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Stop the Bail~Outs VoteREVOLT

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First, we were told that the Iraq war would pay for itself. Now we are told that the bail outs will turn a profit for the tax-payer.


September 30, 2008 - that is when investors (mainly foreign, China and Arab, and some Europeans.) have a deadline.

The deadline is this - you can only withdraw money once invested in a hedge fund once per quarter and the next withdrawal is this Tuesday - September 30, 2008.

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Withdraw requests have been pouring in from over-seas in an attempt to make Tuesday the Second Great Depression.


The trouble is that most managers don't have too much cash on hand. When China breached the Pentagon's security system earlier this year, every American should have known that we were at war. China has found a way to defeat America without ever firing a shot. And we paid for it.

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The Congress' and the President's fears are simple: as over-seas investors try to withdraw their funds like a run on a bank, everyone's going to see that the Emporer is naked. The Wizard of Oz of Washington politics is nothing more than smoke and mirrors. And this bail-out is not to save Main Street or even to bail-out Wall Street but in fact is to bail-out the failures of the two-party system.

" But  when  a  long  train  of  abuses  &  usurpations,  pursuing  invariably  the  same  Object  evinces a  design  to  reduce  them  under  absolute  Despotism,  it  is  their  right,  it  is  their  duty,  to  throw  off  such  Government,  &  to  provide  new  Guards  for  their  future  security".

U.S.  Declaration  of  Independence,  July  4,  1776

With the recent string of failures by Congress to defend our Constitution it is now necessary for our people to assert our own Constitutional authority to remove corrupt government and provide our nation a new and legitimate one. But what can we do when our elections are the controlled space whereby popular ferment can be contained by rules, regulations, etc.? And our candidates are sponsored by the same people corrupting the present government?

Stop begging.

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Stop calling the legislators

Don't write your Congressmen.

It's time to do something different. Make them call us. United, we can.

It does not matter if we vote Democrat, Republican or Independent. We have seen Congress change power 3 times since 2000. Each time we were promised that the ways of old were over. We were told that the new party in power would return the power to the people and get rid of the status quo in Washington DC. We were promised solutions to the health care crisis, social security crisis, taxation, inflation and the deficit.

In fact these were the same problems we spoke about in the 1960's. They are still not fixed. WHY? Because the special interests, lobbyists and corporations have a strangle hold on our career politicians. The special interests, lobbyists and corporations do not care which party is in power because there are enough career politicians in both parties willing to take their money and perks to look the other way.

Our vote has been hijacked by privilege and special interest. You must work harder for lower pay. That is your job in the new global economy. We have a government no longer run by the people but by corporations.

Our  representatives  have  become  little  more  than  the  middlemen  &  women  between  the  self  interest  of  corporate  America  &  the  law-making  process.

But don't take my word for it- follow the money:
Here's a partial list of corporate donors to each campaign released by the candidates under FEC commission rules:
Barack Obama: 
Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, Capital One, Bank of  Montreal, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Butterfield Bank, Resource Bank, Bain  Capital, Mutual of America,Telemundo, La Pietra, Sankatt Investments, Transamerica Investment Mgmt., US Venture Partners, Sony Pictures, Warner  Music Group, IBM, Lehman Bros., AT&T, Ticketmaster, Alantos Pharmaceuticals,  20th Century Fox, Aragon Global, UCLA Medical Center, AHMC Healthcare Inc.,  AV International, Fidelity Ventures, Clifford Law Firm, CCMP Capital, Cypruss  Funds Investment Mgmt., Kaman Group, Solimar Ventures, Comcast, Sterne  Assets, Citilink Investment Corp., Third Security, COSTCO, Sun Capitol Partners,  Tudor Investment, Madison Investment, EMC Capital Mgmt., Bel Air Investment,  Mirel Capital, Grandhara Capital, Lehman Bros., GB Capital, Citadel Investments,  etc.
John McCain: 
PVS Chemical, Merrill Lynch, The Bank of NY, Univision, JP  Morgan Chase, Near East Resources Ltd., Compass Bank, World Savings Bank,  New York Life Insurance, Sanguine Gas Exploration, CISCO Systems, Wachovia  Bank, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Moore  Capital, The Carlyle Group, Prime Investments, Tenax LLC, Hantz Group, Hilton  Hotels, The AES Corp., Highside Capital, New Mountain Capital, Vector Group  LTD, Park Avenue Equity Partners, Red Eagle Venture, Star Lincoln Mercury,  Pacific Growth Equities, Budweiser, Myers Financial, Globus Capital, Pomeroy &  Pomeroy Insurance, Faison Group, Renco Group, Palmer Investments, QWEST,  EM Capital Mgmt., FT Ventures, MGM Mirage International, Ameron International,  Anderson Energy Corp., Plaines Capital Bank, NYSE Group, etc.
NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2008 election cycle and based on Federal Election Commission data released electronically on Wednesday, February 20, 2008.
Are you sending your money to the ACLU?  To  Democracy for America?  Stop. Stop trying to buy the politicians. That's what just a little of your money does. The rest goes to support the song-and-dance bureaucracy that buys politicians. You're just contributing to the corruption.
Unite. United, we don't need to call anyone. United, we don't need to buy anyone. We will have the power to elect.
A voter strike would usher in politicians who genuinely commit to the America established by our Founders, drastically cut government waste, immediately stop pork-barrel spending, reject political perks and lobbyists, quit borrowing from other nations (such as China), cease imperialism and nation building, lessen the flow of so much government aid overseas, and bring back production and pride in American commerce, etc.
We should examine our representatives, and ask ourselves: Do they represent the people? Do they stand by the Constitution? Do they reduce big government, taxes and our deficit? Are they working to protect our borders and sovereignty? Will they stand up to governmental status quo and gridlock? Do they have the type of character that can resist the temptations of political power and special interest groups?
If your answer is "no" to any of the above, get them out of office. Petition their dismissal; publicize their political problems; and muster community consent in order to vote others in. Call them by name on blogs, and explain to people why they should be ousted; then do it. No more talk.
You know the words of the British orator Edmund Burke, "Evil flourishes when good men do nothing." Well, evil has flourished for too long. It's time for the good people to rise up in a vote strike. Don't just sit back and hope it turns out OK. Get involved. Start in your community. Fight for your country and state. And together, we can reawaken our country.
In the year 1900, 75% of Congressional daily business was in service of "private petitions", brought to Congress by The American People. 
Today, that figure stands at 3%, meaning that 97% of all Congressional business originates from either the Representatives themselves, Corporate America, or professional lobbyists.
Do you want a government of the people, by the people and for the people or a government of and for the corporations?
It impoverishes our society when governments are run by big business and not by the people. The question will have to be answered now "" what kind of society are we building, informed by what value system and with what long-term effect to the political and overall moral health of the nation?
Career politicians will do and say anything to keep their power. Power corrupts even those with the best intentions. Both Democrat and Republican Members of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services committees which oversee the Iraq war have between $32 million and $44 million invested in companies with Dept. of Defense contracts.
According to the latest reports, 151 members of Congress invested close to a quarter-billion in companies that received defense contracts of at least $5 million in 2006. These companies got more than $275.6 billion from the government in 2006, or $755 million per day.
More than a quarter of senators and congressmen have invested at least $196 million of their own money in companies doing business with the Department of Defense (DoD).
"It  is  not  the  function  of  our  Government  to  keep  the  citizen  from  falling  into  error;  it  is  the  function  of  the  citizen  to  keep  the  Government  from  falling  into  error".
-U.S.  Supreme  Court,  in  American  Communication  Association  v.  Douds,  339  U.S.  382,  442
One hundred senators, 435 congressmen, one president and nine Supreme Court justices - 545 human beings out of the 235 million - are directly, legally, morally and individually responsible for the domestic problems that plague this country.
It is inconceivable that a nation of 300 million cannot replace 545 people who stand convicted -by present facts - of incompetence, greed and irresponsibility.
I can't think of a single domestic problem, from an unfair tax code to defense overruns, that is not traceable directly to those 545 people.
When you fully grasp the plain truth that 545 people exercise power of the federal government, then it must follow that what exists is what they want to exist.
If the tax code is unfair, it's because they want it unfair. If the budget is in the red, it's because they want it in the red. If the Marines are in Iraq, it's because they want them in Iraq.
Those 545 people and they alone are responsible. They and they alone have the power. They and they alone should be held accountable by the people who are their bosses - provided they have the gumption to manage their own employees.
We the people...The Constitution of The United States of America spells out in the first line where the power of our great democracy lies. Unfortunately we the people have allowed the power to slip away to special interest, lobbyist, corporations and career politicians. It is time to reclaim our democracy from the people that are destroying it. Thomas Jefferson said that "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"- now is the time for all people to be heard.


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