Friday, October 3, 2008

America's Last Hope

Ron Paul's last attempt to warn America before The Vote.

Old Metal Bell

Old metal bell, cracked.

Doesn't ring true anymore.

Could be melted down for a hammer, or a sickle.


If we lose our ability to fail

will we not soon lose our ability to succeed?

Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) has some great quotes here.

Sorry Mr. Franklin,

We couldn't keep it.

“Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?”

“A Republic, if you can keep it.”

ATTRIBUTION: The response is attributed to BENJAMIN FRANKLIN—at the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, when queried as he left Independence Hall on the final day of deliberation—in the notes of Dr. James McHenry, one of Maryland’s delegates to the Convention.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Lipstick on a Pig

Continuing the Pork theme, Ron Paul gets the last word.

The problem is not HOW the government is spending this money; it’s the fact that the government is spending this money. We don’t have it. We are already nearly $10 trillion in debt, not including unfunded liabilities. We already spend about $1 trillion a year we don’t have on our overseas empire. Now nearly $1 trillion more is somehow supposed to magically appear and solve all our problems! No – creating more money might delay the inevitable for some well-connected banks on Wall Street, but in a few weeks we will find ourselves right back in this same position, but much poorer.

Changing Minds, Influencing People

All the pork stuffed into the Senate Bailout Bill just might be giving some Representatives heartburn.

Maybe, just maybe, some that voted "Yea" last time, will change to a "Nay".

Keep the pressure on, even if your Congresscritter was a previous "Yea-er".

Zach Wamp (R-TN) is one who is intending to become a "Yea-er".

Wamp said that the time has come for Congress to take immediate action.

“I don’t want next week to be the worst economic week in this country since September the 11th, one of the worst ever,” he said.

“The time has come to act and if some of us don’t change our vote, tomorrow’s gonna be an ugly day in America; and I don’t want to be a part of that.”

Keep the Pressure on EVERYBODY.

Here is my letter to Wamp:

Switching your vote to support the Senate Economic Stabilization bill, stuffed with wild expenditures and the most rotten of all governmental policies – nationalizing the financial institutions – is traitorous.

You talk of an ‘ugly day for America’, but it is terrible government policies like the whole Bailout scheme that have brought ugly to our doorstep.

Keep your courage Mr. Wamp! You had it right on Monday. Be a Republican! Not a Bushbot. Stand with Dr. Paul (R-TX) and fight the Washington and Wall Street elitists. Fight FOR us, not against us.

We still remember the Congress that betrayed us on the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban. And we remember how we voted them out. If you vote for this Senate bill, you will be voted out just like them.

End the Fed