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Movement to Fire Every current Congress Member
Reality Check ^ | 28-Dec-2009 | Rick Donaldson

Posted on 12/30/2009 11:09:56 AM PST by Rick.Donaldson

I haven’t written here in a year. I’ve been busy with life, I’m getting ready for retirement and want to cruise in a boat for a few years. So, I’ve spent time with my family, my wife and we’ve been working on our plans.

But recently I’ve been more and more upset at the lack of caring on the part of many, if not all of the the members of Congress. Both the House and the Senate.

The partisan politics of these two political bodies have come recently under fire by both sides and when this past summer “Tea Parties” were called for, and yelling and screaming at Town Hall meetings became the norm, Congress went on the defensive, hiding in their offices.

Now, the biggest, worst possible “Health Care” bill has been passed. 64% of Americans DO NOT WANT THIS.

What this means, quite simply is that a majority of American do not want the Government to take over the control of the health system in the United States. Yes, we all understand that medical expenses are high. Yes, we understand that sometimes insurance companies can, and do drop people for no reason, or disallow people with ‘preexisting conditions’ (Hello, insurance is to INSURE against something and it’s a BET).

Why on Earth do we want the Government to FORCE us to BET on something? Working at a government facility I can tell you they won’t even ALLOW you to go look and see what the latest lotto numbers were. Funny, the LOTTO is a government run system isn’t it? Why won’t the GOVERNMENT let me look up a lotto number and yet they want to FORCE me to purchase a “lotto ticket against being ill”????

But, I digress.

Among the chief issues here is the fact that I, as an individual simply want to be LEFT the HELL alone. I work, I pay taxes (MORE than I SHOULD have to). I care for my family. I help the neighbors when they need it. I donate to charities.

Why should Congress IGNORE me? I’m a voting citizen in this country (of course a lot of ILLEGAL aliens are also voters now too….but again, I digress).

It is TIME for Congress to come to the realization that they are NOT Royalty.

Congress members are NOT Kings, Queens, Princes or Princesses even though they perhaps believe they are.

They are not BETTER than me.

They are JUST LIKE ME. They put on their pants the same way I do, and they too, eat, sleep and excrete.

They WORK for ME. I do NOT work for them. I am not here to pay their bills, or to make sure that they have credit, or to be taxed into oblivion.

As of now, I REFUSE to let them continue in the direction they are headed.

I am calling for the removal of each and every member of Congress, both the House, and the Senate, by the legal means we have left.

They MUST learn a lesson. They are there only because we allow them. It is time to DISALLOW this current group of Congress people.

Fire them ALL.

In the next election - I urge you to VOTE against all of the current, sitting persons. Anyone who is running, and is new, regardless of their party affiliation is fair game to vote FOR.

Remove every sitting Congress person, HOUSE and SENATE - good or bad, right or left.

Send a message to Congress that they work for us, not the other way around.


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: congress; fire; house; senate
Here's something for your Tax Day Tea Party. Steep this in Hot Water for awhile.

Congress, you're fired.

1 posted on 12/30/2009 11:09:57 AM PST by Rick.Donaldson
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To: Rick.Donaldson
Movement to Fire Every current Congress Member,

there is probably a solid 10% to 15% republicans in the house and senate you do NOT want to remove...

after that, I give you that premise....

2 posted on 12/30/2009 11:12:40 AM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: Rick.Donaldson

Even the ones who voted against healthcare and bailouts? Wow, way to throw an infantile tantrum.


3 posted on 12/30/2009 11:14:59 AM PST by LouD ("against all enemies, foreign and domestic...")
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To: Rick.Donaldson

“The partisan politics of these two political bodies have come recently under fire by both sides”

Uh,....... it’s only partisan when you don’t agree with a liberal.


4 posted on 12/30/2009 11:15:54 AM PST by caver (Obama's first goals: allow more killing of innocents and allow the killers of innocents to go free.)
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To: Rick.Donaldson
Excellent!

It is time for "We, the People" to rediscover the ideas of America's Founders--people who were wise and passionate about liberty!

It was the Founders' genius in devising and structuring a constitutional form of self-government that made America prosperous and a beacon for liberty in the world.

As Benjamin responded upon exiting Constitution Hall, the Framers of our "system of government" left us, "A Republic, if you can keep it."

Although others of his day, including John Quincy Adams, referred to it as a "democratic Republic," none ever called it a "democracy," as to form. As a matter of fact, the Founders explained in their writings how they rejected a purely democratic form of government, in favor of self-government by "the People" themselves, through free and frequent elections of representatives who would be accountable to them.

The Founders' written Constitution, structuring "self-government" for a free people, set up a representative form of government for a reason. According to Jefferson, it was intended to "lace them up straitly within the enumerated powers. . . ," or to "bind them down by the chains of the Constitution."

What we need today is a revival of the Founders' ideas of liberty. We do not need, as Ferrarro puts it, "fundamental reform of our system of government." We need a rediscovery of the ideas underlying our form of government and a return by "We, the People" to demanding that the people we elect to positions of power in Washington are limited by the "enumerated powers" and the "chains of the Constitution."

The constitutional mechanisms are in place, left there by the Framers, but "We, the People's" ignorance of its provisions, and failure to hold our representatives accountable is the problem which needs attention. For instance, no Constitutional amendment by the method prescribed in Article V of the Constitution has been enacted to expand the taxing and spending powers under the so-called "General Welfare" Clause. If the people today understood what the founding generations understood, they would rise up and bring their representatives home, replacing them with individuals who would adhere to the Constitution's strict limits on power.

What we need is not a reform of our "system of government," but a revolutionary revival of the ideas of liberty already incorporated into our documents of freedom--the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.

So-called "conservatives" who love liberty and can do so should use web sites and whatever means they have at hand to spark the minds and hearts of citizens by educating them in those ideas. See

5 posted on 12/30/2009 11:17:03 AM PST by loveliberty2
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To: Rick.Donaldson

I’m with you. Even the so-called “good ones” have, for the most part, been there far longer than they should be. Career politicians are bad for any government. While we’re at it, congressional staffs need to be cut to no more than 5, maybe 3. If something they’re doing needs more than that, they shouldn’t be doing it. And, those staffs are tied to the representative, not the office.


6 posted on 12/30/2009 11:20:32 AM PST by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: Rick.Donaldson

I agree. If we the people don’t send a message quickly that the elected officials are not a “ruling class” unto themselves, then their actions in office will only become more and more like those of a ruling class. Time to throw all the bums out and do a better job of electing those that will listen to their constituients under fear of being tossed out.


7 posted on 12/30/2009 11:20:45 AM PST by OB1kNOb (Bitter FReeping, gun toting, Bible clinging, family loving, Obama despising, Right Wing Extremist.)
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To: Rick.Donaldson

Many conservatives live in districts with right-thinking representatives and Senators (personally, I have Michael McCaul, Cornyn and Hutchinson ... not thrilled with Hutchinson on the cloture vote, but the other two are fine).

Having conservatives target conservatives is a recipe for losing the few districts we hold right now (and possibly getting a bigger Democrat majority). Target Democrats and RINOS ... the ones responsible for the bill. Targeting the good guys is a lousy idea.

SnakeDoc


8 posted on 12/30/2009 11:21:28 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (Ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders ...)
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To: Rick.Donaldson

Throwing all of Congress out is greatly overreaching, but I understand your feelings about it. There are a handful of decent, conservative politicians that I don’t want removed from Congress.


9 posted on 12/30/2009 11:23:07 AM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: Rick.Donaldson

Wow, this is the SECOND letter posted with a similar message to Congress here this morning...I sense a pattern...


10 posted on 12/30/2009 11:24:31 AM PST by Mister Muggles (.Seattle: A city full of Liberal men with vaginas.)
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To: Rick.Donaldson

I’d keep Michelle Bahcmann and Mike Pence.


11 posted on 12/30/2009 11:25:33 AM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Vaquero

You are right. Can’t fire them all. Mike Pence is one of the good guys. We need more like him.


12 posted on 12/30/2009 11:36:24 AM PST by SamiGirl
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Not a single congressman would stand up and question obama’s
legitimacy, I say fire the whole bunch


13 posted on 12/30/2009 11:36:56 AM PST by manonCANAL
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To: manonCANAL
Not a single congressman would stand up and question obama’s
legitimacy, I say fire the whole bunch

and while your at it shoot yourself in the foot and cut off your nose to spite your face....

14 posted on 12/30/2009 11:43:59 AM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: manonCANAL

I’m going to tell you all something....

First of all you have to have the BALLS to stand up and try to fire them all.

Secondly, I understand we can’t probably do it because there are too many out there that can’t really SEE the problem (The problem being that many of these people are ENTRENCHED in Congress and have been forever). They see themselves as “American Royalty”.

Thirdly, everyone seems to think, “It’s all those other Congress critters out there, MINE IS FINE.”

Well, the fact is, yours ISN’T FINE. I don’t have Conservatives here. Used to have Joel Hefley and while he was “doing a good job” even to me, today, I’d fire the man in a heart beat. He too had a ‘big head’ and felt that it was beneath him to have discussions with his constituents.

Until Congress, in particular Senators realize they are here to do ONE THING, protect the RIGHTS of the PEOPLE, FIRST and FOREMOST it’s time to remove them all.

Let them re-run some other time and by all MEANS put them back in office, after the lesson-learned session is over.

If the People of this Country do NOT have the fortitude to stand up and defend their own individual liberties here and NOW with the LEGAL means to do so - and no this is not a ‘tantrum’ at ALL - then at some point you WILL be forced to stand up and FIGHT for those rights or give up like a sheep.

One way or the other, you still have a choice. If you chose to ignore the problem, you are simply exacerbating the problem.

Arguing that my thinking is illogical only shows that you certainly haven’t either read what I said, or you simply disagree there’s a problem.


15 posted on 12/30/2009 11:51:15 AM PST by Rick.Donaldson (http://www.transasianaxis.com - Please visit for latest on Russia/China/DPRK et al.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

And Jim DeMint.


16 posted on 12/30/2009 11:59:58 AM PST by gimme1ibertee ("In a time of universal deceit,telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act"-George Orwell)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
I’d keep Michelle Bachmann and Mike Pence.

And Jim DeMint, Jon Kyle, Orrin Hatch, James Inhofe

No doubt, quite a few others. You simply don't throw out the baby with the bathwater. Furthermore, you must reward your friends and punish your enemies. If you punish everyone, you'll never have any friends.

But we do need to focus on making sure rock-ribbed conservatives are nominated by the Republicans and then supporting their election. It's critical to show up at party meetings in droves and outvote the RINOs at every step in the process!!!

17 posted on 12/30/2009 12:05:58 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from The Right Stuff)
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To: Rick.Donaldson
The "movement" already exists.

Go to http://goooh.com/

18 posted on 12/30/2009 12:07:29 PM PST by Renkluaf
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To: Rick.Donaldson
Fire them ALL.

Hey Rick,

Your "fire them all" strategy is stupid.

19 posted on 12/30/2009 12:19:51 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Rick.Donaldson
I’m going to tell you all something.... First of all you have to have the BALLS to stand up and try to fire them all.

You're going to tell us all something?

Idiot.

20 posted on 12/30/2009 12:21:36 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Mister Muggles

I made two posts, one was a letter to Congress. The other was to the public. Both of those were written a few days ago on my own blog. I was reposting them.

If you dont like it, report it. If you aren’t going to report it and you’re going to sit on your ass while Congress makes you into a Subject of the Royal States of America while they make themselves High Lords and Ladies, that’s fine with me.

If you all can’t get the point that the LAST CHANCE to do something by firing these people legally is in your hands now, then it will be too late when the shots start getting fired.

Personally, I’d like to head that problem off before it starts.

If you all are too ignorant of what is truly going on around you, try visiting, oh, I dunno, say a PUB and listen to the talk. Or you know, a movie theater. Try just talking in line to people in the grocery and see just how pissed off Americas... a MAJORITY of Americans are right now.

I didn’t write that letter based on one incident. I’m not some spring chicken that just woke up. I’ve been around this site many years, and may years BEFORE I actually signed up I was a lurker here.

Don’t assume me to be some ignorant person. I’m not.


21 posted on 12/30/2009 1:36:26 PM PST by Rick.Donaldson (http://www.transasianaxis.com - Please visit for latest on Russia/China/DPRK et al.)
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To: FreeReign

And your head is planted quite firmly up your ass. LOL


22 posted on 12/30/2009 1:37:20 PM PST by Rick.Donaldson (http://www.transasianaxis.com - Please visit for latest on Russia/China/DPRK et al.)
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To: Rick.Donaldson

Lay off of the abuse button. You have no clean hands here and the whining to the mods is unbecoming.


23 posted on 12/30/2009 1:45:10 PM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: Rick.Donaldson

Put your flaps down before you become airborn,ok Gumby? I really LIKED your posts...and the idea behind of my reply was I think there should be MORE letters like this EVERYONE to Congress and that your message was very direct and exactly on target...however your reactive hostility and attack in “gunz-a-blazing” mode seems strange. Too much coffee?


24 posted on 12/30/2009 2:46:27 PM PST by Mister Muggles (.Seattle: A city full of Liberal men with vaginas.)
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