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Things to consider

This was in response to a post I found on facebook, and I did search all the claims made here and found that they all appear to be accurate. I would have linked to all of the findings, but short on time today. feel free to check them out yourself.
For those who are listening to the liberals propagating the fallacy that everything is “Bush’s Fault,” think about this:
January 3rd, 2007 was the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress. At the time:
The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77.
The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5%.
The Unemployment rate was 4.6%.
George Bush’s Economic policies were responsible for 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB GROWTH.
Remember the day…
January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee.
The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy?
BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES!
It started with Jimmy Carter and his Housing and Community Investment Act of 1977, broadened by Bill Clinton, enforced by Janet Reno, then sent over the cliff by Frank & Dodd. Oh, Obama, as an attorney in Chicago working on behalf of ACORN, successfully sued Citibank for loan discrimination under Reno’s tenure!
Unemployment… to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES!
Bush asked Congress 17 times to stop Fannie & Freddie – starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy.
And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? OBAMA
And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie?
OBAMA and the Democrat Congress.
So when someone tries to blame Bush..
REMEMBER: JANUARY 3rd, 2007…. THE DAY THE DEMOCRATS TOOK OVER!”
Budgets do not come from the White House. They come from Congress and the party that controlled Congress since January 2007 is the Democrat Party.
Furthermore, the Democrats controlled the budget process for 2008 & 2009 as well as 2010 & 2011.
In that first year, they had to contend with George Bush, which caused them to compromise on spending, when Bush somewhat belatedly got tough on spending increases.
For 2009 though, Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid bypassed George Bush entirely, passing continuing resolutions to keep government running until Barack Obama could take office. At that time, they passed a massive omnibus spending bill to complete the 2009 budgets.
And where was Barack Obama during this time? He was a member of that very Congress that passed all of these massive spending bills, and he signed the omnibus bill as President to complete 2009.
If the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the 2007 deficit, the last of the Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took control of spending, and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for the budgets.
If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from himself.
In a nutshell, what Obama is saying is I inherited a deficit that I voted for and then I voted to expand that deficit four-fold since January 20th.

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Jackie walorski vs joe donnelly

Jackie Walorski
Joe Donnelly

Primaries are now over, and Jackie Walorski now has to concentrate on defeating Joe Donnelly in November.  This could be an easy task this year, as long as the citizens remember the Health care vote, and How we were let down by the man who was elected to represent us. Still, Donnelly is a popular representative, and I am sure it won’t just be a walk in the park. I will try and outline the race as much as possible in the near future, so everyone can examine both candidates and make an informed decision.

It bothers me that there are still so many out there that just vote for the the party, or don’t take the time to look at all the options and make an informed decision. Let’s be sure this year, that we elect a candidate that properly represents the majority of their constituents. Be informed.

Randy.

American capitalism gone with a whimper or without?

I Received this in an E-mail,  Found it again on snopes, as a verified true story(see here), which refered back to the Russian news organization Pravda which apparently got it from a blogger named  Stanislav Mishin. (tried to find it on that blog, but there is a lot there, and I was tired of tracking it down.)

it appears this article has made it’s rounds. I traced it down that far, and got tired of the hunt. the Pravda link above is enough.

Regardless, this type of article would never appear in an American newspaper of today, but it should not be ignored. In fact everyone should read it.

Here is an excerpt from the Pravda article:

It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American decent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse me dear reader, I meant people.

True, the situation has been well prepared on and off for the past century, especially the past twenty years. The initial testing grounds was conducted upon our Holy Russia and a bloody test it was. But we Russians would not just roll over and give up our freedoms and our souls, no matter how much money Wall Street poured into the fists of the Marxists.

Those lessons were taken and used to properly prepare the American populace for the surrender of their freedoms and souls, to the whims of their elites and betters.

First, the population was dumbed down through a politicized and substandard education system based on pop culture, rather then the classics. Americans know more about their favorite TV dramas then the drama in DC that directly affects their lives. They care more for their “right” to choke down a McDonald’s burger or a Burger King burger than for their constitutional rights. Then they turn around and lecture us about our rights and about our “democracy”. Pride blind the foolish.

Then their faith in God was destroyed, until their churches, all tens of thousands of different “branches and denominations” were for the most part little more then Sunday circuses and their televangelists and top protestant mega preachers were more then happy to sell out their souls and flocks to be on the “winning” side of one pseudo Marxist politician or another. Their flocks may complain, but when explained that they would be on the “winning” side, their flocks were ever so quick to reject Christ in hopes for earthly power. Even our Holy Orthodox churches are scandalously liberalized in America.

I would encourage you to read the whole thing.

Randy.

Walorski blasts pelosi’s proposed tactic

This is an update from the Jackie Walorski campaign. 3-16-10

House Speaker Threatens to Pass Health Care Bill Without Vote

(Mishawaka, IN) – Following months of declining public opinion polls and wavering support within their own Party, House Democrat leaders on Monday suggested that passage of the proposed health care bill could be achieved without members actually having to vote on the increasingly unpopular legislation.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she preferred use of the procedure known as a “self-executing rule” because it would protect vulnerable House Democrats from casting a vote on a bill that polls show Americans oppose by a margin of 3 to 1.

Republican 2nd Congressional District Candidate Jackie Walorski denounced Pelosi’s proposal and called on Rep. Joe Donnelly to condemn the usage of underhanded tactics to pass such a significant bill.

“Nancy Pelosi and the Democrat House Leadership have hit a new low,” said Walorski. “In November we saw Rep. Donnelly vote in favor of a trillion dollar health care bill that is opposed by 3 out of 4 Americans. We’ve seen legislators being bought and sold. We’ve seen declining approval numbers and vulnerable Democrats jumping ship. And now we’re seeing Speaker Pelosi planning to pass what could be the most significant and far-reaching piece of legislation in a generation without a vote.”

“People in Northern Indiana deserve better than that,” said Walorski. “We deserve a clean up-or-down vote on this bill and I ask Rep. Donnelly to step forward and denounce these underhanded tactics.”

Health care or welfare?

You know, I look at the current state of our government system and I have to wonder what ever happened to our representatives actually representing the people?  It seems logical to me that the way the system is set up the bill should come before Congress it should be debated for a short period and then voted yes or no, and be done.  Instead, what we have going through Congress now, is something that the vast majority of the people of America have rejected, instead of being voted on they keep changing it and changing it, until nobody can understand it, and now they’re trying to force it to be passed.

A couple years back, I watched the same thing happen in our state government.  Indiana did not observe daylight saving time and a majority of the residents of the state did not want to observe daylight savings time.  Yet our governor felt it was necessary to force the issue and push it through Congress in the state.  Now its something that the people of Indiana are stuck with.

Is this really the way government is supposed to work in this country?  Is our government really supposed to take an unpopular bill and force the American people to deal with it?  I really think our founding fathers did not have this in mind when they wrote the constitution.  For that Matter, when was the last time any of our congressmen actually look at the constitution?  It just seems to me that our current politicians need to go.  I really think that the incumbents in Congress need to be eliminated.  I really think that politicians are not the correct people to lead this country.  It seems to me that the people doing business in this country, the regular people living in this country, and not career politicians, are the ones that should be running it.  I can’t for the life of me understand why our congressmen think that  a bill that’s over 2000 pages long that nobody really understands what’s in it is a good thing for the country.  Obviously we need a big change in Washington and it needs to happen now.
Most of the experts opinions that I have read over the last few months  agree that small businesses are going to either go out of business, or stop having ‘full time’ employees, so they will not have to offer health insurance, since they will be unable to afford to. Then it’s going to be up to the individual to decide, can I afford insurance or should I just take the fine and deal with it.  I can’t for the life of me see how all this is going to be cost effective, except of course that more money will be headed to Washington.

Both the candidates for the republican seat in the second district have expressed to me that this bill these to be taken down and we need to start over with a bill that makes sense.  The republicans over the past year have offered many alternatives to this bill mind you in in a lot smaller form, but it seems that the American people are only being given two choices: Pass this monstrosity, or leave things as a as.  I truly believe that our leadership needs to be more in touch with its constituents, and a little less concerned with controlling everything that the American people are doing.  This year could be a very wild ride, and good or bad, change needs to come and needs to come now.  I don’t feel that we can wait until November to send a message to our congressmen.  I am no one to call on a march on Washington or anything like that, but I believe things like this need to happen this week.  We need to make sure that our representatives understand that this is not what the American people want!  We need to make our representatives understand that they are there as a representative for us, the American people, and not for their own special interests.  They are not there just to represent big business.  They’re not there just to represent the unions.  Every congressman  that is in office now needs to take a step back and think about who they are there to represent.  It’s apparent to me that a community organizer is not the correct choice as the leader of this country.

I also have to wonder why it is that our alleged leader spends more time  flying around the world and giving speeches that even reading bills he has in Congress.  Did we elect a president, or did we elect a spokesperson for the progressive democratic party?  If our president stays on the path he seems to have chosen, he’s not going to be a one term president, he will be 1/2 term president.  With all the unpopular legislation he is pushing through Congress right now, it’s obvious to me he is not interested in promoting the general welfare, which in the words of the constitution is one of his duties, but he is more interested in making sure that small businesses and individuals do not have a chance to succeed.  I’m sure if he manages to pass the health care bill, cap & trade will be following shortly.  The combination of these two bills will make it nearly impossible for small businesses in this country to succeed.  And I’m sure it will not stop there.

Our representatives in Washington really need to understand that this is the information age.  There are a lot more people today that follow what they are doing in Washington, and there a lot more people that understand that most of this is wrong.  I really feel that any of the state’s that have poor performing representatives in office and also have legislation in place that they can do recall elections need to push forward with this now.  I also believe that we need more real people running for office not politicians.  I believe that term limits at this point are a must!

I don’t know what I can do to affect the outcome of this current mess going through Congress, but I do hope that a vast majority of the people who are opposed to the unpopular legislation up before us, start calling their senators and representatives now and let them know that we cannot have this.  This administration is already spent too much of our money on supporting bigger government, which is unsustainable.  I think at this point if we hope to have any voice and all it has to be in the form of phone calls.  The democrats in Congress are pushing for a vote this week on the health care bill.  Mail will not have a chance to get there at this point, and make any real impact.  I really hope that we have a chance to make our representatives pay attention to us, and start over on a bill that makes sense.

Forgive the fuming, but I am rather disappointed  in the Government at this point.

Randy.