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Spending crisis

Are we about to watch as congress and the White House and the Democrat led Senate,

(Harry Reid) engage in activity that goes against the grain of what it means to be an American…

This if true is an amazing story about how the US senate is out of control of the ordinary American Citizen.

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This was received in an email. Dear Patriot, There is a looming crisis in federal spending that has
been conveniently ignored by the mainstream media. Federal retirement benefits have soared for
civil servants and military personnel, but the government has not put a single dollar in reserve to
pay for the benefits! This is one more example of the irresponsible way Congress spends our tax
dollars.

By law, private retirement plans are required to be pre-funded. Meanwhile the Federal
government does not hold itself to the same standard, kicking the metaphorical can down
the road by offering retirement benefits without creating a retirement account to pay the bills.

Private pension plans hold over $2.3 trillion in stocks, bonds and other assets, and even state
and local governments hold over $3 trillion in reserves to pay retirement benefits as they should.
Last year the federal government paid a record $268 billion in retirement benefits out of general
fund revenues. All total, the unfunded liability for federal and military retirement benefits stands
at $5.7 trillion, which is dangerously close to the unfunded mandate of social security which has
an expected shortfall of $6.5 trillion. By abdicating their responsibility to assure the long term
health of our economy, Congress chooses to kick the can down the road a little further each year,
leaving us at a point where there is no more road to kick down.

The problem is not the government
employees who were promised a retirement plan when they were hired. For many, retirement
benefits were the deciding factor between a private sector career and choosing the security of
a government pension program. My issue is with elected leaders who use money that should
fund retirement benefits for government workers on pet projects and pork-barrel spending
instead.

It is not a matter of stripping promised retirement benefits from retired federal workers,
just as we have no desire to take away Social Security benefits from those who depend on
them. The answer lies in significant reduction of the federal government by returning to
Constitutional limits on federal power. Power must be returned to the states, ending the
Big Brother mentality pervasive in Washington DC. We don’t need a Washington bureaucrat
deciding what’s best for our communities, and it’s clear we also cannot afford it.

Our movement must stay vigilant and organized as we roar from the rooftops to stop the
financial insanity running rampant in the halls of government before it is too late.

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Sincerely, Roger Stockton Co-Founder, Western Representation PAC

Federal judge blocks states rights?

Virginia rules, now we have rights again, this is headed for the supreme court.

As the sheriff says, Are we fighting our own government, as the sheriff of maricopa county Arizona believes?

Arizona, fights dictator?  Will this be the headline in just two months time?

Is america going down…

Liberals are trying to ruin this country, it is time to vote them out of office, it is time for them to step down, if they do not like to live here they need to leave.

Should we throw out the Tenth Amendment, if were smart enough to figure out this, then why cant a federal judge read one thing and understand how easy this really is.

One Judge, throws constitution out the window and now we are all racist if you don’t like it your a racist, what a mess, we have and if you

go back in time to just a few weeks ago you would see who actually started this whole mess, yes, you heard it right.

But really, if this situation had not been hyped by the media, no one would even care about what Arizona did.

It would not even be news.

But now we have the potential for a riot, and the bad thing is this the people are being bussed in from a state that does not even have anyone living there.

That is just plain stupid.

How is this possible I mean what do these people think that they are more than the whole.

It is of the people by the people and for the people, not one judge making a decision for everyone.

Just wait, after tonight, when the first illegal alien murders an American Citizen, that blood will forever be on her hands.

It is something that no one should ever want to have, but this judge made that decision it will be struck down by the supreme court.

Because, of the Tenth amendment to the constitution, this law is legal and there is nothing that anyone can do to stop it, it is infuriating that

we have judges that act politically and making a political decision, because this is Constitutional ethics 101.

Do states have the right to enforce Federal law, Yes they do and then some, because it is not a government of the person, but of the people, the framers of the

constitution knew this and that is why they created the tenth amendment, this judge took the easy way out and made the easy decision.

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So, have we come to the point in our nation where we no longer make decisions by the law of the land but now we make decisions based on political will, that is not the way this nation was setup to work it is against everything that our fore fathers sacrificed to create for us and our children, it is against the will of the American people.