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Do You Think Your Vote in November Will Restore Freedom?
Post & Email ^ | Sept. 23, 2010 | Ron Ewart

Posted on 09/24/2010 6:10:24 PM PDT by USALiberty

But the bigger question is, can any politician or group of politicians be able to break apart the structures of industrial and financial power that have been built up around a powerful government? Can they for example, limit the power of corporations and the giant industrial complex? Can they roll back the power of the unions? Can they ward off the power of the national and international money changers and power brokers that influence government decisions? The answer of course, is no. Only the people, en masse, can undo that power, if they are of one mind.

The road back to freedom can only be taken by those Americans who demand freedom, no matter what the cost. If elections won’t restore freedom, are there other peaceful ways to reclaim our Constitutional Republic, when the nation is so divided between the millions who want something FROM government and those other millions who want to be left ALONE by government? Can freedom be restored without violence? We teeter on the brink of enslavement and revolution. An ill wind could determine which way the teeter totter will fall.

And even more complicated than the method to restore American freedom, is to define what freedom really means in the year 2010, when over 300,000,000 Americans now reside in the 50 states. In our first revolution to establish freedom, there were only about 3,000,000 people in 13 loosely-knit colonies who claimed to be Americans and wanted to BE Americans, not British subjects. And even just a small portion of those 3,000,000 were willing to take up the sword and the gun against the dictatorial rule of King George III. That small portion won liberty for all Americans. Will a small portion of our 300,000,000 people again be required to restore freedom?

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KEYWORDS: 100yearsofsocialism; kenyanusurper; liberty; marxism
This says it all. We must be CRYSTAL CLEAR.

Conservatism -- REAL conservatism -- means rolling back 100 YEARS of socialist treachery. So YES, I DO want to do away with Social Security, and Medicare, and welfare, and unions, and most federal departments (all those created in the 20th century, to start with), and abortion "rights," and federal regulations on business... the list goes ON AND ON!

1 posted on 09/24/2010 6:10:28 PM PDT by USALiberty
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To: USALiberty

One can only hope.


2 posted on 09/24/2010 6:14:02 PM PDT by doc1019 (Martyrdom is a great thing, until it is your turn.)
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To: USALiberty

Unless they impeach him for the Black Panthers case and the BC - not much will change. The left/Saudis/islam control the 6 TV networks through shareholdings, investments and joint ventures. TV is ALL propaganda and they control it. Yeah yeah Fox/Saudia right.


3 posted on 09/24/2010 6:16:13 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: USALiberty

We didn’t get in this mess over night, and we sure aren’t going to get out of it that way.

But, God willing, we are going to make the first of many steps in the right direction!


4 posted on 09/24/2010 6:20:00 PM PDT by airborne (Why is it we won't allow the Bible in school, but we will in prison? Think about it.)
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To: USALiberty

And TERM LIMITS should definitely be part of the agenda.


5 posted on 09/24/2010 6:20:55 PM PDT by 353FMG (ISLAM - America's inevitable road to destruction.)
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To: USALiberty

It may be to late, but I’ll do my part.


6 posted on 09/24/2010 6:22:22 PM PDT by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: USALiberty

I think it’s more Will They, rather than Can They. Even if most of the new Senators running are victorious and with a whole lot of push from DeMint, I wonder if it will be enough this first round. The continued support of Murkowski by the old guard pretty much says it all. If we can get a strong leader in the House, they might accomplish something. IMO, to say that from now to the end of the year could prove to be very is an understatement.


7 posted on 09/24/2010 6:23:06 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: USALiberty

We have a long way to go but it will be a great start. The first step.


8 posted on 09/24/2010 6:25:17 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ( VIVA la SB 1070!)
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To: USALiberty

Not on your life. Any improvements in Washington as a result of this election will be marginal, at best.


9 posted on 09/24/2010 6:35:09 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. -GW)
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To: airborne

We didn’t get in this mess over night, and we sure aren’t going to get out of it that way.

But, God willing, we are going to make the first of many steps in the right direction!

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I am with you brother. Thank you for your service.


10 posted on 09/24/2010 6:36:11 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (3 great American Thomases: Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine and Thomas Sowell.)
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To: USALiberty

Hell no.

An awake, knowledge-armed, and active citizenry will do that.

This is just the cannon shot to let them know that we weren’t kidding.


11 posted on 09/24/2010 6:38:19 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: USALiberty

No, it is only a start. The heavy load is still in front of us.


12 posted on 09/24/2010 6:39:48 PM PDT by dforest
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To: USALiberty

Not completely. We won’t get all that need to go, but it will a grand beginning to purge that Washington cespool of RINO’s and liberal nut-cases.


13 posted on 09/24/2010 6:42:03 PM PDT by True Grit
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To: USALiberty
It's a start.

Rome wasn't...

We didn't get here overnight.

Entitlement programs have paid off big time for the Dems.

14 posted on 09/24/2010 6:44:23 PM PDT by lonestar
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To: 353FMG
And TERM LIMITS should definitely be part of the agenda.

I have been screaming this for 40 years now! But it seems that no one sees the connection.......

15 posted on 09/24/2010 6:44:27 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: VanDeKoik

They have made it clear they do not care and will not listen.


16 posted on 09/24/2010 6:45:49 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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To: USALiberty

No, but it is the first step on the long journey back to RESTORING the vision of our Founders.

LLS


17 posted on 09/24/2010 6:52:09 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: USALiberty
Every little drop helps.


18 posted on 09/24/2010 7:00:35 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Double your income... Fire the government)
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To: USALiberty

I have little hope that my vote in November will restore anything. There are too many establishment politicians in the GOP (Romney McCain, Graham...the list goes on) who must meet their doom at the hands of patriots in primaries before the Republican party can really begin to roll back the clock. The halfhearted “pledge” to roll things back to 2008 is proof).

At best, in November we get a check on Obama enacting anything else. Maybe start up some investigations.

Then in 2012, we may get a real conservative president and get rid of more RINOs.

Then we can seriously cut government spending by double digit percentages.


19 posted on 09/24/2010 7:08:18 PM PDT by Yet_Again
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To: USALiberty
But the bigger question is, can any politician or group of politicians be able to break apart the structures of industrial and financial power that have been built up around a powerful government?

No, for that you need a leader.

20 posted on 09/24/2010 7:16:11 PM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope for survival.)
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To: USALiberty
No.

I will vote against every incumbent irregardless of party. It will only be when every current politician is gone that there will be even a slim hope of restoring anything...

21 posted on 09/24/2010 7:18:13 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: Frantzie

God controls ALL the networks. Talk about a monopoly!


22 posted on 09/24/2010 7:19:50 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: USALiberty

I don’t know that we would ever know which single vote puts us over the top. I do know, however, that none of the votes not cast will do it...

It’s time to take back the country.


23 posted on 09/24/2010 7:21:45 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: USALiberty

I think the vote in November is a step in the right direction, but I think it will take a while to get where we want to go. The restoration of constitutional order is a very tall order just because of how long it has been in disorder. After generations of ever creeping tyranny, the kind of world that order creates seems quite foreign to many and “consent of the goverened” is essential to success. It will take some convincing for most Americans to accept it as we show them that we really are better off that way.

I think the recent “Pledge to America” is a good start on that journey (although some things in it are just warm fuzzy fluff and at least two essential things are left out - judicial and tax reform). It will start by reining in abuse of power delegated to the Executive, and this is by no means inconsequential especially at a time when we have economic issues stemming directly from a President who believes himself a dictator.

At any rate, I believe next year is going to be a very interesting one on the political front and so I think I will invest in stocks of a popcorn maker. :D


24 posted on 09/24/2010 7:22:07 PM PDT by dajeeps
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To: Yet_Again

I agree that the full measure of healing will only come after a long period of effort, but every war has some point of inflection, some moment when the tide begins to turn, when the weary warriors gather new strength because they see a real chance at victory. November, if it goes well, could be just such a moment, and for that it should not be undervalued.


25 posted on 09/24/2010 7:25:11 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: EternalVigilance

“Not on your life. Any improvements in Washington as a result of this election will be marginal, at best.”

Anyone that expects this country will turn back 100 years of socialism in one election is delusional. The 2010 elections are one step in a long journey.


26 posted on 09/24/2010 7:29:17 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: USALiberty
The writer has posed a false dilemma. Mao Zedong had it right. Political power grows from the barrel of a gun. Neither corporations nor unions can legally use guns. Only the government can do that. Corporations and unions get away with what they do because they have the government gun on their side. Withdraw the government favors to either one and they collapse. Neither corporations nor unions have real "power." Instead they use their money and votes to rent power from the government. It's that link that must be broken.
27 posted on 09/24/2010 7:30:34 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney ( New book, RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. More @ www.book-resistancetotyranny.com)
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To: montanajoe

Soooo ... every single incumbent is a sociopathic communist who has contributed nothing to the cause of freedom? That’s a tough sell.

I for one would trade both Durbin and Burris as a twofer in exchange for just one Inhofe or Coburn or DeMint. And I’d trade Phil Hare and any two, no, any four other Congressmen from either party to get Bachmann. Shoot, for the Bachmann deal I’d even throw in the Mayor of Chicago and Governor Quinn.


28 posted on 09/24/2010 8:17:48 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: USALiberty
The greatest enemy of America is the Federal Court System. They are presently tyrants. Their hold on power must be broken if freedom is to have any chance. Remember the courts really are the ones that control the voting process. They dictate how districts will be drawn. They prevent the institution of voting laws that will prevent voter fraud. Watch their corruption in a close election. They prevent the imposition of laws that would halt the illegal alien invasion cold. The courts protect the treasonous, seditious, and criminal elements of our society and persecute the honorable, honest, and patriotic. Yes the courts are the evil foundation upon which our destruction has been wrought. They must be brought to heel.
29 posted on 09/24/2010 8:30:36 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: USALiberty
Do You Think Your Vote in November Will Restore Freedom?

No. And I don't think my garden will feed the world either. But it helps.

So will my vote in November.

30 posted on 09/24/2010 8:37:59 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (The Doctrine of Nachofication: The belief that everything tastes better with melted cheese.)
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To: USALiberty

I live in AZ. So no.


31 posted on 09/24/2010 8:38:33 PM PDT by discostu (Keyser Soze lives)
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To: USALiberty
As much as I would love to be optimistic about the future, I doubt that one election can undo over a hundred years of totalitarian rule by Washington. Republicanism has been replaced by Nationalism. No country or empire has ever been able to devolve centralized power and authority without a major catastrophe, such as an invasion by another country or a natural disaster. Is it even possible to return to the political philosophy of the Founding Fathers without bloodshed? It took a war to free us from a monarchy in which only about a third of the population supported the revolution. It took a war to destroy state's rights.
32 posted on 09/24/2010 9:02:44 PM PDT by Nosterrex
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To: Springfield Reformer
Every incumbent is part of a corrupt dysfunctional political class that must be totally cut out of the system like a malignant cancer. All must go if there is any hope, no one is irreplaceable and until both the public and the political class realize that there is no hope...
33 posted on 09/24/2010 11:51:47 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: Yet_Again; All
It took Democrats/socialists 100 years of passing Democrat laws like the government healthcare that passed this year. Of course democrats could get away with it because the liberal media had a monopoly. Now that we have the Internet we can see what the Democrats are doing.

IN this this liberal media created reality, it would take 100 years of Republicans with a super majority in the Senate to repeal all these laws and reduce government size.

The liberal media blamed Republicans for the big government created by democrats and will do it again knowing full well Republicans need at least a super majority or 2/3 majority to override an Obama veto.

34 posted on 09/25/2010 4:52:11 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Why is no government creating a product we can hold in our hands like a cell phone..?)
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To: USALiberty

The UN is Americas enemy within. We need to remove this cesspool from American soil. Those politicians we cozy up to thses cretans are cretans themselves. Along with the many issues we face with our newly elected come November is this diabolical shadow government we call the UN


35 posted on 09/25/2010 6:18:20 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (The tides coming in)
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To: montanajoe

No one is irreplaceable, true, but your solution is to cure a brain tumor by replacing the entire brain. Not good logic, and really terrible medicine. Smart citizens who love their country do not kill their government; they reform it. If we don’t have the clarity of values to discern who has been naughty and who has been nice, then no matter who we pick as replacements, our leaders will never be more than a reflection of our own moral ambiguity, and even a wholesale replacement will do nothing to correct the problem. Smart reform, or no reform at all.


36 posted on 09/25/2010 9:03:14 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Springfield Reformer
Then it will be no reform at all because the American electorate has shown over and over it is not smart...

But the simple concept of refusing to vote for any incumbent may be something they can grasp..

37 posted on 09/25/2010 9:42:34 AM PDT by montanajoe
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To: montanajoe

Sweeping generalizations are a trap for the unwary. The American electorate is having a teachable moment. I am not so willing as you to underestimate the educational effect of a direct confrontation with the totalitarian ugliness beneath the leftist mask, such as we are now experiencing.

As to which of us is right, time will tell. But as for me, I will, for purposes of the current exercise, assume that most of my fellow Americans are decent people who are capable of distinguishing proven public servants from totalitarian thugs, and will act accordingly come November and beyond.


38 posted on 09/25/2010 11:14:01 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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