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THE FACES OF TYRANNY – MAN ARRESTED FOR RECORDING A PUBLIC MEETING

The “Cops” in this video are in my opinion, traitors and thugs.  This is exactly what the Left wants.  They want to keep all their dirty dealings and backroom deals AND public deception secret.  There is no reason for this conduct in a Democracy and our Republic.  I hope this goes viral fast…

EMERGENCY

http://biggovernment.com/reasontv/2011/06/24/reason-tv-why-i-was-arrested-yesterday-at-a-d-c-taxi-commission-meeting/

 

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/looselips/2011/06/23/watch-video-of-journalist-getting-arrested/

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IT’S OFFICIAL – THE LIBERAL MEDIA IS ADVISING OBAMA ON FOREIGN POLICY

Here it is, in your face and out for all to see.  This CNN (Communist News Network) talking head admits he advises Obama on a regular basis.

CLICK THE PIC FOR THE STORY...

If memory serves, Obama has been seen with this book in hand.  Click here for the info.

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SATELLITE PICTURES BEFORE AND AFTER OF THE DEVASTATION IN JAPAN

We pray for these people…  We here on the west coast are in line for some possible radiation leaked by the damaged reactors.  Will the Feds be honest with us?  Only time will tell….

CLICK THE PIC TO SEE THE DEVASTATION

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25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster – Ronald Reagan Speech on day of disaster

This was one of those “Where were you moments” in life. I was in the Air Force at the time and I was home watching it live.  I was stunned by what I saw and then, after the investigation, I was horrified at the level politics played in the decision to launch.  A lot of people had blood on their hands on this one………..

We remember these people who put themselves in harm’s way, knowing full well the risks at hand.  They died living a dream come true, that turned into a nightmare.  Their bravery and dedication serves as an inspiration to us all.  As a Nation, we give thanks for their service and dedication to exploration and the advancement of Space exploration.

 

RARE NEW FOOTAGE

AND THIS IS HOW A US PRESIDENT IS SUPPOSED TO LEAD………

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Heritage Foundation Responds To The State Of The Union Address

 

CLICK THE PIC FOR THE ARTICLE

The Heritage Foundation in my opinion is the pinnacle and cornerstone of Conservative thinking, education and is a bastion against Progressivism, Liberalism and Socialism.  This Institution is one of impeccable integrity and works tirelessly promoting and furthering and preserving the Founding Fathers vision and intent.  When opinions come out of that Institution, I listen.  I hope you do too.  Attached is the rebuttal, written by several writers that I think hits the nail right on the head.  Please read this and check back with The Heritage Foundation often.

 

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TED TURNER – ENEMY OF DEMOCRACY

If you didn’t know already, this guy is in Obama’s hip pocket.  Ted Turner is a disgrace, not to mention his ex, Hanoi Jane.  Click the pic for his opinion of the global warming situation and see for yourself how much of an enemy he is.  PLUS, click HERE to read about his global “one child policy”.

 

HE THINKS YOU SHOULD BE ALLOWED ONLY ONE CHILD.... NICE LITTLE MARXIST HUH?

 

 

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(Updated 121010) MARXIST GEORGE SOROS EXPLAINS HIS ANTI-CAPITALIST, PRO MARXIST TACTICS. WARNS OF FOX NEWS DICTATORSHIP – IN HIS OWN WORDS

UPDATE 120610

George may be up to his old tricks here.  He may be involved in the WiKi leaks fiasco.  Click HERE for the info.

This guy is evil, in my opinion.  He is one of the worst, most powerful enemies of Democracy and the American way of life.  In his own words…….

UPDATE 121010

George Soros Warns of Fox News Dictatorship

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NPR FIRES, EXCUSE ME….ERR, “TERMINATES” JUAN WILLIAMS CONTRACT

 

Click the pic for the article

Yea, I know you’ve heard all the conservative media throw in their 2 cents worth on this issue, calling for the de-funding of NPR and the firing of those responsible for this decision.  So I won’t bore you with re-posting that info.  What I am posting is a very good article I came across on this subject that points out another, not yet mentioned point of view on this.  It is a great read and it is from “The American Thinker” web site.  Give it a read by clicking the picture of Juan.

 

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545 PEOPLE……….CHARLEY REESE

I got this in an e-mail from one of my great web site contributors and I feel that this article hits the nail right on the head.  The truth is so obvious that it takes someone with a dead aim on the situation and has the ability to articulate his point of view in a most succinct, effective manner.  FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION;

 

CHARLEY REESE - - RIGHT ON THE MARK!!

 

I would add one thing to this great piece of work. If you are a party member,
consider what the party truly says and then does. I find it interesting that NO ONE
in either major party has stood up and said, even to the detriment of their political
career, that enough is enough!!! They give the short sound-bites, when convenient,
but who in your recent memory has openly stood against the party line, and meant it,
and continued to stand for their conviction? The founding writers/signers of our Declaration,
Constitution, and Bill of Rights did perform the ultimate sacrifice, facing the unknown
when it came to their opinions and convictions. Where is that person in the people we
are going to be voting for? Take a hard look.

The article below is completely neutral, …not anti republican or democrat.

Charlie Reese, a retired reporter for the Orlando Sentinel has hit the nail directly on the head, defining clearly who it is that in the final analysis must assume responsibility for the judgments made that impact each one of us every day.

It’s a short but good read. Worth the time. Worth remembering!

545 vs. 300,000,000

EVERY CITIZEN NEEDS TO READ THIS AND THINK ABOUT WHAT THIS JOURNALIST HAS SCRIPTED IN THIS MESSAGE. READ IT AND THEN REALLY THINK ABOUT OUR CURRENT POLITICAL DEBACLE.

Charley Reese has been a journalist for 49 years.

545 PEOPLE–By Charlie Reese

Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them..

Have you ever wondered, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits?

Have you ever wondered, if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, WHY do we have inflation and high taxes?

You and I don’t propose a federal budget. The president does.

You and I don’t have the Constitutional authority to vote on appropriations. The House of Representatives does.

You and I don’t write the tax code, Congress does.

You and I don’t set fiscal policy, Congress does.

You and I don’t control monetary policy, the Federal Reserve Bank does.

One hundred senators, 435 congressmen, one president, and nine Supreme Court justices equates to 545 human beings out of the 300 million are directly, legally, morally, and individually responsible for the domestic problems that plague this country.

I excluded the members of the Federal Reserve Board because that problem was created by the Congress. In 1913, Congress delegated its Constitutional duty to provide a sound currency to a federally chartered, but private, central bank.

I excluded all the special interests and lobbyists for a sound reason. They have no legal authority. They have no ability to coerce a senator, a congressman, or a president to do one cotton-picking thing. I don’t care if they offer a politician $1 million dollars in cash. The politician has the power to accept or reject it. No matter what the lobbyist promises, it is the legislator’s responsibility to determine how he votes.

Those 545 human beings spend much of their energy convincing you that what they did is not their fault.
They cooperate in this common con regardless of party.

What separates a politician from a normal human being is an excessive amount of gall. No normal human being would have the gall of a Speaker, who stood up and criticized the President for creating deficits….
The president can only propose a budget. He cannot force the Congress to accept it.

The Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land, gives sole responsibility to the House of Representatives for originating and approving appropriations and taxes. Who is the speaker of the House? Nancy Pelosi. She is the leader of the majority party. She and fellow House members, not the president, can approve any budget they want. If the president vetoes it, they can pass it over his veto if they agree to.

It seems inconceivable to me that a nation of 300 million can not replace 545 people who stand convicted — by present facts — of incompetence and irresponsibility. I can’t think of a single domestic problem that is not traceable directly to those 545 people. When you fully grasp the plain truth that 545 people exercise the power of the federal government, then it must follow that what exists is what they want to exist.

If the tax code is unfair, it’s because they want it unfair.

If the budget is in the red, it’s because they want it in the red ..

If the Army & Marines are in IRAQ , it’s because they want them in IRAQ If they do not receive social security but are on an elite retirement plan not available to the people, it’s because they want it that way.

There are no insoluble government problems.

Do not let these 545 people shift the blame to bureaucrats, whom they hire and whose jobs they can abolish; to lobbyists, whose gifts and advice they can reject; to regulators, to whom they give the power to regulate and from whom they can take this power. Above all, do not let them con you into the belief that there exists disembodied mystical forces like “the economy,” “inflation,” or “politics” that prevent them from doing what they take an oath to do.

Those 545 people, and they alone, are responsible.

They, and they alone, have the power..

They, and they alone, should be held accountable by the people who are their bosses.

Provided the voters have the gumption to manage their own employees…

We should vote all of them out of office and clean up their mess!

Charlie Reese is a former columnist of the Orlando Sentinel Newspaper.

What you do with this article now that you have read it……… Is up to you.

Sales Tax
School Tax
Liquor Tax
Luxury Tax
Excise Taxes
Property Tax
Cigarette Tax
Medicare Tax
Inventory Tax
Real Estate Tax
Well Permit Tax
Fuel Permit Tax
Inheritance Tax
Road Usage Tax
CDL license Tax
Dog License Tax
State Income Tax
Food License Tax
Vehicle Sales Tax
Gross Receipts Tax
Social Security Tax
Service Charge Tax
Fishing License Tax
Federal Income Tax
Building Permit Tax
IRS Interest Charges
Hunting License Tax
Marriage License Tax
Corporate Income Tax
Personal Property Tax
Accounts Receivable Tax
Recreational Vehicle Tax
Workers Compensation Tax
Watercraft Registration Tax
Telephone Usage Charge Tax
Telephone Federal Excise Tax
Telephone State and Local Tax
IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)
State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)
Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)
Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax
Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax
Gasoline Tax (currently 44.75 cents per gallon)
Utility Taxes Vehicle License Registration Tax
Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Taxes
Telephone Recurring and Nonrecurring Charges Tax

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago, & our nation was the most prosperous in the world.
We had absolutely no national debt, had the largest middle class in the world, and Mom stayed home to raise the kids.
What in the hell happened? Can you spell ‘politicians? ‘ I hope this goes around THE USA at least 100 times!!!
YOU can help it get there!!!
GO AHEAD – – – BE AN AMERICAN!!!

PS If you do the right thing and pass this on – which is entirely up to you –
please do the right thing and highlight and delete any addresses you receive with it.

Thank You

When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty.
Thomas Jefferson

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“THE HUB” KIDS TV TO BE USED TO INDOCTRINATE OUR KIDS WITH A SHARIA-COMPLIANT MUSLIM SUPERHEROES

 

THEY ARE AFTER YOUR KIDS MINDS.....

 

Yea, that’s right…  These people are going to do everything they can to gain any inroads they can, attempting to force their beliefs into our way of life and religion.  They are after your kids hearts and minds……..Click the pic for the story.

SCHOOL DISTRICT TO HONOR MUSLIM HOLIDAY

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ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS BOUGHT, ER, AH,… PAID FOR FAVORABLE MEDIA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING……DUUUHHHH!!!!! CAN WE SAY THAT THE MEDIA IS CORRUPT?!?!? YEA!!!

CLICK THE PIC FOR THE STORY OF CORRUPTION IN THE MEDIA

Well, well, well…..Does this really surprise anybody anymore?  It is just another piece of this whole corrupt puzzle surrounding the whole “ClimateGate” scandal.  Click the pic for the story.

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(UPDATED 09.24.10) ORIGINAL POSTING 30 JUN 10 – VOTER INTIMIDATION CHARGES DROPPED BY THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT (repost with update 051710)

What's with the nightstick?  Are you intimidated

What's with the nightstick? Are you intimidated?

I have to admit, I really was not really up on this issue so I had to do some research on the subject and I was astounded at what I found.  The Justice Department Staff Attorneys have been working on this since it occurred this last Presidential election and have been pursuing charges against those who engaged in voter intimidation, especially in Philly where the video was shot.  I want to know how Eric Holder, the Attorney General can let this matter drop when he stated that if he were confirmed as Attorney General, he would learn and rely on the experience and knowledge of these very talented people in the performance of his duties.  It appears here in this case that he has totally disregarded the facts in favor of the political solution rather than the criminal prosecution solution.  WHY?  Well, from all outward appearances, the answer is obvious.  The fact that our Representatives are allowing this to happen speaks volumes to me.  Why are they silent?  We all know why………. Click the pic to go to the video and determine for yourself if you feel that voter intimidation occurred at the polling station.  Also click HERE for a link to a very telling back story on the New Black Panther Party and determine for yourself if this organization is above-board and none racist.
MY LETTER TO MY REPS:
I am saddened and concerned to learn that the Justice Department under Attorney General Eric Holder’s direction has dropped the investigation into the New Black Panther’s voter intimidation case in Philadelphia.  I have seen the video and read the information and I fail to see how the Staff Career Attorneys were over-ruled on this matter.  Lets put the shoe on the other foot here.  What if another notorious group, such as the KKK had engaged in this type of activity?  I think the final outcome would be incredibly different.  These men in this black radical group engaged in patently illegal behavior and they were barely slapped on the wrist and were taken off the hook on this.  As my Elected Representative, I demand that you do not let this issue drop.  Like the old saying, “Perception is Everything”.  Your inaction on this would lead us to believe that you condone this activity.  I for one cannot support someone who does not stand up for voter rights where ever it occurs and lets criminals off the hook by not vigorously pursuing criminal convictions on all people or organizations who engage in this activity.

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AMERICA’S RULING CLASS — AND THE PERILS OF REVOLUTION By Angelo M. Codevilla from the July 2010 – August 2010 issue

"Let them eat cake"

The title of this story pretty much says it all.  This is a 6 page story that I feel is pretty comprehensive and “on the nose” about the current state of American politics, which is in my opinion, in the sewer.  Rather than a brief synopsis, I urge you to read the article and get the full picture Angelo Codevilla is trying to paint.

http://spectator.org/archives/2010/07/16/americas-ruling-class-and-the

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AND SO THE PAGE TURNS…THE LIBERALS TURN ON MESSIAH OBAMA by Chuck Green

AND SO ENDS THE REIGN OF MESSIAH OBAMA

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$7 A GALLON GAS IS ON THE WAY IF OBAMA STAYS THE COURSE HE IS ON

He admitted he is a Muslim. His agenda should be clear to everyone now.......Is the Islamification of America taking hold because of his actions?

Yea, that’s right, $7 a gallon gas or most likely worst is on the way thanks to “The ‘Bama’s” agenda.  That is why he is allowing this oil to gush into the gulf.  He is getting the environmentalists all riled up and by the time this is over, more than ever, the United States will be dependent on foreign oil, especially from Muslim countries that hate us.  It’s all part of his plan……  Click the pic for the NY Post story.  Refer to this post if you doubt that the Dems aren’t going to take down the oil companies. https://conservativeamericanvet.wordpress.com/2010/04/06/through-a-slip-of-the-tounge-the-socialist-agenda-becomes-clear/

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(UPDATED 06.19.10) HAS THE NRA GONE TO BED WITH THE DEVIL FOR A “CARVE-OUT”? H.R. 5175, the “DISCLOSE Act,”

CLICK THE PIC TO GO TO THE NRA SITE TO TELL THEM WHAT YOU THINK OF THIS!!

Below you will find the bulletin going around on the NRA’s actions on this Bill.  1st the bulletin, then the NRA response I got back.

Bulletin:

Dear C4L Member,

If you haven’t yet contacted your congressman and urged him to oppose H.R. 5175, the “DISCLOSE Act,” your action is needed RIGHT AWAY.

Our sources on the Hill say this bill to silence Campaign for Liberty is coming to the House floor this Friday for a vote.

Please read the following letter and take action to stop H.R. 5175 immediately.

– John Tate
President Campaign for Liberty

June 16, 2010

Dear Campaign for Liberty Member,

Once again, free speech and political liberty are under attack in Congress.  And this time they have a surprising (to some) assailant — the National Rifle Association.

In a minute, I’ll give you links to the sorry story and ask you to tell the NRA and your congressman you OPPOSE the freedom-killing DISCLOSE ACT, with or without the NRA’s deal.

You see, if there is one thing the establishment hates, it is watching its hand-picked candidates be held accountable for their records on liberty issues.

They want their Big Government power grabs to go unnoticed.

After watching some of their favorites go down in flames in race after race these past few months and seeing their statist schemes like Cap and Tax grind to a halt as a result of a massive uprising by liberty-loving Americans, they plan to strike back.

In a move that has dire consequences for our First Amendment right to freedom of speech and for Campaign for Liberty’s ability to fight for our freedoms, incumbent politicians have colluded with a super-sized establishment lobbying group, the National Rifle Association, to push H.R. 5175, the DISCLOSE ACT, or as I like to call it, the “Establishment Protection Act,”  through the House of Representatives as soon as this week.

According to Politico, the NRA bargained for an exemption for itself and other large, established groups while trampling the rights of private citizens, new groups (like Campaign for Liberty), and small organizations.

As John Bresnahan reports, “The proposal would exempt organizations that have more than 1 million members, have been in existence for more than 10 years, have members in all 50 states and raise 15 percent or less of their funds from corporations… The NRA, with 4 million members, will not actively oppose the DISCLOSE Act, according to Democratic sources.”

RedState’s Erick Erickson mentions one of our Regional Conference sponsors when saying, “I support Gun Owners of America, which is a consistent and uncompromising defender of the second amendment, not a weak little girl of an organization protecting itself while throwing everyone else under the bus.”

Another pro-gun organization friendly to Campaign for Liberty, the National Association for Gun Rights, said in a national email, “And frankly, this craven deal by the NRA will damage our gun rights and our free speech rights.”

As we hold politicians accountable and put them on record with our issue discussion program, the Establishment Protection Act will force organizations like C4L to turn over the names of their “top” donors for exercising our First Amendment rights.

You see, they are targeting groups like Campaign for Liberty because they think their “right” to hold office is more important than your rights to privacy and free speech.

Campaign for Liberty has experienced tremendous growth this past year, and the establishment knows we are out there every day fighting back against its statist power grabs.

They watch as we inform you which candidates support the Constitution and which candidates refuse to take a stand on liberty issues.

And they know we won’t play their Washington game of trading principle for power.  They want to silence us once and for all by going after our donors.

Campaign for Liberty will not be silenced, and we will lead the fight against the Establishment Protection Act so you have the right to speak freely without your name and personal information being turned over to Big Brother.

Call Representative Brian Baird at 202-225-3536 right away and INSIST they uphold your First Amendment right to free speech and vote against H.R. 5175, the Establishment Protection Act.

After you contact your representative, call the NRA headquarters at 1-800-672-3888 and their Legislative Action group at 1-800-392-8683 and let them know how you feel about their move to stab freedom organizations in the back.

Sincerely,

John Tate

President

NRA RESPONSE TO MY LETTER:

We appreciate some NRA members’ concerns about our position on H.R. 5175, the “DISCLOSE Act.”  Unfortunately, critics of our position have misstated or misunderstood the facts.

We have never said we would support any version of this bill.  To the contrary, we clearly stated NRA’s strong opposition to the DISCLOSE Act (as introduced) in a letter sent to Members of Congress on May 26 (click here to read the letter).

Through the courts and in Congress, the NRA has consistently and strongly opposed any effort to restrict the rights of our four million members to speak and have their voices heard on behalf of gun owners nationwide.  The initial version of H.R. 5175 would effectively have put a gag order on the NRA during elections and threatened our members’ freedom of association, by forcing us to turn our donor lists over to the federal government.  We would also have been forced to list our top donors on all election-related television, radio and Internet ads and mailings-even mailings to our own members.  We refuse to let this Congress impose those unconstitutional restrictions on our Association.

The NRA provides critical firearms training for our Armed Forces and law enforcement throughout the country.  This bill would force us to choose between training our men and women in uniform and exercising our right to free political speech. We refuse to let this Congress force us to make that choice.

We didn’t “sell out” to Nancy Pelosi or anyone else.  We told Congress we opposed the bill.  As a result, congressional leaders made a commitment to exempt us from its draconian restrictions on free speech.  If that commitment is honored, we will not be involved in the final House debate.  If that commitment is not fully honored, we will strongly oppose the bill.

Our position is based on principle and experience.  During consideration of the previous campaign finance legislation passed in 2002, congressional leadership repeatedly refused to exempt the NRA from its provisions, promising that our concerns would be fixed somewhere down the line.  That didn’t happen; instead, the NRA had to live under those restrictions for seven years and spend millions of dollars on compliance costs and on legal fees to challenge the law.  We will not go down that road again when we have an opportunity to protect our ability to speak.

There are those who say the NRA has a greater duty to principle than to gun rights.  It’s easy to say we should put the Second Amendment at risk over some so-called First Amendment principle – unless you have a sworn duty to protect the Second Amendment above all else, as we do.

The NRA is a bipartisan, single-issue organization made up of millions of individual members dedicated to the protection of the Second Amendment.  We do not represent the interests of other organizations.  That’s their responsibility.  Our responsibility is to protect and defend the interests of our members.  And that we do without apology.

Should you have any further questions or concerns please feel free to contact us again at any time.

Sincerely,
Michael Land
NRA-ILA Grassroots Division

—–Original Message—–
From: NRA Auto Responder [mailto:nra.auto-responder@nrahq.org]
Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 1:08 AM
To: ILA-Contact
Subject: Contact from NRAHQ web site: Legislative and Legal Action Information

Contact type: Legislative and Legal Action Information.
Message: If the NRA signs off on the campaign finance bill, I will pull my membership from the NRA. The NRA is turning its back on free speech for a carve out. Whats more important, freedom, the 1st Amendment, or a carve out?  Before you do this, you had better explain your actions to the membership or the NRA will find itself devoid of members.  You had better listen up!!

ADDITIONAL COMMENT:

Local radio commentator, Lars Larson, yesterday, interviewed a high ranking NRA official on this subject and I hear it was a lively interview, but because of my schedule, I was unable to hear it.  I went to his website and found a free “teaser” about the interview, but in order to hear the interview itself, you must PAY to listen to any audio.  It appears Mr. Larson likes serving the public interests, as long as he is being PAID for it.   Nice Job Lars.  Mark Levin doesn’t charge because he is more concerned with getting the information out, than making money off of his audio.  But I guess Lars is more concerned with making money and padding his own pockets than really serving the public……

UPDATE 06.18.10

Dear C4L Member,

You have kept the pressure on Congress in order to defeat H.R. 5175, the “DISCLOSE ACT,” and it has worked.

For now.

Nancy Pelosi has canceled today’s scheduled vote on H.R. 5175, but our sources on the Hill tell us Pelosi and her statist cronies are biding their time in the hopes you will forget about their all-out assault to silence groups like Campaign for Liberty and sneak this bill through Congress next week.

It is more vital than ever that we keep the pressure on.  We need to drive a stake through the heart of this bill and make sure it does not rise from the dead.  Remember when everyone said ObamaCare was finished when Scott Brown got elected?

Please take a moment to read the following message and then IMMEDIATELY contact your congressman and demand he oppose H.R. 5175.  Even if you have called one or more times, PLEASE take a moment to send a loud, clear message again today.

– John Tate
President, Campaign for Liberty

June 16, 2010

Dear Campaign for Liberty Member,

Once again, free speech and political liberty are under attack in Congress.  And this time they have a surprising (to some) assailant — the National Rifle Association.

In a minute, I’ll give you links to the sorry story and ask you to tell the NRA and your congressman you OPPOSE the freedom-killing DISCLOSE ACT, with or without the NRA’s deal.

You see, if there is one thing the establishment hates, it is watching its hand-picked candidates be held accountable for their records on liberty issues.

They want their Big Government power grabs to go unnoticed.

After watching some of their favorites go down in flames in race after race these past few months and seeing their statist schemes like Cap and Tax grind to a halt as a result of a massive uprising by liberty-loving Americans, they plan to strike back.

In a move that has dire consequences for our First Amendment right to freedom of speech and for Campaign for Liberty’s ability to fight for our freedoms, incumbent politicians have colluded with a super-sized establishment lobbying group, the National Rifle Association, to push H.R. 5175, the DISCLOSE ACT, or as I like to call it, the “Establishment Protection Act,”  through the House of Representatives as soon as this week.

According to Politico, the NRA bargained for an exemption for itself and other large, established groups while trampling the rights of private citizens, new groups (like Campaign for Liberty), and small organizations.

As John Bresnahan reports, “The proposal would exempt organizations that have more than 1 million members, have been in existence for more than 10 years, have members in all 50 states and raise 15 percent or less of their funds from corporations… The NRA, with 4 million members, will not actively oppose the DISCLOSE Act, according to Democratic sources.”

RedState’s Erick Erickson mentions one of our Regional Conference sponsors when saying, “I support Gun Owners of America, which is a consistent and uncompromising defender of the second amendment, not a weak little girl of an organization protecting itself while throwing everyone else under the bus.”

Another pro-gun organization friendly to Campaign for Liberty, the National Association for Gun Rights, said in a national email, “And frankly, this craven deal by the NRA will damage our gun rights and our free speech rights.”

As we hold politicians accountable and put them on record with our issue discussion program, the Establishment Protection Act will force organizations like C4L to turn over the names of their “top” donors for exercising our First Amendment rights.

You see, they are targeting groups like Campaign for Liberty because they think their “right” to hold office is more important than your rights to privacy and free speech.

Campaign for Liberty has experienced tremendous growth this past year, and the establishment knows we are out there every day fighting back against its statist power grabs.

They watch as we inform you which candidates support the Constitution and which candidates refuse to take a stand on liberty issues.

And they know we won’t play their Washington game of trading principle for power.  They want to silence us once and for all by going after our donors.

Campaign for Liberty will not be silenced, and we will lead the fight against the Establishment Protection Act so you have the right to speak freely without your name and personal information being turned over to Big Brother.

Call Representative Brian Baird at 202-225-3536 right away and INSIST they uphold your First Amendment right to free speech and vote against H.R. 5175, the Establishment Protection Act.

After you contact your representative, call the NRA headquarters at 1-800-672-3888 and their Legislative Action group at 1-800-392-8683 and let them know how you feel about their move to stab freedom organizations in the back.

Sincerely,

John Tate

President

P.S. Thanks to all you’ve done for liberty, the establishment is scared, and it’s not pulling any punches to keep organizations like C4L from speaking out.

If you are able, please consider chipping in $10 today toward C4L’s efforts to push back against the statist agenda and guarantee legislation like H.R. 5175, which should be called the Establishment Protection Act, is soundly defeated.

UPDATED 06.19.10

Statement From David Keene, NRA First
Vice-President On H.R. 5175, The “DISCLOSE Act”

I have been an NRA Board member for some years and currently serve as NRA’s First Vice-President — that you may know.  What you may not know is that I have been in the forefront of the fight against liberal attempts to tilt the political playing field their way for decades through what they like to call campaign finance reform.  This is a battle that began in the seventies when I put together the case that went to the United States Supreme Court known as Buckley v. Valeo.  I was a vocal opponent of the so-called McCain-Feingold “reforms” that shackled groups like the NRA in recent years, and I have served as a First Amendment Fellow at Vanderbilt University’s Freedom Forum.

I can assure you that I would never countenance a “deal” of the sort you think the NRA made with Congress to further Democratic attempts to restrict political speech.  I consider such restrictions to be not only repugnant, but blatantly unconstitutional, an opinion shared by NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre and Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris Cox.

The so-called “DISCLOSE ACT” is a horrible piece of legislation designed to do exactly what you suggest.  It would require advocacy groups to run a regulatory gauntlet designed to make it very difficult for many of them to play the role for which they were formed and is both bad policy and flies in the face of recent Supreme Court decisions.

But I’m afraid there’s more . particularly how it would affect the NRA.  When you think of the NRA you no doubt think mostly about the NRA’s advocacy on Second Amendment issues, but the NRA also provides training to its members, law enforcement and military personnel, works with states, counties and private organizations to build ranges and runs competitive events such as those at Camp Perry in Ohio.  Since Camp Perry is a military base, public monies go into range development and federal funds go to training military and police personnel, the NRA would be classed with government contractors and TARP recipients under the DISCLOSE ACT as originally written and effectively prohibited from engaging in any meaningful political activity.

In other words, this act as originally written by anti-gun legislators like New York Senator Chuck Schumer would have silenced the NRA .which would have been the death knell for the Second Amendment.

NRA has one major mission . to defend the right of its members and all Americans to Keep & Bear Arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment.  Therefore, the NRA served notice on Congress that since the act threatened our very existence, we were prepared to do anything and everything that might be required to defeat it unless it was changed so that we could continue to represent the views of our members in the public arena.  The letter, sent on May 26, was public.  The NRA did not engage in back room shenanigans, but told Congressional leaders quite clearly that we would do whatever we needed to do to protect the rights of our members and our ability to defend the Second Amendment.

Last week Democratic leadership in the House capitulated by agreeing to exempt the NRA from the act — not in return for NRA support, but to avoid a political war that might cost them even more seats this fall.

I have to tell you that I never thought the Democrats would agree to this — not because they have much regard for constitutional rights — because I didn’t believe their left wing would allow it.  The events since their capitulation convince me that their fear of NRA retaliation forced them to take steps that split their coalition and could easily doom the whole bill.

Consider this: on Thursday night, California Senator Diane Feinstein, one of the most anti-Second Amendment members of the Senate, announced that she wouldn’t support the DISCLOSE ACT if it exempted the NRA.  By Friday some two-dozen left wing activist groups that had previously been pressing Congress to pass the bill announced that now they wanted it defeated.

The bottom line is that in refusing to risk its members’ rights and the very survival of the Second Amendment, the NRA has also made it less rather than more likely that support for this terrible legislation will collapse and the free speech rights of every one of us will benefit.

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(UPDATED 06.07.10) HOW TRANSPARENT IS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION WHEN MEMBERS OF THE ADMINISTRATION ATTEND THE 2009 and 2010 BILDERBERG MEETINGS?? ORIGINAL POSTING 05.19.09

What IS going on here?  Are we being manipulated by these people?

What IS going on here? Are we being manipulated by these people?

I don’t believe the Obama Administration is any more transparent than any other Administration. In fact I think he is much more secretive simply because of his agenda. I think that behind the scenes when he is alone with his people, he can be ruthless and very autocratic in demeanor. I also have issues, not only with the lack of transparency he promised, but the attendance of several key Administration people at the latest Bilderberg meeting in Greece this last week 14-17th. Yea, I know all about the conspiracy theories surrounding this subject but there is one thing that is not a theory. The meetings are secret and the subjects are not divulged. Now I don’t know about you but I do not want any of MY government people attending any secret society type meetings while in office. Simply put, it is not appropriate,……Is there is a covert agenda working here?     In light of the economic situation of the world and the USA, there is no doubt in my mind there is some sort of global social and economic engineering going on.  I think there is enough probable cause to believe such by just looking at the attendee lists.  It is staring us in the face.  Our government IS involved in a global economic conspiracy that will prove to be detrimental to the US and our way of life.  This cannot stand.  Government employees at a minimum should be forbidden from attending these secret meetings.  If the public cannot attend, our ELECTED or APPOINTED Officials should not attend either.  Our Republic is based on openness and transparency and this IS NOT IT! We need to work on this!!!!!

Here is a list of the 2009 US attendees. Government people are in bold.

Keith B. Alexander, United States (NSA)

Roger Altman, United States

Niall Ferguson, United States (Harvard University)

Timothy Geitner, United States (Sec. of Treasury)

Donald Graham, United States (Washington Post Company)

Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. (Obama’s special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan)

Jaap De Hoop Scheffer, Netherlands (CC NATO)  Include here because of his NATO connection

James Jones, the U.S. (National Security Advisor to the White House)

Vernon Jordan, United States

Robert Keigkan, United States

Henry Kissinger, United States

Jessica Matthews, United States (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Craig Mundie, U.S. (Microsoft)

Richard Perle, United States (American Enterprise Institute)

David Petreous, United States (head of the Central Administration of the U.S. Armed Forces)

David Rockefeller, U.S.

Dennis Ross, United States

Rubin, Barnett R., United States Director of Studies and Senior Fellow, Center for International Cooperation, New York University

Peter Thiel, USA, Clarium Capital Management LCC, PayPal co-founder, Board of Directors, Facebook

Paul Volcker, U.S. – Chair of Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board

James Wolfensohn, United States (the former World Bank President)

Paul Wolfowitz, United States

Fareed Zakaria, United States (Analyst Journalist, Newsweek)

Robert Zoellick, United States (President World Bank)

ADDENDUM:  05/26/09

Click here for an update on this meeting from Politico

UPDATE 05.30.10

Here is the 2010 agenda for the secret meeting.

UPDATE 06.07.10:

Here is the 2010 attendee list.  US Government personnel are in bold.  Click HERE for the story.

Honorary Chairman

BEL Davignon, Etienne Vice Chairman, Suez-Tractebel
DEU Ackermann, Josef Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee, Deutsche Bank AG
GBR Agius, Marcus Chairman, Barclays Bank PLC
ESP Alierta, César Chairman and CEO, Telefónica
INT Almunia, Joaquín Commissioner, European Commission
USA Altman, Roger C. Chairman, Evercore Partners Inc.
USA Arrison, Sonia Author and policy analyst
SWE Bäckström, Urban Director General, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
PRT Balsemão, Francisco Pinto Chairman and CEO, IMPRESA, S.G.P.S.; Former Prime Minister
ITA Bernabè, Franco CEO, Telecom Italia S.p.A.
SWE Bildt, Carl Minister of Foreign Affairs
FIN Blåfield, Antti Senior Editorial Writer, Helsingin Sanomat
ESP Botín, Ana P. Executive Chairman, Banesto
NOR Brandtzæg, Svein Richard CEO, Norsk Hydro ASA
AUT Bronner, Oscar Publisher and Editor, Der Standard
TUR Çakir, Ruşen Journalist
CAN Campbell, Gordon Premier of British Columbia
ESP Carvajal Urquijo, Jaime Managing Director, Advent International
FRA Castries, Henri de Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, AXA
ESP Cebrián, Juan Luis CEO, PRISA
ESP Cisneros, Gustavo A. Chairman and CEO, Cisneros Group of Companies
CAN Clark, W. Edmund President and CEO, TD Bank Financial Group
USA Collins, Timothy C. Senior Managing Director and CEO, Ripplewood Holdings, LLC
ITA Conti, Fulvio CEO and General Manager, Enel SpA
GRC David, George A. Chairman, Coca-Cola H.B.C. S.A.
DNK Eldrup, Anders CEO, DONG Energy
ITA Elkann, John Chairman, Fiat S.p.A.
DEU Enders, Thomas CEO, Airbus SAS
ESP Entrecanales, José M. Chairman, Acciona
DNK Federspiel, Ulrik Vice President Global Affairs, Haldor Topsøe A/S
USA Feldstein, Martin S. George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University
USA Ferguson, Niall Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University
AUT Fischer, Heinz Federal President
IRL Gallagher, Paul Attorney General
USA Gates, William H. Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Chairman, Microsoft Corporation
USA Gordon, Philip H. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs
USA Graham, Donald E. Chairman and CEO, The Washington Post Company
INT Gucht, Karel de Commissioner, European Commission
TUR Gürel, Z. Damla Special Adviser to the President on EU Affairs
NLD Halberstadt, Victor Professor of Economics, Leiden University; Former Honorary Secretary General of Bilderberg Meetings
USA Holbrooke, Richard C. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
NLD Hommen, Jan H.M. Chairman, ING Group
USA Hormats, Robert D. Under Secretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs
BEL Huyghebaert, Jan Chairman of the Board of Directors, KBC Group
USA Johnson, James A. Vice Chairman, Perseus, LLC
FIN Katainen, Jyrki Minister of Finance
USA Keane, John M. Senior Partner, SCP Partners
GBR Kerr, John Member, House of Lords; Deputy Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc.
USA Kissinger, Henry A. Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.
USA Kleinfeld, Klaus Chairman and CEO, Alcoa
TUR Koç, Mustafa V. Chairman, Koç Holding A.Ş.
USA Kravis, Henry R. Founding Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
USA Kravis, Marie-Josée Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, Inc.
INT Kroes, Neelie Commissioner, European Commission
USA Lander, Eric S. President and Director, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
FRA Lauvergeon, Anne Chairman of the Executive Board, AREVA
ESP León Gross, Bernardino Secretary General, Office of the Prime Minister
DEU Löscher, Peter Chairman of the Board of Management, Siemens AG
NOR Magnus, Birger Chairman, Storebrand ASA
CAN Mansbridge, Peter Chief Correspondent, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
USA Mathews, Jessica T. President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
CAN McKenna, Frank Deputy Chair, TD Bank Financial Group
GBR Micklethwait, John Editor-in-Chief, The Economist
FRA Montbrial, Thierry de President, French Institute for International Relations
ITA Monti, Mario President, Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
INT Moyo, Dambisa F. Economist and Author
USA Mundie, Craig J. Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Microsoft Corporation
NOR Myklebust, Egil Former Chairman of the Board of Directors SAS, Norsk Hydro ASA
USA Naím, Moisés Editor-in-Chief, Foreign Policy
NLD Netherlands, H.M. the Queen of the
ESP Nin Génova, Juan María President and CEO, La Caixa
DNK Nyrup Rasmussen, Poul Former Prime Minister
GBR Oldham, John National Clinical Lead for Quality and Productivity
FIN Ollila, Jorma Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc
USA Orszag, Peter R. Director, Office of Management and Budget
TUR Özilhan, Tuncay Chairman, Anadolu Group
ITA Padoa-Schioppa, Tommaso Former Minister of Finance; President of Notre Europe
GRC Papaconstantinou, George Minister of Finance
USA Parker, Sean Managing Partner, Founders Fund
USA Pearl, Frank H. Chairman and CEO, Perseus, LLC
USA Perle, Richard N. Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
ESP Polanco, Ignacio Chairman, Grupo PRISA
CAN Prichard, J. Robert S. President and CEO, Metrolinx
FRA Ramanantsoa, Bernard Dean, HEC Paris Group
PRT Rangel, Paulo Member, European Parliament
CAN Reisman, Heather M. Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc.
SWE Renström, Lars President and CEO, Alfa Laval
NLD Rinnooy Kan, Alexander H.G. Chairman, Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER)
ITA Rocca, Gianfelice Chairman, Techint
ESP Rodriguez Inciarte, Matías Executive Vice Chairman, Grupo Santander
USA Rose, Charlie Producer, Rose Communications
USA Rubin, Robert E. Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Secretary of the Treasury
TUR Sabanci Dinçer, Suzan Chairman, Akbank
ITA Scaroni, Paolo CEO, Eni S.p.A.
USA Schmidt, Eric CEO and Chairman of the Board, Google
AUT Scholten, Rudolf Member of the Board of Executive Directors, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG
DEU Scholz, Olaf Vice Chairman, SPD
INT Sheeran, Josette Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
INT Solana Madariaga, Javier Former Secretary General, Council of the European Union
ESP Spain, H.M. the Queen of
USA Steinberg, James B. Deputy Secretary of State
INT Stigson, Björn President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
USA Summers, Lawrence H. Director, National Economic Council
IRL Sutherland, Peter D. Chairman, Goldman Sachs International
GBR Taylor, J. Martin Chairman, Syngenta International AG
PRT Teixeira dos Santos, Fernando Minister of State and Finance
USA Thiel, Peter A. President, Clarium Capital Management, LLC
GRC Tsoukalis, Loukas President, ELIAMEP
INT Tumpel-Gugerell, Gertrude Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
USA Varney, Christine A. Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust
CHE Vasella, Daniel L. Chairman, Novartis AG
USA Volcker, Paul A. Chairman, Economic Recovery Advisory Board
CHE Voser, Peter CEO, Royal Dutch Shell plc
FIN Wahlroos, Björn Chairman, Sampo plc
CHE Waldvogel, Francis A. Chairman, Novartis Venture Fund
SWE Wallenberg, Jacob Chairman, Investor AB
NLD Wellink, Nout President, De Nederlandsche Bank
USA West, F.J. Bing Author
GBR Williams, Shirley Member, House of Lords
USA Wolfensohn, James D. Chairman, Wolfensohn & Company, LLC
ESP Zapatero, José Luis Rodríguez Prime Minister
DEU Zetsche, Dieter Chairman, Daimler AG
INT Zoellick, Robert B. President, The World Bank Group

Reporters;

GBR Bredow, Vendeline von Business Correspondent, The Economist
GBR Wooldridge, Adrian D. Business Correspondent, The Economist

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OBAMA?!? RESIGNATION?!?!? DARE WE DREAM OF THIS MIRACLE??

"I am not a crook"

Does Obama have enough patriotism to do the right thing? Richard Nixon did.....

Well, according to of The American Spectator, this could be a distinct possibility.  “The ‘Bama has screwed up so badly in so many areas that the possibility of his little kingdom crashing to the ground is quite real.  Who knows, this Sestak issue and the oil spill just might be the straw that breaks the camels back.  We can only hope and pray.  Does anybody remember “Tricky Dick”?  Click the pic for the story.

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IS OBAMA OUT OF HIS DEPTH OR IS HE JUST STICKING TO HIS GAME PLAN?

She is right on!

PEGGY NOONAN

Well, I think it is both.  He is out of his depth and he is sticking to his rigid socialistic idealism.  To be intellectually honest, I am just about overwhelmed when I try to quantify this guys failings, foibles and  follies.  There is just too much and I don’t know where to begin.  His extremism, gaffs and intellectual dishonesty is so “off the chart” that I am at a loss.  Thank God for people like Peggy Noonan who writes for the Wall Street Journal.  She has succeeded in a most eloquent and concise manner in outlining this guys conduct and predicament.  Click the pic for the story.  It is an excellent read.

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(UPDATED 06.06.10) WHITE HOUSE DENIES SESTAK WAS OFFERED A JOB TO DROP OUT OF RACE – COULD THIS BE THE COVER-UP THAT GETS OBAMA IN DEEP DEEP TROUBLE? CAN WE SAY…. IMPEACHMENT??

HOW CAN THIS GUY SLEEP AT NIGHT KNOWING THE LIES HE HAS TO PERPETUATE?

Could this be the one that gets Obama?  This issue is just not going away and now the mainstream press has even gotten a hold of it.  As you can tell by Gibbs back-peddling, they are dodging this issue at all costs.  The Obama Administrations handling of this does not pass the smell test and reminds me of when Richard Nixon got caught up in the Watergate break-in.  If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s Barrack Hussein Obama.  It is my gut feeling that this is the most corrupt, in-your-face, treasonous administration America has ever had to endure.  If the Republicans do not grab on to this issue with both hands and sink their teeth into it, and refuse to let go, they are maybe not worth re-electing either.  Click HERE for the story and click the pic for the WH Presser video.  Write your Reps and tell them to get on this!!

Another scandal?  Click Here

This idiot is going to be the ruination of us.  This is SOOOOOOOOOO out of line.  Click here.

UPDATE 05.23.10:  Sestak confirms/reaffirms job offer bribe

UPDATE 05.26.10: GOP calls for investigation

UPDATED 06.06.10 Criminal Evasion

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