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April 2011

The Canary in the Coal Mine

Events in the Middle East are rapidly moving toward total chaos. Eyes worldwide are directed toward every country but the one that is most important–Israel. It has been called the “world’s canary in the coal mine.” You know the story of how miners carried canaries into coal mines to detect poisonous methane gas. It was […]

Buy, Buy American Pie

A Letter from Rep. Allen West – 22nd Congressional Distrist, FL

Dear Patriot, Greetings to our Constituents, fellow Floridians, and all Americans, it is time for another weekly update. First, let me say Happy Passover, Happy Easter, and Happy Resurrection Day. I pray everyone enjoyed a special and family-oriented Holy Week celebrating restoration, redemption, and resurrection. Along the lines of restoration, I feel it is time […]

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Fight organized crime.  Re-elect no one! ~ Anonymous

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“If you voted for Obama in 2008 to prove you’re not a racist, You’ll have to vote for someone else in 2012 to prove you’re not an idiot.” ~ Author Unknown

The Fear Caucus

“The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the Lord will be exalted. ” (Proverbs 29:25) Why do Republicans, even good Republicans, always cave to the Democrats on key issues? The answer is simple: They have become captives of fear and fear does not make for good policy. The Republicans could […]

Economics 101: Cost of the Tax Code

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“A nation can survive its fools and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and he carries his banners openly against the city. But the traitor moves among those within the gates freely, his sly whispers rustling through all alleys, […]

“Like a Hawk!”

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All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to … remain silent. ~Thomas Paine

Stop Being Nice

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Until you do something, nothing is going to change. ~Anonymous

Those Voices Don’t Speak for the Rest of Us!

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“Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!” ~ Patrick Henry

Popular Vote for Election of President

Three Arguments Against the Electoral College The risk of so-called “faithless” Electors, The possible role of the Electoral College in depressing voter turnout, and Its failure to accurately reflect the national popular will. The risk of so-called “faithless” Electors. A “faithless Elector” is one who is pledged to vote for his party’s candidate for president […]

How the National Popular Vote Works

The following is a letter written in 2011 to our Representatives in opposition to HB 3517 as testimony to be added to the public record. Dear Representatives, HB 3517 enacts Interstate Compact for Agreement among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. Please accept this as testimony for the hearing being held […]

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When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people. Edmund Burke Read more: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/edmund_burke_5.html#ixzz1JIFaIkxO