Archive | July 2009

House Democrat Finds Excuse To Avoid Speaking To Constituents


As congressional politicians prepare for their summer district work period, the Democrat members of the U.S. House of Representatives are bracing for fierce opposition to their proposed health care reform and climate change bills. They know the American people are angry with them and with President Obama . They know what they are doing is not only in violation of constitutional law, but it is the blatant ignoring of the will of the American people—the people they claim to represent.

A majority of the American people don’t want a government takeover of the health care industry, which is what a public health “option” would lead to. A majority of the American people don’t want their way of life and the American economy to suffer from the decisions of politicians who use flawed science and crackpot climate change theories to further their agendas. Neither do they want higher taxes that would result from both the health care reform and climate change bills.

What tactics are House politicians, House Democrats in particular, planning to employ? The old “duck and cover” tactic. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen; they know you’re mad as hell and that you aren’t going to take it anymore. So they are going to go into hiding and avoid their constituency altogether. Out of sight, out of mind…or so they think. What is the excuse they are most likely going to use to justify their cowardly tactics? They might use the same excuse as Congressman Tim Bishop (D-NY), who said this about his constituents after angry protesters confronted him at a town hall meeting on June 22 (as reported by POLITICO.com):

“‘I had felt they would be pointless,’ Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) told POLITICO, referring to his recent decision to temporarily suspend the events in his Long Island district. ‘There is no point in meeting with my constituents and [to] listen to them and have them listen to you if what is basically an unruly mob prevents you from having an intelligent conversation.'” [Article - Town halls gone wild]

Here’s video “evidence” of the “unruly mob” Congressman Bishop faced: Read More…

Newsweek: Recession Is Over/Obama: Recession Is Not Over


Happy days are here again!

Newsweek magazine proclaims that the recession is over. President Obama is guarded, but optimistic about the economy; however, he is not saying the recession is over. Well, that’s interesting. So the economy is showing signs of recovery from recession because of “stimu-less”? That can’t be. Leftist politicians and political pundits have said that only a small percentage of “stimu-less” money has been distributed. What’s causing the small dip in the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) then [Article - 1. The Recession Is Over | 2. Worst of Recession Over But Growth to be Slow: Rubini | 3. Obama: 'Newsweek' Says Recession Is Over, But I Don't | 4. Recession eases; GDP dip smaller than expected]?

It’s interesting that state-run media, leftist politicians and leftist political talking heads are trying to spin our economy as being on the road to recovery, but wait a minute, even though the recession might be slowing, unemployment will go higher and more businesses will close before everything gets better. Well, that’s comforting news [Article - 1. Recession Worse Than Prior Estimates, Revisions Show (Update1) | 2. The Recession : About 50% Worse than We Thought | 3. Is the recession over? | 4. Five reasons it's too soon to declare the recession over].

So what happens after we recover from the recession? Remember, the U.S. government printed more money to infuse into the economy. Now we have all that money flooding the system. What will happen? Out-of-control inflation will occur. The cost of goods and services will most certainly skyrocket. Interest rates will shoot through the roof and into outer space. Get your wheel barrows ready, folks. Wallets and purses will be obsolete.

Video for your edification:

Censorship In The U.S. House Of Representatives


A couple of days ago, Congressman John Carter (R-TX) was interviewed by Fox News and it was discovered that a so-called “bipartisan” congressional group called the “Franking Commission” is censoring the communications of certain members of U.S. Congress [Reference - FRANKING COMMISSION: About the Commission | Article - GOP Not Allowed to Say 'Government-Run Healthcare']. Here is the interview:

As Congressman Carter pointed out, he is not campaigning for another politician or for re-election. So why is the Franking Commission purposely violating Congressman Carter’s First Amendment rights? Carter implies that it has happened to other members of the U.S. House as well, as the following videos reveal: Read More…

Public Health Care “Option” Will Lead To Government Takeover


When you listen to what Marxist politicians talk about in reference to a public health care “option”, replace “public health care option” with “government-run health care”. Single-payer, nationalized, socialized or universal health care is government-run health care [Article - 1. Single Payer: Why Government-Run Health Care Will Harm Both Patients and Doctors | 2. Canada's ObamaCare Precedent].

Big-government, socio-Marxist politicians know that a public health care “option” will eventually usher in government-controlled health care. However, don’t take my word for it.

For your edification:

Articles

FreedomNotes: Obamacare Translator

How Much Is a Year of Your Life Worth?

Videos Read More…

Barney Frank Speaks The Truth About Government’s Role


At a National Press Club luncheon on July 27, Barney Frank made an hour-long speech in which he said this:

At least Congressman Frank was truthful about his feelings and the feelings of those like him. He’s right…those working in government shouldn’t be helping anybody make money because they don’t have what it takes to run a successful business that would make money [Senate Votes To Privatize Its Failing Restaurants]. All Congressman Frank, his henchmen in U.S. Congress and President Obama have done is misallocate, mismanage and waste the American taxpayer’s money. They also do a good job of enacting laws and regulations that hobble, encumber and destroy business and private enterprise. If you have a business, be thankful that you don’t have any of those useful idiots running it. They would run it into the ground in a heartbeat.

I wonder if Barney “Rubble” Frank and his Marxist buddies will go by those words and butt out of the affairs of business owners and private enterprise. Something tells me that they won’t because they just can help but wield as much influence and control that they can.

Democrats Vs. Democrats On ObamaCare


Will Rogers once famously said, “I am not a member of any organized party — I am a Democrat.” That quote came to mind as I read this story:

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) postponed the health bill markup that he planned to hold Wednesday afternoon amid a backlash from liberals to the deal that he cut earlier with four conservative Blue Dog Democrats.

[snip]

The weakening of the public option incensed some liberal Members, with Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairwoman Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.) declaring she would vote against it.

So… if the Progressives (who are Democrats, remember) support the bill, the Blue Dogs (who are also Democrats) won’t. If the bill is retooled to make the Blue Dogs happy, the Progressives threaten to bolt.

If this thing goes down in flames, as appears likely at this time, you can expect lots of recriminations about how the GOP wrecked it. The simple truth, however, is that the GOP doesn’t have enough votes to stop it; if this fails, it’s entirely the fault of the President’s own party.

Three Words For U.S. Representatives: “READ THE BILL!”


Arrogant politicians on Capitol Hill have been given a seat at the head of the table for much too long. Their power and influence has obviously gone to their heads and they longer view themselves as servants of the “people”. It is clear they have felt for some time now that the “people” exist to serve them.

They are so filled with self-importance that they don’t even feel they need to read any legislation that comes to the floor. We must treat such arrogance with the disdain it justifiably deserves. Case in point:

Congressman Conyers, you serve the people of Michigan. Your state is hurting economically and unemployment is high there. That means a large amount of people are uninsured. I wonder how they would feel if they learned that your remarks were in reference to one of the most important bills that has been presented to the U.S. House of Representatives in years. The passage of a health care reform bill requires serious consideration and decision-making ability. Any health care reform legislation that is written into law will affect and change each and every American citizen’s life.

One would think that Conyers would set aside his obvious feelings of hostility toward his political opponents and indifference toward H.R. 3200 – America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 and do his job as a servant of the people by READING THE BILL. Even if it takes a team of fifty people twenty-four hours a day for a whole month to read and analyze the bill, it should be read and analyzed.

It is evident that Congressman Conyers doesn’t care about the people of Michigan or for that matter, the people of the United States. He seems to be more concerned about luncheons, parties, functions, possibly tee time at the country club(?) than actually doing what he was elected to do. Mr. Conyers is a typical career politician.

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