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  • gatorblue3 gatorblue3 Sep 9, 2011 8:51 PM Flag

    YOU SHOULD PASS THIS BILL RIGHT NOW

    And the alternative to Obama was...MCCAIN! An even bigger loser! Let's face it both parties canditates last election and this election are idiots. What we need is a moderate third party. Anything but Democrats and Republicans.

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    • 545 vs. 300,000,000 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.

    • Why don't you write in Ralph Nader then!

    • I'm with you all except for the "moderate" part.

      If you wiped out all the extremist wackjob democrats and then picked the most moderate from what was left, MAYBE then.

      -web

 
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