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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Government works for you, not the other way around!

     Facts to remember before you vote in Nov 2010

Interesting facts you should know about and remember when you go to vote. I am not telling you who to vote for I am saying read these facts and think long and hard before you vote. Try your best not to fall for the lies and misrepresentations made by,some of, the people who will be running for office. Look at their record, how they voted in the past. I am not going to say too much about the current president except, look at what has happened and what has not happened, experience is important. Electing someone to the highest position in the government with no experience is trouble, big trouble. Of course the experience level doesn't have to be as high the lower the position in the government but you need common sense people who understand life and the way things need to work, NOT: "pie in the sky" - "the government can cure all, and is the end all be all"  - "the government knows better than the people and should have control" - "the more government the better" type of people! I will say, stay away from labels but be aware of labels.. A conservative government leads to a society that is free and a people who control the government not the other way around.
I ask that you remember the following facts before the elections in November 2010.
  1. U..S.. House & Senate have voted themselves $4,700 and $5,300 raises.
  2. They voted NOT to give seniors a S.S. Cost of living raise in 2010 and 2011.
  3. Medicare premiums will go up $285.60 for the 2-years
  4. There will be no 3% COLA: $660/yr.
  5. Your total 2-yr loss and cost is -$1,600 or -$3,200 for husband and wife.
  6. Over these same 2-years each Congress person will get $10,000
  7. ( Excuse me but)Do you feel SCREWED?
  8.  Have your cost of drugs - doctor fees - local taxes - food, etc., decreased?
  9. NO WAY.
Congress received a raise and has better health and retirement benefits than you or I.
  • Why should they care about you?
  • You never did anything about it in the past.
  • You obviously are too stupid or don't care.
  • Do you really think that Nancy , Harry, Chris, Charlie, Barny, etc., care about you?
Send the message to these individuals --- "YOU'RE FIRED!"
In 2010 you will have a chance to get rid of the sitting Congress: up to 1/3 of the Senate and 100% of the House!
Make sure you're still mad in November 2010 and remind their replacements not to screw-up.
It is ok to share this with others in your sphere of influence if you are finally tired of the abuse. Maybe it's time for Amendment 28 to the Constitution..
28th Amendment will be as follows:
"Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators or Representatives, and Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States ."
( It is hard to believe this isn't  part of our Constitution already.)
Let's get this passed around, - these people in Washington have brought this upon themselves! It's time for us to have people in our government working for us. Let's take back America ..
Please let others know how you feel about this, tell you friends, tell you government. if you don't you could be part of the problem of national apathy.
Let me know what you think. I don't mean to offend anyone but I, as you, want my government back. They are supposed to be working for us, not for themselves and not make things SOUND good but be good and remember 28th Amendment!
A lot of this seems to apply to seniors but it applies to all of us.
Thank you for reading, come back and feel free to comment.
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