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Just how bad is the economy? A FreedomWorks activist sounds off.
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Just how bad is the economy? A FreedomWorks activist sounds off.

I received an excellent email this morning from a FreedomWorks activist in response to a call to action that was sent yesterday regarding the massive stimulus package currently working its way through Congress. While we don't normally post emails from activists, over the last few weeks I've received literally hundreds of great responses, all with messages and ideas that I think others would find interesting.

02/12/2009
CALL FOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY REGARDING THE NEGOTIATION PROCESS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SO-CALLED STIMULUS PACKAGE
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CALL FOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY REGARDING THE NEGOTIATION PROCESS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SO-CALLED STIMULUS PACKAGE

Cick here to download PDF We, the undersigned organizations representing millions of taxpayers, small businesses, families, senior citizens and shareholders believe that transparency and accountability are of the utmost importance both in the negotiation and likely implementation process of the massive spending package Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama seek to enact in the next few days under the guise of “economic stimulus.”

02/12/2009
Dangers of the Stimulus
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Dangers of the Stimulus

Gary Wolfram, a professor at Hillsdale College, has a great article in Human Events today.  The article argues against the stimulus package on various grounds including the speed with which it's being passed, the size, and the negative effects that it will have on the economy.  He describes "crowding out" in the third to the last paragraph:

02/09/2009
An Open Letter to Majority Leader Reid and President Obama
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An Open Letter to Majority Leader Reid and President Obama

To: Senate Majority Leader Reid, President ObamaAmericans face a time of great economic challenge, and have watched with equally great interest as the House of Representatives and now the Senate have crafted legislation designed to address that challenge. Last night, news of a compromise was announced in the Senate that would provide the sixty votes required to move the bill forward. As of the writing, however, the full details of the compromise have not been made public, and no legislative text has been published for open review.

02/07/2009
Capitol Comment Number 429
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Capitol Comment Number 429

To download a PDF of this article, please click here.

02/06/2009
FreedomWorks Ad Campaign Targets Key Senators on Stimulus
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FreedomWorks Ad Campaign Targets Key Senators on Stimulus

This week FreedomWorks unveiled an ad campaign targeting Sens. Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Susan Collins (R-ME), George Voinovich (R-OH), and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) over how they will vote on the more than $1 trillion stimulus plan now before the U.S. Senate.  These print ads, scheduled to run in targeted newspapers in each senator's state, highlight the potentially devastating economic impact that the proposed stimulus plan threatens and urges them to oppose it. An excerpt from the ad relays that this legislation:

02/04/2009
Top 10 Reasons to Oppose the Stimulus
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Top 10 Reasons to Oppose the Stimulus

[click here to download a .pdf of this report for printing] As with medicine, the first rule of law making should be first, do no harm. The “stimulus” bill fails this test spectacularly. Among so many other reasons to tell your U.S. Representative and Senators in Washington to oppose the stimulus, the Top 10 are:

02/02/2009

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