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Obama and The Democrats Plot To Control America: The Worst is yet to come
am thinker ^ | 3/17/14 | e lasky

Posted on 03/17/2014 5:22:37 AM PDT by bestintxas

Barack Obama’s presidency will come to an end. The legacy of pain he will leave behind will not -- at least for years to come. He and his fellow Democrats plan to keep their grip on the levers of power-even if they lose control of Congress and the White House. And they will do so with “invisible hands” gone but not forgotten.

Every first-term president has a single compelling desire: to win a second term. But for Obama and his liberal allies to accomplish a second major goal, to “fundamentally transform America,” requires more than two terms. Their agenda depends on fundamentally transforming our government and how its vast powers will be deployed.

How was this done?

The trillion-dollar so called “stimulus” bill was the first major step to vastly increase our spending and deficits. It was a sign of things to come. Budget-breaking binges have followed with no serious efforts to control our massive federal debt. The Democrats have run up more red ink than all previous administrations combined.

The entitlement crisis has been a crisis that has not been allowed to go to waste. Under Obama’s feeble economy and sputtering “recovery” (the weakest in modern history), spending on welfare, food stamps, and disability payments have soared. Hooking people onto the government IV line is an excellent way to increase dependency and the number of future dependable Democrats. It is also an excellent way to bankrupt America.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


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Unhidden, by and large, Obama's work will be felt by generations.

Meanwhile, we have a lot of Freepers cringe when the word "impeachment" or "Constitutional Convention by the States" is brought up.

The Founders had it a lot harder for them. We are watching our country go to hell right in front of our eyes.

1 posted on 03/17/2014 5:22:37 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

Agreed...

FR has been infiltrated by the same groups that want America reduced to 3rd world status...

While we sit and argue over methodology to change the course, the Progressives advance in lock-step NEVER giving an inch & NEVER retreating...

It will take DECADES to reverse the current damage... I’m not sure many here have the stomach or backbone for the long haul...


2 posted on 03/17/2014 5:31:58 AM PDT by bfh333 (William Wallace was right! ~~~ FRRRREEEEEEEEEEEDOM ~~~)
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To: bestintxas

“As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.”
-—H.L. Mencken, the Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920

I saw this the other day and it stuck in my mind.
Is it a correct quote from Mencken? I do not know, but it sure is a correct quote from someone.


3 posted on 03/17/2014 5:32:21 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: bestintxas
"We are watching our country go to hell right in front of our eyes."

Agree.
And doing nothing about it cept bitch. Yes, that includes me. . .

4 posted on 03/17/2014 5:32:58 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Meanwhile, back at the Ranch. . . . . ZERO still as stupid and incompetent as ever! ! !)
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To: bestintxas
Staffing at government agencies (think Lois Lerner) will have a huge impact.

The government agencies (EPA NSA, IRS, NLRB,...) have been packed with fellow travelers who will promote the Progressive agenda regardless of who holds political office.

These agencies need term limits, not politicians.

5 posted on 03/17/2014 5:35:52 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Historians will refer to this administration as "The Half-Black Plague.")
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To: bestintxas

The USA will never be the same after Obama. The milquetoast GOP leadership will never have the will to tear down the entitlement society created under Obama and even Obamacare will never be repealed. The USA Reagan envisioned as a shining city on a hill and a beacon of freedom to the world is no more and I doubt will ever be seen again. We have lost a national vision and the nation that put men on the moon, resisted Communist world domination and maintained peace in the world has been forever destroyed by Obama. Even the freedom and liberty created by our Constitution has been eroded to the point where we are no longer seen as a free society.


6 posted on 03/17/2014 5:37:26 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: bestintxas

I’m all for impeachment. A Constitutional Convention, not so much. My feeling is, that with the bunch that is in control of the Country now, the Constitution is better left as is. Once the Democrats and their surrogates masquerading as a political Party, the Republicans get hold of it and start working on it, you won’t be able to recognize the finished product when they are through.


7 posted on 03/17/2014 5:38:55 AM PDT by sport
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To: bfh333
This country's problem is spiritual, not political or economic. Our loss of freedom (political decay) and prosperity (economic decay) are symptoms of our loss of authentic faith in God. A righteous, healthy nation would have laughed at the likes of Barack Obama running for President.

If you don't fix the cause, fixing the symptoms is just wasting your time.

8 posted on 03/17/2014 5:40:18 AM PDT by Campion ("Social justice" begins in the womb)
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To: bestintxas
"When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt,
but protects the corrupt from you -
you know your nation is doomed."

-Ayn Rand

9 posted on 03/17/2014 5:43:38 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Tupelo
http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/whitehousemoron.asp

Is it a correct quote from Mencken?

TRUE

The larger the mob, the harder the test. In small areas, before small electorates, a first-rate man occasionally fights his way through, carrying even the mob with him by force of his personality. But when the field is nationwide, and the fight must be waged chiefly at second and third hand, and the force of personality cannot so readily make itself felt, then all the odds are on the man who is, intrinsically, the most devious and mediocre — the man who can most easily adeptly disperse the notion that his mind is a virtual vacuum.

The Presidency tends, year by year, to go to such men. As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

10 posted on 03/17/2014 5:43:57 AM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: sport
All a CC can do is propose amendments for ratification by the states. They have the same power Congress has right now, IOW. But they aren't Congress! -- that's the difference.
11 posted on 03/17/2014 5:44:21 AM PDT by Campion ("Social justice" begins in the womb)
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To: bfh333

I think the problem with many is that they believe that this can all go away with the next election. That is what keeps us paralyzed to inaction.

If the dems cheat or we lose in 2014, we will once again do nothing and swear that if we just win the 2016 election, we can turn all this back.

No matter what happens, the left isn’t going away. Win or lose they will keep up the pressure. Americans no longer control the Government, it is now a global body that operates outside the Constitution.

The idea is that the US, Mexico and Canada are to become one. Like it or not, with amnesty, we are pretty much over.


12 posted on 03/17/2014 5:45:04 AM PDT by dforest
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To: bfh333
FR has been infiltrated by the same groups that want America reduced to 3rd world status...

You must be referring to those who post "if you don't vote for the RINO in November, it's your fault that Obama (insert other names as desired) was elected/re-elected."

These are the same people who come on FR to trash anyone affiliated with the TEA Party, because they're too extreme.

I have news for these folks: RINO incumbents are equally guilty for our 17T deficit, and other ills, because they too easily go along to get along.

Case in point: that last vote on the debt ceiling. Cornyn voted for cloture, then voted against raising the debt ceiling. A vote for cloture was THE vote for raising the debt ceiling, and everybody knew it.

13 posted on 03/17/2014 5:47:33 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: bestintxas

Personally, I despise the son of a bitch that currently occupies the White House. That being said, there is one fact that I never lose sight of: He was put in office by winning an election, two elections actually. In both elections, he received a majority of votes cast Nationwide. this, to me, says volumes about our morals, principles, scruples, love of Country, and character as a Nation. None of it good. The fact that a majority of those who consider themselves to be Americans would desire to be governed by someone with the morals, principles, and character of the son of a bitch that currently occupies is best uncommented upon by me.


14 posted on 03/17/2014 5:48:46 AM PDT by sport
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To: bestintxas
Barack Obama’s presidency will come to an end.

But the idiots, greedheads, moochers, racists and America haters who elected him twice will still be out there voting and reproducing.


15 posted on 03/17/2014 5:50:32 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Albert Einstein: The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: bestintxas

“Unhidden, by and large, Obama’s work will be felt by generations.”

Notwithstanding voter fraud, the Progressives have been willingly elected by an electorate that has been converted to the Progressive way of thinking.

The little Obama’s are walking around all over the place and nothing will change it.

IMHO


16 posted on 03/17/2014 5:50:40 AM PDT by ripley
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To: dforest
The idea is that the US, Mexico and Canada are to become one. Like it or not, with amnesty, we are pretty much over.

The borders in question no longer represent barriers between differing cultures - so for economic reasons, it seems expedient to the elites to simply do away with them. NAFTA has pretty much taken care of that already, but the elites' desire to annex Mexican labor and Canadian resources is simply too strong to be overcome by mere voters with quality-of-life concerns.

17 posted on 03/17/2014 5:51:58 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL-GALT-DELETE])
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To: dforest
No matter what happens, the left isn’t going away. Win or lose they will keep up the pressure.

Excellent point.

One of the major differences between the parties is that the democrats persevere while republicans generally do not.

Democrats can slop at the pig trough and still plot, plan and pursue their long term agenda.

republicans seem to be unable to do anything else once they have their snouts in the pig trough.


18 posted on 03/17/2014 5:56:23 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Albert Einstein: The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: bestintxas

Impeachment is our best hope. If ever it was warranted, it is now. It is the only peaceful solution because waiting it out is like waiting for Vesuvius to “calm down” circa 79ad.


19 posted on 03/17/2014 5:57:49 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: bestintxas

Anybody wanting to have a Constitutional Convention is sick in the head. Can you imagine? The first cut would be right to arms. Second would be to change the right to speech, third would be to change the right to practice religion. The naive people who want this are not very smart.


20 posted on 03/17/2014 5:59:49 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: sport

“...there is one fact that I never lose sight of: He was put in office by winning an election, two elections actually. In both elections, he received a majority of votes cast Nationwide. this, to me, says volumes about our morals, principles, scruples, love of Country, and character as a Nation. None of it good.”

You talking about Bill Clinton?

Lots of gloom and doom here, but we survived Clinton. It may be painful, but I think we can survive Obama, and even come out stronger in the long run.


21 posted on 03/17/2014 6:00:38 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: sport
I'm with you. Impeach? H*LL YES! Every day I wonder why that {expletive} isn't wearing prison orange and married to a 400 lb cellmate.

Constitutional Convention? No way, absolutely not. I don't trust the crew in there one bit. Nada. Let's try something radical first - let's try making our government obey the Constitution for a couple of decades before we decide we want to change it.

22 posted on 03/17/2014 6:03:05 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: bestintxas
So many people don't think God can turn this around. FR seems to be the place of hope. Defeatist don't see a way out or maybe they are trolls discouraging people. Here's my reply to those who see no hope.

To turn this around will take brave patriots who will stand against the left and the leftist in the Republican Party. Those who want to go along to get along need to leave it to those willing to fight for our freedoms, our children and our faith. The Boehners, McConnells, Roves, McCains and Graham's,.....who do exactly what the left wants, need to go so the younger and TRUE conservatives can fight the battle. We first have to clean our house to take down the lefts house. Also remember, we have the one true God on our side.

When someone is coming for your kids, you fight to the death. They are coming for them and we cannot give up! This a political, cultural and spiritual fight. We need to rally the troops around us with the truth, righteousness (which means fighting for what is right and that is definitely not what has been going on for the last five years-remember Jesus turned over the tables with righteous anger), the spirit of God will lead us and we must have faith that God is with us in this fight, always knowing that whatever happens we have salvation through Christ (if you don't know where you will go when you die, just ask.

I know this sounds preachy, but if you can't see the spiritual side of this, you don't understand why it's so important for the left to culturally destroy our nation, focusing first on our children. Abortion, homosexuality, call good evil and evil good......Wake up church and get spiritually armed for the battle! We must first start with prayer. A simple prayer in faith is heard by God.

23 posted on 03/17/2014 6:04:14 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: DeaconRed

I ran for local politics...I’m tired of complaining, peacefully assembling while being called every name in the book and being demonized for honest, hard work and paying my taxes.

We have to start somewhere and if each of us runs locally there is a chance to peacefully take back this country, otherwise, there is no peaceful solution and either way I refuse to be a slave.


24 posted on 03/17/2014 6:04:48 AM PDT by mikelets456
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To: bestintxas
The Real Plan:
  1. Send "social" spending into the stratosphere.
  2. Cut defense spending to zero.
  3. Surrender to our communist enemies (if they don't wipe us out first...see State TV says Russia could turn US to 'radioactive ash')

The commies didn't groom Barack the Black for nothing.

25 posted on 03/17/2014 6:15:04 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: bestintxas

I agree with you...but IMHO....POTUS Obama from day one set out to, not only transform America...but destroy it as a meaningful nation worldwide. He hates America in both heart & soul....just as his father hated the British empire!!! It is as simple as that. Obama is against freedom, liberty, individual accomplishment, opportunity. Best word to describe Obama is twofold.....Dictator & Tyrant combined!!!


26 posted on 03/17/2014 6:21:42 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: Campion

I wonder how many even on FR understand that you have perfectly stated the problem and answer?


27 posted on 03/17/2014 6:22:42 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: bestintxas

The effects will indeed be long-lasting.

An eviscerated military, which the next Ronald Reagan will be unable to rebuild because his hands and feet will be tied with massive debt service. All quite deliberate.

Huge numbers of welfare clients sucking on food stamps, SSI, Obamaphones, etc. etc. etc. that even Conservatives in Congress dare not cut off for fear of massive civil unrest.

An emboldened permanent bureaucracy which will run amok at an even faster pace regulating us to death as their elected overseers stand by helplessly.

Much to ponder here.


28 posted on 03/17/2014 6:25:07 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Linda Frances

Beautiful post. And so appropriate for St. Patrick’s day, since Patrick fought through to the end to bring freedom and God to the Irish.

Thank you.

Pray, pray, and have faith.


29 posted on 03/17/2014 6:26:00 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: bestintxas

Government is only as strong as the loyalty of it’s followers. If the followers are relieved of reasons to be loyal, where does government power come from.


30 posted on 03/17/2014 6:26:41 AM PDT by jetson
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To: mikelets456

Good for you.


31 posted on 03/17/2014 6:27:01 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Agreed.


32 posted on 03/17/2014 6:27:54 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: bestintxas

Under the new Health Care law, the taxes on aspirin will be increased dramatically because aspirin meets two of the primary conditions for higher taxation:
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1. It’s white.
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2. It works.

I stole it from someone else,,had to share!


33 posted on 03/17/2014 6:36:11 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: napscoordinator
You said...
“Anybody wanting to have a Constitutional Convention is sick in the head. Can you imagine? The first cut would be right to arms. Second would be to change the right to speech, third would be to change the right to practice religion. The naive people who want this are not very smart.”

Couldn't agree more. I ‘ve warned people over the years who advocated this route that rights would be taken out and new rights like “rights” to healthcare, late term abortions, housing, and clean environment would be added

34 posted on 03/17/2014 6:41:12 AM PDT by LMAO (Insurgent conservative)
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To: The Great RJ
Reagan envisioned as a shining city on a hill and a beacon of freedom to the world

Obama envisions America "moving forward."

TO WHERE?

Into the arms of Satan.

35 posted on 03/17/2014 6:43:02 AM PDT by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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To: napscoordinator
Anybody wanting to have a Constitutional Convention is sick in the head.

Anybody that refers to Article-V as a "con-con" or "Constitutional Convention" either knows little to nothing about what Article-V or "COS" really means, or is purposely trying to thwart patriots trying to repair the gates so that the enemy from within can be expelled. Under THIS Constitution, there has ONLY ever been one con-con, and under THIS Constitution, that happened in 1789. Period.

Article-V circumvents the federals - they are largely out of the process - and is a states-rights mechanism to right the wrongs of "national" government.

36 posted on 03/17/2014 6:44:05 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: bestintxas

Bkmk


37 posted on 03/17/2014 6:46:32 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: napscoordinator

“Anybody wanting to have a Constitutional Convention is sick in the head. Can you imagine? The first cut would be right to arms. Second would be to change the right to speech, third would be to change the right to practice religion. The naive people who want this are not very smart.”

By inference, you mean all those same people who wrote our Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Bunch of dummies in your mind, which means BTW that you are the dummy.


38 posted on 03/17/2014 6:51:16 AM PDT by bestintxas (Every time a RINO bites the dust a founding father gets his wings.)
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To: Coldwater Creek

“I wonder how many even on FR understand that you have perfectly stated the problem and answer?”

Not the problem at all. You are not thinking big enough.

The real problem is that there are federal entities who have taken over the power reserved to the States.

The states are individually autonomous save discrete functions that, for various reasons, they have agreed to allow a central or federal entity to perform, like defense.

Caps are important here: THE FEDERAL GOVT HAS NO POWER UNLESS GIVEN TO IT BY THE STATES.

38 STATES acting together, not the federal govt, control all power in this country. With 38 states, they can fire POTUS, dismiss Congress, even do away with Supreme Court.


39 posted on 03/17/2014 6:58:17 AM PDT by bestintxas (Every time a RINO bites the dust a founding father gets his wings.)
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To: sport; bestintxas
Constitutional Convention

That's not what he's talking about, pay attention.

40 posted on 03/17/2014 7:05:16 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: bestintxas

They will leave a bag of sh## at the door and the feckless GOP if in control will step in it drag it into the house and live with the smell instead of cleaning it all up. We need a major purge and investigation of all personel in all agencies, we must comitt to making all of his executive orders nulll and void, remove crap care, get people working again


41 posted on 03/17/2014 7:05:44 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Zippy the a##clown sez..............)
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To: napscoordinator; bestintxas
Constitutional Convention

That's not what he's talking about, pay attention.

42 posted on 03/17/2014 7:06:24 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: ThunderSleeps; bestintxas
Constitutional Convention

That's not what he's talking about, pay attention.

43 posted on 03/17/2014 7:07:56 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

“That’s not what he’s talking about, pay attention.”

I can read his own words just like yours.

Pray tell how this is being misinterpreted?

He says having Constitutional Convention = sick in the head.


44 posted on 03/17/2014 7:07:59 AM PDT by bestintxas (Every time a RINO bites the dust a founding father gets his wings.)
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To: LMAO; bestintxas
Constitutional Convention

That's not what he's talking about, pay attention.

45 posted on 03/17/2014 7:11:13 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: bestintxas
Pray tell how this is being misinterpreted?

Because they're not paying attention.

46 posted on 03/17/2014 7:13:30 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: bestintxas

The solution is to immediately seize all records and data everywhere of all government agencies, fire all managers receiving a government paycheck (federal, state, local), from the lowest to the highest, in all disciplines to include the military, IRS, CIA, FBI, etc., who are Democrat voters, and lock down their retirement accounts. If and when they sue and win, don’t pay em. Replace them with non-Democrat voters. Shut down the EBT system, immediately. Make the Mexican border a free-fire zone. Start up the largest series of investigations in history at all levels up to the Presidency. This would be a good start.


47 posted on 03/17/2014 7:27:09 AM PDT by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: dforest

“I think the problem with many is that they believe that this can all go away with the next election. That is what keeps us paralyzed to inaction.”

The truth is Obamacare and many of the progressive programs would be gone today if the Republicans had the guts to play politics the way the Democrats play it. If they were playing hardball like the Democrats the Republican Congress elected in 2010 had passed a balanced budget in 2011 that defunded Obamacare, slashed spending at the regulatory agencies, ended grants to community organizing groups, and downsized the bureaucracy by cutting out entire departments whose useful life is at an end (Education, Labor, HUD, Commerce, EPA, OSHA, much of HHS, Energy, Agriculture). Once they passed the budget they would have adjourned telling the Senate and the President this is the only appropriations bill you’ll get. The Democrat Senate would have declined to pass it, shutting down the government. The House would have taken the shutdown heat for 2-3 weeks and Boehner would have told Harry Reid and the press everyday all he has to do to open the government is pass the budget that’s on his desk. Given no choice Reid would have had to pass the bill and Obama would have had to sign it.

instead the Dems turned the tables on the Republicans. They refused to take any appropriations bill that didn’t meet their terms. The Republicans, afraid of being accused of shutting down the government caved and passed the appropriations bill Obama and the Democrats wanted.

Control over appropriations and taxation is a huge power if one will use it. The Founders purposefully gave those powers to the “people’s” House. The only way the progressive destruction of America will be halted is through the appropriations process (i.e. cut off the money). The Republicans have that power today if they have the courage to use it and stand tall in the face of a blistering media assault when the do. Ultimately if they stand tough they will win.

The fact they won’t do it and take the heat indicates they are complicit. Remember when Bush II was President and Hastert was Speaker, the Republican House and Bush went on a spending spree. Earmarks galore, new domestic spending programs, and Bush never once took out his veto pen. Electing a Republican Senate and President is not the answer. The House of Representatives doing its constitutional job and passing a responsible appropriations bill is the solution. All it takes is leadership and patriots who care more about the future of the nation than their own reelection and doing the bidding of Wall Street.


48 posted on 03/17/2014 7:27:21 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: bestintxas

“Meanwhile, we have a lot of Freepers cringe when the word “impeachment” or “Constitutional Convention by the States” is brought up.”

And this is how a FReeper responds.

A lot of FReepers? You will have to prove that to me.


49 posted on 03/17/2014 7:37:24 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Insurgent Conservative)
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To: bestintxas

Back in the day we didn’t have communists in government. Today we do.


50 posted on 03/17/2014 7:39:33 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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