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Dear Members of the U.S. Senate: In the last two years, the Federal Reserve Board has lent several trillion dollars to banks and other private companies, financial and non-financial institutions through a series of special lending facilities. The total amount of loans made through facilities exceeds the annual budget of the United States. In addition, it guaranteed trillions of dollars of various assets and also made hundreds of billions of dollars available to several foreign central banks through currency swap arrangements.
For today's reading, may I refer you to my Human Events article "Who Wants This Healthcare 'Reform'?" in which I discuss not only that question but also the issue of whether it is OK for such massive legislation to be passed on a party-line vote. Please see "Who Wants This Healthcare 'Reform'?", Ross Kaminsky, HumanEvents.com, 12/3/09http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34652
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Even during this busy holiday season, our work continues in the pursuit of "Lower Taxes, Less Government, and More Freedom"!Our intelligence tells us that the Cap and Trade issue will resurface in force in January and February of 2010. Thankfully, there are numerouse organizations working together to oppose this egregious proposal.
Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont.) recently explained the reason that Democrats are attempting to ram through Senate Majority Leader Reid's (D-Nev.) takeover of the healthcare system:Health-care reform is fundamentally about lowering health-care costs.
It looks like some members of the Republican establishment are starting to fear primary challenges by the Tea Party folks.The Wall Street Journal reports that Colorado Republicans have adopted a “Platform for Prosperity,” intended to placate populist outrage, and are strongly encouraging all candidates for state office in 2010 to get on board.
To support legislation intended to nullify any future federal health care mandates, the Virginia Campaign for Liberty has created a website dedicated to the fight for Virginians’ 10th Amendment rights.From the head of VAC4L, Donna Holt:A new campaign called the Virginia 10th Amendment Revolution is sweeping the state of Virginia. This movement is targeting the federal government’s over-reaching powers not delegated to it by the states.
When it was announced on Thursday that the Senate would be taking a vote to proceed with health care legislation on Saturday, a number of groups in Virginia sprang into action.Kudos to: We Surround Them - Richmond, the Richmond Liberty Alliance, and Tertium Quids for their quick response.
Has the global warming lie and conspiracy been truly exposed?
The future as envisioned by Judge Andrew Napolitano in an article reposted at Reason.com is a bleak one indeed with no limits on Congressional power. Napolitano does an exquisite job of summing up what is really going on here and the very freedoms at stake. The entire article deserves to be read, shared, and read again. Maybe printed and tacked above your computer. Certainly your Senator needs to hear this