America -- take note: It is not the Democrats who are stonewalling legislative
bills to keep this Nation operating properly. It it is the Neoconservative Republicans who are doing this prior to the November election to make the
Democrats in Congress and the President look bad so they can once again
implement their tragic control over Congress that, in the
interim, will make economic matters worse for this nation rather than
better. Aren't these the same Republicans who very
seldom held Congressional "Oversight" Hearings during the Bush-controlled years? Was not one of these oversight failures the tragic
health conditions that existed at the Walter Reed Military Hospital in
Washington, DC? Do Americans want more of the same?
On September 10, 2010, NRCC Chairman Rep.Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga)
announced that Republicans "would shut down the Government if they did not get
their way" next year. I have a news bulletin for you folks: The Republicans have
already shut down our present Government by blocking
the 420 House Legislative
Bills that have previously been passed from reaching the Senate floor for debate
and also a vote.
Speaking of hypocrites: Do you remember Republican Senator Scott Brown from
the Democratic State of Massachusetts who claimed after he won the Senate
nomination, that "he would be an Independent" voice in the US
Senate"? Guess what, folks? Senator Brown has not cast one vote that would put an
end to the present gridlock in the Senate, and is now voting along straight
party lines with the Republicans.
It is therefore apparent that Republicans will lie, buy, or steal an
election in order to serve their corporate masters and not the people. Now, if
this is the type of Senate you want to represent you this election year, then go for it. However, before you cast your vote in this
critical November election, please take into
consideration that the person whom you vote into office -- cannot be replaced by you or anyone else in the Senate for
another SIX LONG YEARS.
it is your desire to reform our Senate or Government in the near
future, you will be waiting for a very long period of time to accomplish this
objective. In addition, the possibility also exists that many of today's elderly
voters may not be able to vote for a Senator
again. For these citizens, six years can be a very long period of time.
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Voters should also consider that political tax cuts are only temporary
incomes or solutions that can be repealed or stopped by any political party
within any selected election year, and that includes this election year. In
addition, tax cuts do not help our "low income" workers, senior citizens, or military veterans who are solely dependent on government "fixed incomes" each month -- incomes so low that recipients are not required to pay any federal taxes, except federal and state taxes charged at the retail sector.
In retrospect, what our "low
income" workers and senior citizens desire is a permanent income that
is applied by law in the form of a national minimum wage for workers and an
annual COLA income increase, neither of which has been provided. In
addition, stimulus payments are similar to a tax cut because these payments
are also on a "temporary" basis that can be repealed or overturned by our government or some Government Economic Commission whose members may prefer that the
national budget should have first priority over the livelihood and financial
needs of the people.
It will therefore be your vote this coming November that will determine if
this nation will address the needs of its people and not the Republican Party which has a historic political record of catering
to the rich, stonewalling legislation progress, shutting down the government -- a political party that has not introduced one damn bill
in the Senate recently that would create more jobs or boost working class incomes
that are now behind the times. This election year is about the people
against the corporations, and not about any political party. Perhaps we the voting people may be bettor off by electing more, not fewer,
Democrats to the entire Congress.
For those who may be disenchanted with our current President during these difficult times, perhaps the best time to correct
this problem should be in the 2012 election. If President Obama does not perform for the "will of the people" within the next two
years, I will be marching along with you to replace him.
Was it not the Republicans who advocated that President George Bush should remain in
the White House in regard to another difficult time is our recent history that
related to two wars? We should focus on the fact that we are currently not
only fighting two military wars abroad, but we now have a
third war to deal with -- our nation's economic survival. The only way this can be resolved is by our votes on election