues.

 

Billed as a "lobbying day" organized by the Michigan AFL-CIO, the union action is to feature a mid-morning march on the Capitol from a nearby church by about 200 union members.

 

"Our problem may not be with Gov. Snyder as much as it is with Republicans in the Legislature," Michigan AFL-CIO president Mark Gaffney said Monday.

 

"Where we draw the line is the same place they draw the line in Wisconsin. It's the assault on collective bargaining rights — this is a matter of principle for us."

 

Also today, two groups claiming to represent "grassroots" Michigan voters are planning 9 a.m. rallies at the Capitol — one protesting Snyder's budget, the other applauding it.

 

And Wednesday, organizers hope to draw more than 1,000 people to yet another rally, this one in opposition to a new emergency financial manager law that is part of Snyder's budget plan.

 

Detroit-area political consultant Eric Foster said: "For the next three to five months, there will be continuous protests against Snyder's budget proposals."

 

However, "I don't think he will be rattled," Foster, president of Foster McCollum White & Associates, added.

 

Snyder spokeswoman Sara Wurfel said the governor expected plenty of concerns in response to "something that's fundamentally different to fix the system," and is "looking forward to the dialogue."

 

Lance Enderle, a Lansing-area educator and former write-in Democratic candidate for Congress, is among the organizers of today's anti-budget demonstration. He said he hopes to draw hundreds of protesters to fight Snyder's plans to tax pensions and eliminate the Earned Income Tax Credit for the working poor, among other changes.

Organizer invites protesters

 

"Everybody is affected by that budget," said Enderle, who has helped distribute more than 5,000 invitations on Facebook.

 

Although he ran as a Democrat, Enderle described his protest as nonpartisan and grassroots.

 

Along with the brickbats, Snyder can expect some laurels today.

 

Gene Clem, a spokesman for the Southwest Michigan Patriots, said tea party supporters will demonstrate in favor of spending cuts in the budget, including Snyder's efforts to cut $180 million in benefits costs through concessions from public sector unions.

 

"The main reason for this is just to let them know that we're behind them as long as they're talking cuts," Clem said.

 

Opinions are split in the loosely aligned tea party movement on taxing pensions, Clem said. Most tea party supporters probably oppose the idea, said Clem, adding that he is undecided.

 

Enderle said the anti-budget demonstration to be held outdoors also will support the lobbying public unions are conducting with lawmakers to argue against bills they see as anti-labor.

 

Speakers over the lunch hour are to include James P. Hoffa, Teamsters International president.

Unions prepared to rally

 

Ari Adler, a spokesman for House Speaker Jase Bolger, R-Marshall, said the intent of many of the proposed bills is to help local governments cut costs.

 

"We're not out to stop collective bargaining, but what we are trying to do is to try to put everyone on the same page and understand we have to all share in the sacrifice" for Michigan to prosper, he said.

 

Among the bills the unions oppose is a new emergency financial manager bill affecting cities and school districts. Unlike some of the bills that have angered unions, the emergency financial manager bill is backed by Snyder.

 

The bill is in part designed to set up early warning systems to prevent cities and school districts from getting to the point where they need emergency financial managers. But it includes the power to scrap collective bargaining agreements in the emergency financial manager's strengthened powers.

 

Workers in Detroit were the first to organize the protest. They were soon joined by teachers and school supporters in Detroit, where Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb is locked in a battle with the Board of Education for academic control of Detroit Public Schools.

 

Mike Mulholland, a senior sewage plant operator with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and a member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 207, said he expects 500 to 1,000 demonstrators will arrive on "dozens of buses" and in caravans of cars.

 

They could be joined by hundreds of teachers and school supporters organized by Cass Technical High School teacher Steve Conn, a former candidate for president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers.

 

From The Detroit News: http://detnews.com/article/20110222/METRO/102220327/Lansing-braces-for-protests#ixzz1EmSgeU6S

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After reading a bit more about the anti-Union-Busting movement I think it best to not get caught up with front page battle cries and keep an eye on who's generating the news.

 

Wisconsin Union-Busting Concealing a Koch Brothers Power Grab?

 

The new Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was just one of many Tea Party/GOP candidates inserted into office by the Koch Brothers, under our new Supreme Court ruling allowing corporate bribery. Now their puppet Governor is trying to bust the remnants of unions in this country.

 

But the Koch brothers are in the fossil energy business. The fossil energy industry hardly has to bother about such impediments. Why would they care about unions? It turns out, there’s more!

 

Thomas Content at The Wisconsin Sentinel is reporting that a little-noticed section in the rest of the bill (the part that will get passed once one side or the other relents on the union issue) allows Walker to sell state owned power plants at pennies on the dollar.

 

It bypasses the public utility commission oversight, specifying “no approval or certification of the public service commission is necessary”

 

SENATE BILL 11

AN ACT relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation

 

SECTION 44. 16.896 of the statutes is created to read: 16.896

Sale or contractual operation of state-owned heating, cooling, and power plants.

 

(1) Notwithstanding ss. 13.48 (14) (am) and 16.705 (1), the department may sell any state-owned heating, cooling, and power plant or may contract with a private entity for the operation of any such plant, with or without solicitation of bids, for any amount that the department determines to be in the best interest of the state.

 

Notwithstanding ss. 196.49 and 196.80, no approval or certification of the public service commission is necessary for a public utility to purchase, or contract for the operation of, such a plant, and any such purchase is considered to be in the public interest and to comply with the criteria for certification of a project under s. 196.49 (3) (b).

 

http://cleantechnica.com/2011/02/21/wisconsin-union-busting-concealing-a-koch-brothers-power-grab/

 

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I am not a fan of some of the new taxes he wants to impose. Taxing even your 401 contributions then taxing them again when you start collecting sounds more like a lib idea. Anyway I do feel he needs to do an across the board cut. As far as social programs go tax breaks for the needy are what is needed, but the outright entitlements have got to go the government needs to get out of the stealing from the middle class to give to the poor business. Far to long my taxes have ended up being given away to people that become baby factories for extra welfare. When I lost my job 9 years ago I needed unemployment something I pay into with my taxes. I was denied numerous times then told if unwanted the money get a lawyer. I call BS they know you can't afford a lawyer so I just did what I do when I am not working. I busted out my welder and built stuff for people for cash. We have become a victim society and to many people have become lazy and apathetic. This country was founded on hard work we have become anconaumer nation and it is destroying us from within. I am sorry but unions have to many protections that allow them to hold companies hostage. I remember during the boom of the 80's and 90's hearing the uaw picking who they would strike against even before they entered into negotiations. With no ability to fire anyone union without the unions permission they had to give them whatever they wanted. Now many union employees are feeling what the vast majority if us have been feeling for years. Now with that being said companies should negotiate with unions but should also be allowed to fire employees just like the rest of us can lose our jobs. Union officials have lined their pockets far to long and done it with little to no knowledge of the rank and file workers. But the union leaders put the workers on the front lines and make them march in the cold. Now the leaders are realizing the well is about to go dry so it is panic time. The workers need a voice however politicians have highjacked the unions it is time for a worker revolt from the government and the unions both.

 

Someone asked me why someone would spend millions of dollars to get a hundred to two hundred thousand dollar a year job. Easy once you are an elected official you get that pay check and the benifits forever! The republican and democrats need a reality check we can not be a democracy with socialist tendencies socialism does not work because it relies on a false idea that man is inherently good. We are not man is inherently evil it is sad but mostly true. Politicians get power. Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

 

The country needs to end the war of the rich versus the poor that it has played for years we need to realize when a politician says we need to go after the rich it us simply a diversion to keep you from noticing they themselves are rich and getting richer selling your rights to the highest bidder. If we would put them in their place put in a flat tax with no loopholes for the giant corporate owners to hide their money through and get back to our hard work and manufacturing we can save this country!

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I hope I can still see a dentist, haven't seen one in awhile, doing my best, glad no emergency comes up, BASIC HUMAN SERVICES THAT WOULD PREVENT A SMALL PROBLEM FROM COSTING THOUSANDS, but they don't see that. Regular maintenance keeps costs down, just like anything else. For those who own cars, you change your oil every few months, to keep the engine running smoothly, just like people need to get their teeth cleaned every 6 months, they also get checked for potential problems before they get worse. The rich get away with everything, we get taken for everything. They can only squeeze us so much, we don't have much left. We still have our Pride, Dignity, and Self Worth. Don't EVER let ANYONE take that away!

 

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"If we would put them in their place put in a flat tax with no loopholes for the giant corporate owners to hide their money through and get back to our hard work and manufacturing we can save this country!"

 

Big J, But the politicians won't come up with the changes you suggest, because 'big money' controls what is done in Washington AND in Lansing and 'nothing' is going to get passed into 'legislation' that the 'big money' does not 'want' to be passed.

 

I whoelhearted agree with most of your points.

 

But the ability of the average voter to have any effect upon the government that 'tells' them what they 'will' do and 'how' they will live has been lost.

 

I believe many average people, no matter 'what' their political views might be, are becoming aware of this VERY real 'fact'.

 

A person only has to look at the way the pols in Lansing are about to change the MMM Act to see the proof of our loss of our government.

 

While we bicker and try to defend our own individual pet peeves, we are losing even more of our rights and previleges.

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A conservative point of view....

 

Indiana Official: "Use Live Ammunition" Against Wisconsin Protesters

 

A conservative deputy AG let his emotions get out of hand. It wasn't the first time.

 

— By Adam Weinstein

 

On Saturday night, when Mother Jones staffers tweeted a report that riot police might soon sweep demonstrators out of the Wisconsin capitol building—something that didn't end up happening—one Twitter user sent out a chilling public response: "Use live ammunition."

 

From my own Twitter account, I confronted the user, JCCentCom. He tweeted back that the demonstrators were "political enemies" and "thugs" who were "physically threatening legally elected officials." In response to such behavior, he said, "You're damned right I advocate deadly force." He later called me a "typical leftist," adding, "liberals hate police."

 

Only later did we realize that JCCentCom was a deputy attorney general for the state of Indiana.

 

As one of 144 attorneys in that office, Jeff Cox has represented the people of his state for 10 years. And for much of that time, it turns out, he's vented similar feelings on Twitter and on his blog, Pro Cynic. In his nonpolitical tweets and blog posts, Cox displays a keen litigator's mind, writing sharply and often wittily on military history and professional basketball. But he evinces contempt for political opponents—from labeling President Obama an "incompetent and treasonous" enemy of the nation to comparing "enviro-Nazis" to Osama bin Laden, likening ex-Labor Secretary Robert Reich and Service Employees International Union members to Nazi "brownshirts" on multiple occasions, and referring to an Indianapolis teen as "a black teenage thug who was (deservedly) beaten up" by local police. A "sensible policy for handling Afghanistan," he offered, could be summed up as: "KILL! KILL! ANNIHILATE!"

 

Early Sunday, Mother Jones sent an email to Cox's work address at the Indiana attorney general's office, asking if the Twitter and blog comments were his, and if he could provide context for some of them. He responded shortly after from a personal email address: "For 'context?' Or to silence me? All my comments on twitter & my blog are my own and no one else's. And I can defend them all.

 

"[Y]ou will probably try to demonize me," he wrote, "but that comes with the territory."

 

To be sure, in the current political climate, partisan rhetoric has run hot online—and the Constitution guarantees everyone's right to such rhetoric. Nonetheless, a spokesman for the Indiana attorney general's office, Bryan Corbin, told Mother Jones that Cox's statements were "inflammatory," and he promised "an immediate review" of the matter. "We do not condone any comments that would threaten or imply violence or intimidation toward anyone," Corbin added.

 

The incident seems all the more troubling now that the public-sector union fight playing out in Wisconsin is now headed to other states—including Indiana, where GOP senators Tuesday passed a bill that would abolish collective bargaining for state teachers. (Indiana's Republican governor walked back his support of the measure Tuesday after taking stock of the opposition.) Cox's public writings made it clear that he isn't a member of a public-service union, and he has no love for those who are.

 

"Individuals have the First Amendment right to post their own personal views in online forums on their own time," Corbin wrote to Mother Jones, "but as public servants, state employees also should strive to conduct themselves with professionalism and appropriate decorum in their interactions with the public." Cox had been contacted by the office, Corbin added: "We have reiterated to the employee the standards of professional conduct expected for all licensed attorneys and for employees of the Indiana Attorney General's Office. After all the relevant information is obtained, this agency then will determine whether there has been any violation of the personnel handbook."

 

In the meantime, we hoped to give Cox a chance to explain his thoughts in greater detail. In his initial email to Mother Jones, Cox had written, "Ask what questions you want & I will do my best to answer. Maybe you'll learn something. Maybe I'll learn something." So we emailed him a list of questions:

 

What did he mean when he tweeted: "Planned Parenthood could help themselves if the only abortions they performed were retroactive"?

 

In referring to President Obama, why did he use a George W. Bush line once directed at the Iraqi people: "Your enemy is not surrounding your country, your enemy is ruling your country"?

 

Were members of the SEIU really like Hitler's Sturmabteilung, and did he stand by his headline, "Putting the 'Reich' in Robert Reich"?

 

We never heard back.

 

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And meanwhile, the politicians get their 'government' paid health care, their salary and their retirement.... ALL at the TAXPAYER'S expense... PLUS all their 'kickbacks' and 'campaign contributions'.

 

 

After reading a bit more about the anti-Union-Busting movement I think it best to not get caught up with front page battle cries and keep an eye on who's generating the news.

 

Wisconsin Union-Busting Concealing a Koch Brothers Power Grab?

 

The new Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was just one of many Tea Party/GOP candidates inserted into office by the Koch Brothers, under our new Supreme Court ruling allowing corporate bribery. Now their puppet Governor is trying to bust the remnants of unions in this country.

 

But the Koch brothers are in the fossil energy business. The fossil energy industry hardly has to bother about such impediments. Why would they care about unions? It turns out, there’s more!

 

Thomas Content at The Wisconsin Sentinel is reporting that a little-noticed section in the rest of the bill (the part that will get passed once one side or the other relents on the union issue) allows Walker to sell state owned power plants at pennies on the dollar.

 

It bypasses the public utility commission oversight, specifying “no approval or certification of the public service commission is necessary”

 

SENATE BILL 11

AN ACT relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation

 

SECTION 44. 16.896 of the statutes is created to read: 16.896

Sale or contractual operation of state-owned heating, cooling, and power plants.

 

(1) Notwithstanding ss. 13.48 (14) (am) and 16.705 (1), the department may sell any state-owned heating, cooling, and power plant or may contract with a private entity for the operation of any such plant, with or without solicitation of bids, for any amount that the department determines to be in the best interest of the state.

 

Notwithstanding ss. 196.49 and 196.80, no approval or certification of the public service commission is necessary for a public utility to purchase, or contract for the operation of, such a plant, and any such purchase is considered to be in the public interest and to comply with the criteria for certification of a project under s. 196.49 (3) (b).

 

http://cleantechnica...ers-power-grab/

 

Susan Kraemer

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This entire thing just appalls me.....go after the sick and poor! Not only are my personal rights being threatened I also have to deal with fire fighters and police officers who make over 100,000.00 a year in my community while my community is slowly going broke. We have those who have been dishing out raises in keeping with their political promises "if you campaign for me I will award you". Mind you most of these employees do not live in my community so it doesn't directly affect them if we face a tax hike or go into receivership. I don't understand why some of these politicians are so focused on MM when Michigan has so many issues to deal with in order to restore our industries. Attacking MM patients & caregivers will NOT change the fact our entire state if going broke to to short sighted politicians. Yes I'm off to chew out some more asses today!

 

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This entire thing just appalls me.....go after the sick and poor! Not only are my personal rights being threatened I also have to deal with fire fighters and police officers who make over 100,000.00 a year in my community while my community is slowly going broke. We have those who have been dishing out raises in keeping with their political promises "if you campaign for me I will award you". Mind you most of these employees do not live in my community so it doesn't directly affect them if we face a tax hike or go into receivership. I don't understand why some of these politicians are so focused on MM when Michigan has so many issues to deal with in order to restore our industries. Attacking MM patients & caregivers will NOT change the fact our entire state if going broke to to short sighted politicians. Yes I'm off to chew out some more asses today!

 

Dizz

 

 

 

Love ya, Baby!

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This entire thing just appalls me.....go after the sick and poor! Not only are my personal rights being threatened I also have to deal with fire fighters and police officers who make over 100,000.00 a year in my community while my community is slowly going broke. We have those who have been dishing out raises in keeping with their political promises "if you campaign for me I will award you". Mind you most of these employees do not live in my community so it doesn't directly affect them if we face a tax hike or go into receivership. I don't understand why some of these politicians are so focused on MM when Michigan has so many issues to deal with in order to restore our industries. Attacking MM patients & caregivers will NOT change the fact our entire state if going broke to to short sighted politicians. Yes I'm off to chew out some more asses today!

 

Dizz

 

Not to mention said police and firefighters roll around in excursions, chargers, magnums, and other high dollar cars. paid for by you and me.

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1st line of the US Constitution.

 

"WE, the People of this United States of America...."

 

 

it doenst say, "We, the Government of this United Stats of America..." nor does it say "We, The Corporations, of this United States of America....." It says "We, The People...".

 

 

Something else our most intelligent founding farthers wrote into our US constitution (with some great forward thought processes for the era) is that WE the People, have the RIGHT to stand up in OPPOSITION to a government that has become complacent into itself, rather than working for the people. They were insightfull enough, and maybe even a bit Psychic in this small provision of the US Constitution, that basically says

 

We, the People have the Right, Ability, and even the DUTY to overthrow a government that no longer works for the will of the People!.

 

in a nut shell> if Government is not acting and working for the best interest of the Will of the People, then, We, The People of the United States of America", not only have the right to get rid of the non working government, but it is our DUTY. Then we would structure things back to the original constitution as writen, and then correct the things that have been mis guided, and resulted in the coruption we currently have in our governmental system.

 

 

what i have noticed by the standard tongue-n-cheek, politian, its all about what you the people want when they are running, but it quickly becomes what I am going to do, once elected.

 

 

i dont know how, but impo, Should i be elected to a public office, i would darn SURE, work hard WITH and FOR my constituants. It is no longer considered an HONOR to serve, but a Right or a Personal way to further ones own agenda.

 

Put me, or others like me into office, and you ll see a strong unbrakable voice of the PEOPLE.

 

 

Its time to stand up for your rights and country people.

 

Its time to take our Government back! If we dont, the World Bank will!

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A conservative point of view....

 

Indiana Official: "Use Live Ammunition" Against Wisconsin Protesters

 

A conservative deputy AG let his emotions get out of hand. It wasn't the first time.

 

— By Adam Weinstein

 

On Saturday night, when Mother Jones staffers tweeted a report that riot police might soon sweep demonstrators out of the Wisconsin capitol building—something that didn't end up happening—one Twitter user sent out a chilling public response: "Use live ammunition."

 

From my own Twitter account, I confronted the user, JCCentCom. He tweeted back that the demonstrators were "political enemies" and "thugs" who were "physically threatening legally elected officials." In response to such behavior, he said, "You're damned right I advocate deadly force." He later called me a "typical leftist," adding, "liberals hate police."

 

Only later did we realize that JCCentCom was a deputy attorney general for the state of Indiana.

 

As one of 144 attorneys in that office, Jeff Cox has represented the people of his state for 10 years. And for much of that time, it turns out, he's vented similar feelings on Twitter and on his blog, Pro Cynic. In his nonpolitical tweets and blog posts, Cox displays a keen litigator's mind, writing sharply and often wittily on military history and professional basketball. But he evinces contempt for political opponents—from labeling President Obama an "incompetent and treasonous" enemy of the nation to comparing "enviro-Nazis" to Osama bin Laden, likening ex-Labor Secretary Robert Reich and Service Employees International Union members to Nazi "brownshirts" on multiple occasions, and referring to an Indianapolis teen as "a black teenage thug who was (deservedly) beaten up" by local police. A "sensible policy for handling Afghanistan," he offered, could be summed up as: "KILL! KILL! ANNIHILATE!"

 

Early Sunday, Mother Jones sent an email to Cox's work address at the Indiana attorney general's office, asking if the Twitter and blog comments were his, and if he could provide context for some of them. He responded shortly after from a personal email address: "For 'context?' Or to silence me? All my comments on twitter & my blog are my own and no one else's. And I can defend them all.

 

"[Y]ou will probably try to demonize me," he wrote, "but that comes with the territory."

 

To be sure, in the current political climate, partisan rhetoric has run hot online—and the Constitution guarantees everyone's right to such rhetoric. Nonetheless, a spokesman for the Indiana attorney general's office, Bryan Corbin, told Mother Jones that Cox's statements were "inflammatory," and he promised "an immediate review" of the matter. "We do not condone any comments that would threaten or imply violence or intimidation toward anyone," Corbin added.

 

The incident seems all the more troubling now that the public-sector union fight playing out in Wisconsin is now headed to other states—including Indiana, where GOP senators Tuesday passed a bill that would abolish collective bargaining for state teachers. (Indiana's Republican governor walked back his support of the measure Tuesday after taking stock of the opposition.) Cox's public writings made it clear that he isn't a member of a public-service union, and he has no love for those who are.

 

"Individuals have the First Amendment right to post their own personal views in online forums on their own time," Corbin wrote to Mother Jones, "but as public servants, state employees also should strive to conduct themselves with professionalism and appropriate decorum in their interactions with the public." Cox had been contacted by the office, Corbin added: "We have reiterated to the employee the standards of professional conduct expected for all licensed attorneys and for employees of the Indiana Attorney General's Office. After all the relevant information is obtained, this agency then will determine whether there has been any violation of the personnel handbook."

 

In the meantime, we hoped to give Cox a chance to explain his thoughts in greater detail. In his initial email to Mother Jones, Cox had written, "Ask what questions you want & I will do my best to answer. Maybe you'll learn something. Maybe I'll learn something." So we emailed him a list of questions:

 

What did he mean when he tweeted: "Planned Parenthood could help themselves if the only abortions they performed were retroactive"?

 

In referring to President Obama, why did he use a George W. Bush line once directed at the Iraqi people: "Your enemy is not surrounding your country, your enemy is ruling your country"?

 

Were members of the SEIU really like Hitler's Sturmabteilung, and did he stand by his headline, "Putting the 'Reich' in Robert Reich"?

 

We never heard back.

 

jccentcom_0.jpg[/img]

 

 

Jesus Christ; You have an emergency call. The human race is losing its collective friggin' mind!

 

 

Unbelievable

 

Peace SERIOUSLY PEACE

 

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1st line of the US Constitution.

 

"WE, the People of this United States of America...."

 

 

it doenst say, "We, the Government of this United Stats of America..." nor does it say "We, The Corporations, of this United States of America....." It says "We, The People...".

 

 

Something else our most intelligent founding farthers wrote into our US constitution (with some great forward thought processes for the era) is that WE the People, have the RIGHT to stand up in OPPOSITION to a government that has become complacent into itself, rather than working for the people. They were insightfull enough, and maybe even a bit Psychic in this small provision of the US Constitution, that basically says

 

We, the People have the Right, Ability, and even the DUTY to overthrow a government that no longer works for the will of the People!.

 

in a nut shell> if Government is not acting and working for the best interest of the Will of the People, then, We, The People of the United States of America", not only have the right to get rid of the non working government, but it is our DUTY. Then we would structure things back to the original constitution as writen, and then correct the things that have been mis guided, and resulted in the coruption we currently have in our governmental system.

 

 

what i have noticed by the standard tongue-n-cheek, politian, its all about what you the people want when they are running, but it quickly becomes what I am going to do, once elected.

 

 

i dont know how, but impo, Should i be elected to a public office, i would darn SURE, work hard WITH and FOR my constituants. It is no longer considered an HONOR to serve, but a Right or a Personal way to further ones own agenda.

 

Put me, or others like me into office, and you ll see a strong unbrakable voice of the PEOPLE.

 

 

Its time to stand up for your rights and country people.

 

Its time to take our Government back! If we dont, the World Bank will!

If you run for office I will gladly come work or the campaign.

Just remember I will hold you to what you say we will not bend to the will of the party overlords.

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