Skip to comments.We need a revolution to take back our Congress
Posted on 03/29/2008 1:39:29 PM PDT by nels96
A REVOLUTION TO TAKE BACK THE US CONGRESS by tenurecorrupts.com
I am proposing that we create a popular, bloodless, political revolution in our country.
I believe that it is very necessary, very possible, and very doable.
The object of this revolution is the destruction of the professional political class which currently dominates and corrupts the US Congress.
I am convinced, as are many, many voters, that the bulk of our country's political problems arises out of this 'permanent' Congressional political class, and their devotion to party power and to the financial special interests keeping them in power.
There is a simple method that voters can use to create this revolution: That way is to...NEVER REELECT any Congressional incumbent, in either party, in either the House or the Senate, good guys or bad,. Just NEVER REELECT any of them!
It can be done easily and at no cost. All it takes is a national email campaign by all voters, convincing their friends, and their friends, and their friends, to send out this NEVER REELECT message, frequently, thru out 2008, 2010, and 2012, and maybe longer...Just NEVER REELECT!
If we succeed in doing this for two or three election cycles, we would sharply reduce the rate of successful reelections for the careerist professional politicians, which currently stands at over 98% in the House. Similarly in the Senate. When they find that they are no longer virtually guaranteed to be reelected forever (like Kennedy and Dingle, over 50 years each, just two examples), they will drop out and get jobs elsewhere.
This would leave room for and encourage citizen legislators to run for and win office, using the Internet, without the help of special interests. It would break the back of the special interests who will have to work ten times harder to try to poison a huge batch of freshmen every cycle.
The resulting larger contingent of freshman Congresspeople would enable us, the voters, to call for term limits of "Six Years and Out", and for publicly funded federal elections. Both of these changes would keep the professional politicians and their financial backers on the sidelines for a long, long time.
Let's do it! (Note to all readers: Please feel free to use this message, with or without attribution, for any purpose).
Staying home in November because you don’t like the candidate and want to teach the GOP a lesson won’t get us the Congress back. This is why it is very important to vote in November
Seems like a lot of collateral damage from deliberately electing newbies every cycle.
Very few of us are staying home. We are mad ...oops wrong word .. we are angry and we will vote for CONSERVATIVES running for Local, County, State offices. And we will vote conservative for Congressritters and Senate borz.... if there is one on the ballot.
As for this boy ... I will NOT hold my nose and vote for McLame .. I’ve never voted democrap and not about to start now ... that slot shall remain blank
Trty taking away their pensions, privileges, and making them subject to the same laws they enact for the rest us. they’ll leave in droves.
Nothing in this country will change until our federal government utterly collapses under it's own greed, weight and corruption. I just pray there are enough remaining pieces to rebuild it into something.
YOU DON’T HAVE TO VOTE FOR PRESIDENT. Simply vote for congress positions, and your local and state stuff. That is important. The president position is worthless. Bush has proved that.
We need a true Conservative Party—Now. Remember, once the Republicans were a radical 3rd Party of Anti Mormon, anti-Slavery people. We need to think of a new party to win back House & Senate
I tend to agree with you. It’s too late this go around but we should be working on a Conservative Party. Maybe (I wish) we could get some of the true conservatives to switch.
What we need is a revolution to take our country back from the “elite” of this country.There,fixed.
A failure to vote in November period, only assists a victory for the Rats and this has to be avoided
Put congress back in Constitutional order under it's restrains and POTUS will be forced to abide in it as well the USSC.
That is my planned course of action.
Conservatives need to be grown and nurtured. We just need to find them (they will find us) and support them. Unlike Ross Perot and Reform party, its not just about the White House—we need to take over the state houses, school boards, city halls and congress to make a point before we roll to the White House.
I agree completely with the “clean up your own backyard” approach. I live in AL and made a trip to Montgomery (our state capitol) just last week. Wish other Alabamians would do the same. At least the conservative ones.
The Conservative Party (C) needs to be a national party. It should be started on the internet and some rules listed. 1) what are the Core Beliefs of the CP?
2. Who is a conservative, a partial conservative, and a wanabe conservative. 3. Conservatives need a symbol, an animal of some sort, a Bear? a Bison? or an Owl, (The Whigs had a racoon in 19th Century)
Core Ideas should be simple.
A) Close the Border—Build the Wall.
B) Keep up the military
C) Balance the budget
D) Enforce the laws
E) No to PC foolishness
F) A colorblind society
G) Constitutional Judges-no laws from the bench!
H) Lower Taxes.
I) Reform the schools so they teach the three Rs.
J) End NAFTA or Control it.
K) Send the UN packing to Europe where it belongs.
Maybe you have some ideas as well.
Nice idea; bad outcome.
Just who do you think, under the current rules already in place, will be running the government? Do you really want to turn it over to the bureaucrats, and give the NEA, Unions, Welfare Rights groups, et al — unfettered access?
“A failure to cast a vote for President only assists the Democrat nominee.”
Unfortunately you are correct. Although I don’t like a lot of what McCaine says he will have my vote not so much to vote for him, but to vote AGAINST Obama.
That’s the problem here actually. People don’t always vote for who they want, but sometimes, actually probably almost half the time they are voting against someone, especially in local elections.
Join Alan Keyes at the Million Man March Sept.12-13
Anti-Obama organizations are being united at Freedoms First
for a million man march on Washington.
The permit is secured- AND ALREADY OVER HALF A MILLION AMERICANS HAVE SIGNED UP!
This is the only way we will ever get the attention of our elected officials the MSM and the masses- protest!
From the FreedomsFirst website:
We are moving forward on our rally in Washington D C.
We are working non stop in preparations for this historical event to be held Sept 12-13 2009 at the Lincoln Memorial Reflections pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
As for the time, The million man march that took place a few years age took over 2 years to organize, we are trying to push this through as fast as we can.
To protest in DC you have to have a permit and have approval to use a certain piece of land.
We called ahead of filing for these things. September 12 &13 were the next available days they had.
The other organization, resistnet.com, which was putting together a march for May 30, didnt do this so they were refused their permit. Now they are joining with our group. So, we are doing this absolutely as soon we can.
To have a successful march takes time and organization.
Why are we protesting ?
1. To get the attention of the mainstream media.
2. To demand That Obama Provide proof that he is eligible to be president.
3. To demand that Congress and the Supreme court uphold our constitution.
4. To inform the public on the issue of Obamas ineligibility to be president of the USA.
5. To demand that they can not take our constitutional rights away.
PRESIDENT OBAMA, WE DEMAND THAT YOU BE TRANSPARENT NOW
We will come together in a peaceful rally.
We are proud Americans who fear that we are losing the America we all know and love.
The America where millions have served in our military sacrificing their lives so that we remain free.
A people who honor their flag and understand what it means to fly it and are so proud to do so.
It is time for our voices to be heard loud and clear. Our government is for the people and by the people.
We are Americans who see our rights slipping away as we speak.
It is time our voices are heard.
It is time for us to shout loudly and strongly that we refuse to live under a socialist regime, where our voices are silenced.
Lets take this action now before we awaken one morning and our freedoms are nothing more than a memory.
WE WILL BE UNITED- CHRISTIAN, JEW, BUDDHIST, HINDU, ATHEIST, BLACK AND WHITE.
WE WILL BE ONE- ONE OF MANY WHO STAND AS PATRIOTIC AMERICANS DEMANDING OUR VOICES BE HEARD.
We will be DEMANDING THAT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA ABIDE BY THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
WE DEMAND THE TRANSPARENCY HE PROMISED !!!!!!!!
GOD BLESS US ON THIS RALLY.
WITH YOUR PRAYERS, YOUR DEDICATION AND YOUR HELP, IT WILL BE
AN HISTORICAL, MAGICAL, WONDERFUL SHOW OF THE REAL AMERICA.
We ask you to wear RED, WHITE AND BLUE CLOTHING.
BRING YOUR FLAGS WAVE THEM HIGH.
SIGNS WILL BE PROVIDED- WE WANT TO GIVE THE GREATEST IMPRESSION OF WHO WE ARE AS WE WILL BE SEEN ALL OVER THE WORLD.
UNITED AND PEACEFUL AND WITH CONTROL
WE WILL LEAVE THE GROUNDS AS CLEAN AS THEY WERE GIVEN TO US.
Entertainment will be provided.
We are setting up a wonderful assortment of guest speakers, political and non political, prominent people and many surprises.
Major news networks, including CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. Resistnet.com will also attend.
.We will have live speakers and other entertainment for you.
Alan Keyes and Rev. Manning have already signed. We are close to securing Chuck Norris.
MUCH more to come.
Please make your reservations early as hotels and motels will fill quickly.
. Buses and shuttles will be provided to transport you from your hotels to the on site
.Tents will be provided as shelter for our entertainers and guest speakers.
.We will provide a First Aid Station
with a Registered nurse on duty along with an ambulance to be standing by for emergencies should
. We are planning to have at least ONE THOUSAND porta potties.
.A tent to store emergency water and other supplies should they be needed will be provided.
. A welcome tent for you to pick up flyers with information of scheduled times for our speakers and
entertainment events and other important information including restaurants and areas of
interest, etc will be provided.
Please take the time to sign up so we have an idea of how many people we have attending and to get update emails so you know what to do, where to meet, where to park and what is happening, etc.
TO SIGN UP AND/OR VOLUNTEER YOUR HELP FOR THE RALLY, PLEASE EMAIL STEVE AT email@example.com
THANK YOU WITH OUR HEARTS FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND YOUR COMMITMENT FOR THIS GREAT
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