Skip to comments.Who's in charge of government? (Us or Them?)
Posted on 09/08/2009 2:27:15 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
This summer may wind up being called "The Age of Enlightenment. It was and is a time when ordinary Americans from all walks of life decided to get involved in a unique American experiment, and that is getting together with others to advocate for a cause without being forced to do so.
America needs you seems to be a recurring theme in the thousands of tea party town hall meetings being held throughout the land.
The underbelly of two national legislative bodies in Washington has been exposed exposed for not paying attention to their duty of governing a populace that is tired of big spenders who know not what they are voting for and not knowing the impact it was having on the psyche of the nation.
One of the most egregious actions of the current Congress is trying to pass a massive spending bill that not only could bankrupt the country, but which would take us down the road to socialism and, maybe, even fascism.
As a result of their actions thus far, a call for a complete rout at the polls next year will be in order.
Congress must take its job more seriously. To not write or read the bills it votes on is unconscionable.
One reform that could be put into place would be for each bill to be like a book. It should have a name that identifies the bill itself ,and then it should have an author.
Every person and every organization that has an input, either as a contributing writer or the main writer of the bill or any line or section or subsection, ought to be identified on the cover of the bill just like any regular book that is published for sale.
Glenn Beck, the fiery TV host on Fox News, has revealed the name of Jeffrey Jones, co-founder of the Weather Underground who Beck says actually helped write the spending (stimulus) bill.
He also has fingered President Obamas green jobs czar, Van Jones, as an avowed communist who founded the clandestine organization called STORM. Mark Lloyd, the diversity czar within the FCC, is promoting the Fairness Doctrine, and John Holdren, who is the behavior czar, believes the right to have two or three children is not called for in the Constitution.
Beck has devoted a lot of research into the foregoing allegations of those mentioned and believes they are undermining the fabric of our government inasmuch as these so-called czars, for the most part, are not subject to any scrutiny or confirmation but have powerful roles in advising the President and Congress.
Pollster Pat Cadell, who served in the Jimmy Carter cabinet, thinks the Democrat Party he claims to be a part of is being sabotaged by operatives within the Obama administration.
I think Americans have an obligation to check out these allegations being made by Beck and Caudell and, if necessary, have these people reveal their true role, if any, in the casting of legislation and regulations.
The names, faces and alleged statements that each of these czars have made need to be validated and, if they are true, immediate dismissal should be demanded.
As we have indicated in this message and others, the ship of state, so to speak, is traveling through new and uncharted waters and each American needs to listen up and in his or her own way become involved in what our government is all about.
Students of history know and understand when a countrys leadership does not lead uncertain things can and do happen.
I believe we are at one of those points in history in this nation and I fear for what might and could happen if ordinary people who have the power to correct and improve the situation do not stand up and be heard.
Support HR 3226 Czar Accountability and Reform Act of 2009 to stop funding of the Czars.
But that was when Barry was knee-high to a grasshopper, he can’t be held accountable for what happened way back in the old days when he was in short pants!!
The Weatherman connection to Apollo is hardly surprising. I revealed here that Van Jones had links in San Francisco to two other former Weathermen supporters Jon and Nancy Frappier.
Jon Frappier's organization DataCenter worked closely with Jones' Ella Baker Center. Coincidentally Nancy Frappier attended a Weather Underground organized Hard Times conference in 1976, with the late Ella J Baker herself.
Jon and Nancy Frappier have both donated to Jones' later creation, Green for All.
Diana Frappier, believed to be a relative of Jon and Nancy has worked with Van Jones in Copwatch and helped Jones found and run both Ella Baker and Green for All.
Jon Frappier has links to the Rag Blog, which lists among its contributors former Weather Underground leader Mark Rudd.
Van Jones was a leader of Bay Area Marxist-Leninist-Maoist organization Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement (STORM).
Mainly composed of young activists "of colour", STORM worked extremely closely with a grouping of older Maoists-mainly veterans of Line of March and the Venceremos Brigades to Cuba, most of whom in the early 1990's joined the Communist Party USA offshoot Committees of Correspondence (CoC).
Here's a email sent to followers of MARK RUDD: Shortly after the November 2008 election, Mark Rudd wrote a column in The Rag Blog, to re-assure leftists alarmed at some of Obama's appointments. :If you're anything like me, your inbox fills up daily with the cries and complaints of lefties. Just the mere mention of the names Hillary Clinton and Lawrence Summers alone conjure up a litany of horrendous right-wingers appointed to top level positions. :Betrayal is the name of the game. :But wait a second. Let's talk about a few things: :Obama is a very strategic thinker. He knew precisely what it would take to get elected and didn't blow it...But he also knew that what he said had to basically play to the center to not be run over by the press, the Republicans, scare centrist and cross-over voters away. He made it. :Obama plays basketball. I'm not much of an athlete, barely know the game, but one thing I do know is that you have to be able to look like you're doing one thing but do another. That's why all these conservative appointments are important: the strategy is feint to the right, move left. Any other strategy invites sure defeat. It would be stupid to do otherwise in this environment. :Look to the second level appointments. There's a whole govt. in waiting that Podesta has at the Center for American Progress. They're mostly progressives, I'm told (except in military and foreign policy). Cheney was extremely effective at controlling policy by putting his people in at second-level positions....
SO...if these people think Hillary and Summers are right wingers...just how far out are they?
“This summer may wind up being called “The Age of Enlightenment. It was and is a time when ordinary Americans from all walks of life decided to get involved in a unique American experiment, and that is getting together with others to advocate for a cause without being forced to do so.”
Lotta noise—food for the media—yet to be seen if it actually produces results...
"...when in a war, foreign or intestine, the enemies get a final victory, so as, the forces of the Commonwealth keeping the field no longer, there is no further protection of subjects in their loyalty, then is the Commonwealth dissolved, and every man at liberty to protect himself by such courses as his own discretion shall suggest unto him."
Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan, 1651
“One of the most egregious actions of the current Congress is trying to pass a massive spending bill that not only could bankrupt the country, but which would take us down the road to socialism and, maybe, even fascism.
I’m very heartened that people are finally daring to say this, and to say it in an honest and discerning manner. I’ve heard very little strong argument against this, too. The “Progressives” KNOW they are CommuFascists and the more they protest themselves the more they reveal themselves. Right now, some of their dumb followers are weakly denying that, but the more they find out, the weaker their protests become.