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Dear Mr. President, We are still a free country
Feb 2, 2010 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 02/02/2010 12:03:11 PM PST by Jim Robinson

Dear Mr. President,

We are still a free country with a constitution and our God-given unalienable individual rights. You can't just order people to purchase your health insurance plan. The congress does not have the constitutional authority to enact your socialist health care plan anyway. The federal government has no authority to involve itself in health care issues.

And your plan is most definitely socialism whether you care to admit it or not. And it's unconstitutional.

But I do love your methodology. No matter what the problem, all we have to do is throw more federal money at it and magically it is solved. Too bad you have no such solution for the national debt.

By the way, if you're such a big believer in "pay go" why are you taking us trillions of dollars deeper into debt with your continued asinine spending habits?

Also, too bad you think the federal government should involve itself in every problem area facing our society. Perhaps you should review the constitution and per chance discover the actual seventeen enumerated powers of the federal government. And while you're at it, please review the tenth amendment and then get your nose out of the people's business.

Regards,

Jim Robinson

P.S.

You're still an idiot.


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1 posted on 02/02/2010 12:03:11 PM PST by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen.


2 posted on 02/02/2010 12:04:26 PM PST by tongue-tied
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To: Jim Robinson

Hear, hear!


3 posted on 02/02/2010 12:04:30 PM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bravo!


4 posted on 02/02/2010 12:04:30 PM PST by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bump!


5 posted on 02/02/2010 12:05:37 PM PST by Touch Not the Cat
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To: Jim Robinson
. No matter what the problem, all we have to do is throw more federal money at it and magically it is solved.

B/BS knows throwing more money at the problem will not resolve our financial problems. His sole intent with taking the people's money is to expand government per his socialist agenda. He is using the Cloward-Piven Strategy to accomplish this goal.
6 posted on 02/02/2010 12:06:32 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Jim Robinson

B=BO/BS


7 posted on 02/02/2010 12:07:13 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Man50D

From this vantage point his Cloward -Piven Strategy is going to result in more Argentina than statist Europe.


8 posted on 02/02/2010 12:08:47 PM PST by riri (Resistance-It's the New Black)
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To: Jim Robinson

Too bad it falls on deaf (and dumb) ears.


9 posted on 02/02/2010 12:10:13 PM PST by Lucky9teen (A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is just putting on its shoes.)
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To: Lucky9teen
Too bad it falls on deaf (and dumb) ears.

Not to mention over-sized...

10 posted on 02/02/2010 12:13:44 PM PST by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Jim Robinson

BTTT!


11 posted on 02/02/2010 12:14:16 PM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Lucky9teen

Methinks more and more people are getting hearing aids! Not fast enough for me... but BO looks and smells worse every time he opens his mouth.


12 posted on 02/02/2010 12:14:32 PM PST by myrabach
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen....


13 posted on 02/02/2010 12:14:46 PM PST by just me (Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. (John Adams)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sorry but I don’t agree that we are in a free country.

I grew up in a free country but that is all that is left with the exception of the “illusion” that we are free that remains.


14 posted on 02/02/2010 12:14:46 PM PST by jongaltsr (It)
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To: All
Just in case anyone is interested in my opinion - a (not born here) American - a terrified America lover who sees that we are getting nowhere - here it is:

First: a terrible speech full of lie, given by an angry sociopath and he goes up 12 points - meaning that American people, for the most part, are stupid enough to not help to save the country from this man. I don't trust the American Spirit anymore. Got all excited because we won 3 elections...see what they voted for just this last week in Congress..and Bernanke reelected. They are simply laughing at us because they see that, even after all the noise in the townhalls and teaparties - they are still passing anything they want. They are just laughing at us for our very very small victories that we are so proud of and then we go back to sleep.

Second: Kirk in MA is still voting: the guy was an interim senator, therefore his right to vote ended the day of the elections - he is still voting even though everybody was saying that we would be on the steps of the Capitol if Brown was not seated in the senate the day after he won. Where is the outrage now ??? None from the republican in Congress - nobody went to the Capitol and Brown is happy to talk on Leno while Kirk is the 60th vote for several BAD votes in the senate since he lost the election. And we blog...

Third: Very few people talked about Lech Walesa - Rush a little bit - Walesa was here to give us a warning (this man is a hero in Europe) - that America is lost if we don't react very fast. Nobody is reacting or standing up. He knows. He knows we are loosing it and he told us.

Fourth: Here is so many things happening right now - like this form where children have to read Alinski in school. Where is the REAL revolt and real move or vote to stop that? We blog..

Fifth: Gays in the Military??? If you don't think our "normal" soldiers are not going to be arrested for "discrimination" every time a gay guy will panic in front of the enemy and will risk the life of our soldiers and some of our soldiers will be angry - think again - the "normal" soldier - the one who was almost killed - will be the one who will go to jail for "discrimination" against a "minority" Our army is also dead - the US Army is also dead. PC killed it - last example is Ft Hood. And we blog...

Sixth: I don't see any republican in the Congress or Senate starting a true revolt against that destructive and foreign government. No revolt to seat Brown and have a filibuster right - they would not use it anyway because they are cowards and traitors themselves. - nothing at all - seems to me that they are all in to destroy America. No revolt when they see NASA defunded. No revolt when they see that Russia is testing new planes and we are cutting defense budget. NOBODY reacted to the fact that yesterday a test anti missile DID NOT WORK - an American anti missile did not work ...we blog

We are loosing it on every single front - Education, Defense, Budget, War on terror...they are succeeding at destroying America from within WITHOUT A PEEP from anyone! I see the image in my head of a big strong balloon getting smaller and smaller and going down and down, slowly so nobody really notice the balloon is smaller.

I have been saying and warning everybody since a while now on Fr at the risk of passing for a nutjob - from someone like me who knows socialism/marxism because I come from Europe. I had a sudden big hope with the elections lately, but I lost my hope for the reason I showed above. These new elections are useless. I know you don't agree but I am just telling you. Brown will sign stuff with the democrats very certainly, like McCain, like all the others. I don't see any true revolt or true strong movement from the elected officials to finally stand up and say: that's enough - we got to stop that guy - he is destroying our country. I don't see that anywhere - I am talking facts.

All the judges are corrupt or liberals, which means the same to me - more and more Americans are getting help from the government - therefore will always vote democrats from now on - more and more government workers with the size of government growing every day - they will also always vote democrats from now on - and that is exactly how you succeed with communism. More assisted people - more vote for them. And..voila...That's the ultimate plan.

Everything which is voted now will be awfully hard to remove, or may never be removed. The Army, the schools, the debts, the entitlements, the growth of government, welfare, healthcare...we are done...that's it. They will pass healthcare in little bits in other bills - opening hundreds more government offices with thousands of more gov workers - Graham wants cap and trade..

We are loosing our country and Paul Revere is nowhere to be seen.


15 posted on 02/02/2010 12:15:18 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Please, open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: Lucky9teen
Too bad it falls on deaf (and dumb) ears.

You forgot big...


16 posted on 02/02/2010 12:16:39 PM PST by JohnLongIsland
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To: myrabach

Yep. Every time I think I can’t stand him or his agenda more....another day comes along, and lo and behold, there he his on the tv or radio, spewing his empty rhetoric.

I think that Hope and Change is finally kicking in and people are waking up fast! Praise God!

Beck is helping too (enlightening/educating)...IMO


17 posted on 02/02/2010 12:17:20 PM PST by Lucky9teen (A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is just putting on its shoes.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m signing on to your letter. He IS an idiot. And he is crushing the American independent spirit just as fast he and his creepy cabal of socialists are able. How long do we have to wait to impeach this nutcase for his economic stupidity, his lack of concern for our security and his failure to uphold his oath of office?


18 posted on 02/02/2010 12:19:25 PM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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To: American Dream 246

You sound like my husband, word for word. Unfortunately, I have to agree.

I find it harder and harder to believe “elections” or the “political process” is going to “reset” America.

IMO, war is coming and it’s going to be domestic.


19 posted on 02/02/2010 12:22:55 PM PST by Lucky9teen (A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is just putting on its shoes.)
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To: Jim Robinson

WELL SAID.


20 posted on 02/02/2010 12:23:36 PM PST by karnage (worn arguments and old attitudes)
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To: American Dream 246

“loosing” our country? I think you mean “losing” our country.


21 posted on 02/02/2010 12:25:25 PM PST by karnage (worn arguments and old attitudes)
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To: Jim Robinson
We are still a free country

Not when we have to undergo a strip-search at the airports, we're not. They can call it "virtual", but there's nothing "virtual" about it. When they can see under your clothes, that's an actual strip-search.

22 posted on 02/02/2010 12:25:34 PM PST by my_pointy_head_is_sharp (Be strip-searched by scanners! Buy ObamaCare or go to jail! The Totalitarians have taken over!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Idiot


23 posted on 02/02/2010 12:28:15 PM PST by Semper Mark (Life is a series of sucker punches. Protect yourself at all times.)
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To: Jim Robinson
If the Commerce Clause were truly intended to be a "blank check", then Congress could theoretically legislate any area of our lives. Even purely intrastate activities can be theorized (and have been) to have ripple effects on commerce in other states.

In spite of some truly awful Supreme Court decisions (beginning in the 1940's after FDR threatened to pack the Court with socialists), that's not what the Founders intended. Likewise, the "General Welfare" clause. Powers granted to the Federal Government's branches were "enumerated" for a reason. Otherwise, why bother to spell them out and explicitly reserve all other powers "to the states or to the people"?

I have never heard a liberal answer that question well, or honestly. They cannot because as our Founders knew, our rights come from God; we loan power to the government to protect those rights, not to rule us.

24 posted on 02/02/2010 12:29:59 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: karnage
“loosing” our country? I think you mean “losing” our country.

Sorry..my accent is no very good for perfect english..but not an excuse :-) I hope I did not say a bad word...sometimes I see my friends try not to laugh and I think...darn...I said something wrong again.
25 posted on 02/02/2010 12:30:38 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Please, open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: Jim Robinson

He’s an idiotic statist ideologue.


26 posted on 02/02/2010 12:31:41 PM PST by izzatzo
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To: American Dream 246; Jim Robinson

I wasn’t born here either American Dream and understand exactly what you’re saying. We’ve been going down this road for decades and are only now awakening. It will take time to reset what they’ve done. We’ve had the town hall meetings and tea parties and that’s only the beginning. There’s a fight in the horizen and I believe the American people will win.


27 posted on 02/02/2010 12:33:55 PM PST by bronxville
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To: Jim Robinson

I pray every day that the Lord would stop Obama’s lying mouth.


28 posted on 02/02/2010 12:34:52 PM PST by thethirddegree
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To: American Dream 246

“Sorry..my accent is no very good for perfect english..but not an excuse :-)”

Your mistake was a common one, and not offensive. And congratulations on your command of English. A huge percentage of Americans couldn’t have typed something as coherent as you just posted.

More Americans should be like you.


29 posted on 02/02/2010 12:36:15 PM PST by brownsfan (The average American: Uninformed, and unconcerned.)
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To: Jim Robinson

“No matter what the problem, all we have to do is throw more federal money at it and magically it is solved.”

And blame Bush! Dear Reader can not accept faults because he has none, right? Am I right?!


30 posted on 02/02/2010 12:38:00 PM PST by JenB987 (under God's Spirit she flourishes)
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To: Jim Robinson
There was a time when the medical profession had much more respect among the populace than they do now. I think the coldness of the medicare/medicaid bureaucracies and the layers of bureaucrats have soured people on medicine and it practice. Abortion and euthanasia have also made people cynical about modern medicine. Obama will further all of these dehumanizing problems.CushingWpatient
31 posted on 02/02/2010 12:38:15 PM PST by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: brownsfan
Your mistake was a common one, and not offensive. And congratulations on your command of English. A huge percentage of Americans couldn’t have typed something as coherent as you just posted. More Americans should be like you.

Thank you so much. You warm my heart :-)
32 posted on 02/02/2010 12:39:41 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Please, open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: Jim Robinson

We think alike. New tag line this morning.


33 posted on 02/02/2010 12:41:47 PM PST by listenhillary (Obama's answer to every problem is ever more government, he has no other answers.)
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To: Jim Robinson

IBTZ? Bring on the kitties!

Seriously, harumph!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JN99jshaQbY


34 posted on 02/02/2010 12:42:18 PM PST by CSM (The only reason a conservative should reach across the aisle is to slap a little sense into a lib!)
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To: American Dream 246

A minor typo in an otherwise good post!


35 posted on 02/02/2010 12:44:10 PM PST by karnage (worn arguments and old attitudes)
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To: izzatzo

But O just told the Republicans “I’m not an ideologue! I’m NOT!”

He almost held his breath a stamped his feet, but Rahm shook his head at him.


36 posted on 02/02/2010 12:44:14 PM PST by listenhillary (Obama's answer to every problem is ever more government, he has no other answers.)
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To: Jim Robinson

What he said!


37 posted on 02/02/2010 12:47:36 PM PST by T Minus Four (Donate to Haiti now and sponsor a Haitian child for the long term - Worldvision.com)
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To: bronxville
There’s a fight in the horizen and I believe the American people will win.

My fear is that we are dealing with a narcissist dictator and American people are fighting with the rules of law...this is not going to work with what we have in the congress now. They don't care at all about us and our teaparties.

As I said before - we will NOT be able - unless miracle but I never saw that anywhere - to go back and close all these new gov offices and fire all these new gov workers - and stop all these entitlements, affirmative action in Universities et al - unemployment benefits going now for years - in France, they get more money not working than trying to find a job.

That's my fear. All these people are democrats voters of course. They will not want to loose all these great benefits. And that's where we are loosing.
38 posted on 02/02/2010 12:47:54 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Please, open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: American Dream 246

Once other countries refuse to buy our debt, a great sobering will happen in DC.


39 posted on 02/02/2010 12:50:22 PM PST by listenhillary (Obama's answer to every problem is ever more government, he has no other answers.)
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To: American Dream 246

I’m proud you’re an American. You’re an example.


40 posted on 02/02/2010 12:51:50 PM PST by T Minus Four (Donate to Haiti now and sponsor a Haitian child for the long term - Worldvision.com)
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To: Lucky9teen

All the people I know who were not born here are as terrified as I am. We have nowhere to go for true freedom if we loose...lose...now I am lost - gotta check my dictionary. Got it: if we lose America.


41 posted on 02/02/2010 12:52:41 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Please, open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: American Dream 246

Heartfelt thanks for your post and your wisdom!!!


42 posted on 02/02/2010 12:53:08 PM PST by righteousindignation
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To: T Minus Four

Thank you T Minus Four. Fr is the only place where I get some hope, from time to time. Thank you all :-)


43 posted on 02/02/2010 12:55:50 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Please, open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Great job Jim. You don’t know how important your standing up is.

Pray for America and Jim Robertson


44 posted on 02/02/2010 12:56:47 PM PST by bray (Throw All the Bums Out, starting with McCain)
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To: listenhillary

So I noticed-that’s the reason I contradicted him with the truth. But, in truth, he’s much worse than an ideologue, he’s a great danger to all of us who are freedom loving and support the “Founding.”


45 posted on 02/02/2010 12:57:21 PM PST by izzatzo
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To: Jim Robinson
You can't just order people to purchase your health insurance plan.

The congress does not have the constitutional authority to enact your socialist health care plan anyway.

The federal government has no authority to involve itself in health care issues.

Jim, I don't think this dork cares what he legally can or cannot do.

Maybe we need to talk louder.

46 posted on 02/02/2010 1:07:36 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: righteousindignation

Thank you :-)


47 posted on 02/02/2010 1:10:07 PM PST by American Dream 246 (Please, open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Obama is truly the Prince of Lies.


48 posted on 02/02/2010 1:13:15 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is..." - Milton)
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To: Jim Robinson

49 posted on 02/02/2010 1:17:29 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Jim Robinson

Dear Jim,

You can’t talk to us that way! We’re your leaders!

Look for a new Fairness Doctrine for the internet coming soon.

Now pay your taxes and have a nice day.

Sincerely,

Your friends on the American Left


50 posted on 02/02/2010 1:20:41 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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