John R. Houk
© May 21, 2013
Former comedian turned Fringe Leftist Senator – Al Franken – unsurprisingly is becoming implicated in the IRS Scandal to target Conservative Tea Partiers to silence any opposition to his reelection bid in 2014. Apparently the Obama Administration has made a bid to maintain political power by using the Internal Revenue Service to target Conservatives – especially Tea Party people – to villainize them and to stop the real truth to expose Democrat deceit and Obama illicit deception.
The Conservative Campaign Committee (which I believe is a part of the Tea Party Express) is targeting Senator Al Franken (an Obamunista) reelection campaign. In a fund raising email CCC utilizes Franken’s involvement with the IRS Scandal to collect a political war chest to help the (probable) best Tea Party Conservative to defeat Franken.
(The Subsidiarity Times) Giving his take on the recently exposed IRS Scandal where the IRS targeted right-leaning non-profit groups for harsher treatment then left-leaning non-profit groups, talk show host Jason Lewis stated that he believed the recent revelation that seven Democratic senators, Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Al Franken (D-MN), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Tom Udall (D-NM), had written the IRS in 2012 and demanded that the agency go after right-leaning non-profit groups, now implicated the whole Democratic Party in this scandal.
“When you really talk about connecting the dots, this is no longer a presidential scandal, this is a Democratic scandal” said Lewis.
Lewis started off his talking point by explaining the scandal’s original basic details and then pointed out that shortly after the seven Democratic senators sent the letter, the IRS targeted around five hundred groups associated with right-leaning terms such as Tea Party, Constitution and Patriot for additional scrutiny and harassment for details about their organizations.
“It effectively neutralized (these right-leaning groups), at least in 2012, and maybe in 2010, maybe going back a decade, we don’t know! Nobody knows, because nobody’s talking!” said Lewis. (Bold Emphasis Mine – READ the REST; Jason Lewis: IRS Scandal now an explicitly Democratic Party scandal; By Professor Wall; The Subsidiarity Times; 5/17/13)
Here is the CCC email writing of Al Franken’s involvement in the IRS Scandal and their request for funding to aid in Franken’s election defeat.
DRUDGE REPORT: Al Franken urged IRS to target Tea Party
By Lloyd Marcus
Sent: 5/17/2013 7:46 PM
Sent by Conservative Campaign Committee
Today the Drudge Report published a Daily Caller news story which implicates liberal Democrat Senator Al Franken in the growing IRS scandal. In 2012, as part of an effort to use the IRS to intimidate and silence conservative groups, Al Franken called on the IRS to target the tea party.
Franken co-authored a letter to the IRS along with a handful of other Democrat Senators demanding that the IRS target tea party groups applying for 501c4 non-profit status. Then Franken spoke out at a press conference on March 21, 2012 where he told the media:
“I think that there hasn’t been enforcement by the FEC and the IRS… That’s pretty hinky. I mean, they really aren’t doing that, and that I think there needs to be a look at that…”
Al Franken got his wish and the IRS targeted, investigated, harrassed (sic) and intimidated tea party organizations and other conservative groups.
Now it’s time to hold Al Franken accountable for his shameful actions of trying to use the IRS to conservative voices in this country. It’s time we defeated Al Franken and ousted him from the U.S. Senate once and for all. Please support our campaign to “Defeat Al Franken” and help us replace him with a constitutional conservative who will serve the people of this great nation, and not be a puppet for Barack Obama and his minions.
You can support our “Defeat Al Franken” campaign with a contribution of any amount from as little as $5 up to the maximum allowed contribution of $5,000. To support our efforts, please make an online contribution – HERE.
Barack Obama is heavily invested in Al Franken’s re-election for reasons that should be obvious by now, and we need your help to boot Barack Obama’s good pal out of the U.S. Senate.
Franken-Obama Yucking it up
Friends, we MUST defeat Al Franken in the upcoming midterm elections.
With Franken already amassing a warchest of over $2 million and launching his Senate re-election campaign, we here at the Conservative Campaign Committee are launching our TV and radio ad campaigns to “Defeat Al Franken” and we need your support.
You can also mail in a contribution to our headquarters here:
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Al Franken an IRS Obamunista
John R. Houk
© May 21, 2013
DRUDGE REPORT: Al Franken urged IRS to target Tea Party
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Justin Smith utilizes Senator Rand Paul’s recent filibuster as the foundational starting point to write about the Obama Administration’s – with Attorney General Eric Holder as a reference – abuse of the U.S. Constitution.
Stand For Liberty
By Justin O. Smith
Sent: 3/14/2013 3:23 PM
In a fascinating and charismatic stand for Our U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and Liberty for all Americans, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) demanded on March 6, 2013 that Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder specifically give clarification regarding the Obama administration’s policy on using unmanned armed aircraft (drones) overseas and on American soil. When Holder gave several ambiguous statements and circled any honest answer pertaining to provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act, enacted by Executive Order on 12-31-12, allowing the president to detain U.S. citizens indefinitely and to kill Americans who are deemed terrorists or “enemy combatants,” Senator Paul vowed to block the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA until he received some satisfactory answers (Presidents have long used the word “privelege” in Article I Sec 9 as a tool to ignore habeas corpus). And thus ensued an amazing lesson in government and the U.S. Constitution, as Senator Paul delivered a thirteen hour filibuster!
Twelve other Republicans and one Democrat, Ron Wyden (Oregon) supported Paul during his 13 hour soliloquy, but the bulk of the Republican Party was notably and unfortunately missing in action during this intense, momentous and historic moment, which prompted Senator Paul’s observation, “If there were an ounce of courage in this body I would be joined by other senators… saying they will not tolerate this.” So, in stark contrast Senator Rand Paul struck a blow for all Americans and Liberty, as Republican-in-name-only Senator Lamar Alexander’s (R-TN) office would not divulge his whereabouts during the filibuster; and, RHINO Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), who had dinner with Obama and eleven others during the filibuster, gushed like a teenage girl over the attention they received, as they were groomed to once more betray their constituency and the American people regarding upcoming financial matters.
Senators Graham (R-SC) and McCain (R-AZ) suggested that Senator Paul was doing “a disservice to Americans by making them think that somehow they’re in danger from their government.” As McCain added, “They’re not. But we are in danger from a dedicated longstanding, easily replaceable-leadership enemy that is hell bent on our destruction,” I thought that statement was fairly applicable to Obama and the Progressive Democrats as much as it was to Al Qaeda.
Remember that Holder has been undermining the U.S. legal system for a long time. The Holder Justice Department has prosecuted U.S. agents unfairly due to previously approved methods of interrogating terrorists, who have no standing under the U.S. Constitution (parallels “piracy”) or the Geneva Convention. Holder himself has represented Al Qaeda terrorists pro bono during his time with the law firm of Covington and Burling. He has unconstitutionally overseen the military trial of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Mohammed; now, he once again has conferred Constitutional rights on a terrorist/enemy combatant where none should exist and, in fact, do not exist in the case of Sulaiman Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and chief propagandist for Al Qaeda. And this is the man we are supposed to trust when he states that “no intention” exists to use drone strikes in America… the very same Eric Holder who ignored due process in the international child custody case of Elian Gonzalez.
Due process of the law has been integral to the American way since George Mason and others penned the Bill of Rights, and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) pointedly stated, “The question of whether the United States government can kill a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil when that individual does not pose an imminent threat or grievous bodily harm is a fundamental issue of Liberty. It is an issue of enforcing the explicit language of Our Constitution.” It is within this context that all Americans must take pause and object to Holder’s reluctance and hesitancy to offer an unequivocal and certain, “No…the president does not have the authority to kill a U.S. citizen on American soil who is not engaged in combat,” as he eventually did on March 7, after a month and a half of pressure from Congress!
This controversy largely arose over the Obama refusal to allow Congress to see the legal opinions that authorize drone strikes, although regular reports have been made to the House and Senate Intelligence and Armed Forces Committees. The critical question centers on Congressional oversight of a covert war against suspected terrorists, as Obama has grabbed too much power and violated the U.S. Constitution in his so-called “efforts to keep the nation safe.”
Virginia E. Sloan, the president of the Constitution Project (civil liberties group/DC), stated in February, “We have this drone war, and the American public has no idea what the rules are, and Congress doesn’t know much more… speeches are absolutely no substitute for the actual memos in hand.”
Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, said: “What Rand Paul had to say about drones absolutely fired up conspiracy theorists on the left as well as the right.” Setting aside conspiracies, a known fact represents reality; and, America’s reality is an Obama administration and Homeland Security who warned of the ranks of potential terrorists being filled by “right wing extremists” and “Christian conservatives.”
Attorney General Holder has not told us the criteria used to mark a person as an enemy combatant. He also did not back off his contention that the president has the authority to pursue military action inside the U.S. in extraordinary circumstances, which is currently and technically correct; however, this also requires numerous signatures from the other branches of government, and it still gives the impression of flying in the face of Posse Comitatus [NCCR Editor: Read HERE, HERE and HERE]. And it was this assertion that sparked Senator Paul’s filibuster, as he declared, “I have allowed the president to pick his appointees… But I will not sit quietly and let him shred the Constitution.”
One should also note that the U.S. has developed miniature drone listening devices that go unnoticed as they hover over areas, like something out of Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451′ or Orwell’s ’1984′. That’s well and good if they’re hovering over a terrorist camp, but do we really want to use this in America? … Embrace Big Brother… And even if we do, shouldn’t we still demand the application of the 4th, 5th and 6th Amendments?
Over the course of the filibuster several senators, such as Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, attempted to lessen the strain of the effort on Senator Paul by asking questions and speaking themselves. Cruz read passages from ‘Henry V’ and lines from the movie ‘Patton’. At one point, Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), who struggles with a cane due to a stroke, delivered hot tea and an apple to Paul’s desk, but a doorkeeper removed them; not to be outdone, House Republican Louie Gohmert from Texas stood off to the side of the Senate floor in a show of support.
One person can make a difference when they stand up for a righteous cause, and no one should take any U.S. President’s word, especially this one’s, that his administration’s policy in any area remains consistent with our laws and systems of checks and balances, regardless of claims of “transparency”. By offering his resolution stating that the use of unmanned, armed aircraft on U.S. soil against American citizens violates the Constitution and delivering 13 hours of explanation and education, Senator Paul opened the eyes of many Americans, who want a better balance between protecting our security and protecting our Liberty; even CodePink called and thanked him “for standing up against abuses of power.” So, the next time you hear Senator Rand Paul, or anyone, ask “are you so afraid that you are willing to trade your freedom for security,” reply “No!”…and stand up for Liberty!
By Justin O. Smith
Edited by John R. Houk
© Justin O. Smith
I appreciate Rep. Michele Bachman (R-WI) not only because she is a Conservative but also she is a person of Christian faith. She recently sent out a video asking her supporters to be aware the Dems have an agenda to win the majority in the House again and reinstall Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as Speaker of the House. I understand the video is actually a fund raiser; nonetheless Bachmann has become a national figure that indeed deserves national support for any agenda that works against the Leftist Democratic Party. So I am posting this video to help her garner some financial support to keep the fight going against the Dems.
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Posted: Feb 21, 2013
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Please — if you can — stop what you are doing right now and listen to my message immediately.
The Democrats, under President Obama’s leadership, are working overtime to install Nancy Pelosi as Speaker again, and we don’t have much time to stop this. I need you to listen to my message right away.
We must fight back now.
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I heard a clip on Fox News of President Barack Hussein Obama relating a conversation (I am uncertain if it was in person or by mail) with a kid relating to gun control. I also saw four children sitting while the President addressed publically his concept of gun control.
Paraphrasing from memory the President said this kid asked something like, “I know you (meaning BHO) have to wait for Congress to enact laws, but can you do something about guns?”
Keep in mind this is just a paraphrase. The point though is BHO is using children to justify controlling citizens’ use of guns against the Second Amendment specific Right to Bear Arms.
With that in mind check out this email from Matthew Staver of the Liberty Counsel reporting on BHO intentions about guns and the Second Amendment.
Biden: 19 ways to bypass Congress
By Matthew Staver
Founder and Chairman
Sent: January 16, 2013 12:09 PM
Sent by Liberty Counsel
According to published reports, President Obama’s “gun control” measures will include 19 Executive Orders (EOs), as recommended by Vice President Biden’s task force, that he says are within his power to execute. Already, at least one irate Congressman has threatened to start impeachment procedures if the President follows through with his gun control agenda without regard to the legislative process.
Our constitutional rights are being dismantled before our eyes as the Obama axis of power rolls roughshod over the rule of law in America. I am calling on ALL patriots to join Liberty Counsel in our “I Second the First” campaign to protect our Constitution!
Please see my very important update below – Mat.
President Obama must truly believe that the legislative process is too much of a nuisance and just too bothersome to be useful.
You know the process I mean…the one mandated in our Constitution as established by the Founders – the process at the heart of the rule of law in our nation.
Perhaps the President thinks it just takes too long to establish laws lawfully. Or, maybe he thinks the Constitution is too cumbersome and his Executive Orders are a more efficient and modern alternative way to “get things done.”
More likely, he is fully aware that his proposals would never pass through the lawful legislative process. Someone on his imperial staff may have noticed that we pesky citizens can sometimes thwart the President’s best Leftist ideas before they have a chance trample all over the People’s liberties!
Judging from his actions, it is even possible the President believes that the checks and balances defined by the Constitution were just fine for a young nation in the 18th Century, but that it has been necessary for the Executive Branch’s prerogatives to “evolve” to have the decisiveness required in the 21st Century.
Whatever the President’s thoughts, they are clearly not worthy of the Oath of Office he will renew next Monday! That oath, laid out in Article I, Section 1 of the Constitution, is simple and to the point:
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of the President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
John, I’ll leave it to you decide if Barack Obama is fulfilling his solemn oath by undermining and circumventing the Constitution.
++A lawless administration in action.
The reality of how the Obama administration intends to operate during the President’s second term has dominated the news cycles for several days now. President Obama, on the recommendation of Vice President Biden, is considering enacting as many as 19 Executive Orders on gun control.
This is Barack Obama’s style of leadership. Thomas Jefferson, a major contributor to the checks and balances enshrined in the Constitution, called it “elective despotism.” It is an overarching abuse of power.
Barack Obama’s 19 executive power grabs on “gun control” (the number as of today, anyway – there could be a lot more coming) are likely just the beginning of this administration’s attempt to trample on the Second Amendment Right to Bear Arms.
Here’s Liberty Counsel’s resolute position on this issue: We must “stick to our guns” and resist this tyranny!
The very purpose of the Second Amendment was to allow citizens to bear arms to protect their hard-won freedom and defend themselves from future tyrants. Yet today, we seem to have forgotten that the first battle of the American Revolution erupted when the tyrant King George’s forces marched to disarm the colonists by seizing an important powder magazine and armory!
It is now clear that the Obama administration fully intends to shake off all restraint in pursuing its dangerous, “progressive” agenda – even when it infringes on Americans’ right to bear arms, exercise their religious liberties, or hold sacred their rights of conscience.
That’s why Liberty Counsel launched our powerful “I Second the First” campaign to tell our elected officials…
“We the people” demand that the federal government return to the rule of law as established by the United States Constitution!
We will stand together and protect our Constitution and its precious First and Second Amendments, the very heart of every American’s Bill of Rights, against radical attacks!
If you haven’t done so already, please click here now to join many tens of thousands of Liberty Counsel patriots in signing this powerful petition:
Whether or not you have already signed our petition, PLEASE forward it to as many like-minded, patriotic Americans as possible!
I am now planning to have this petition hand delivered to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, January 23rd. By then, I would like to deliver this message with 100,000 signers.
Please add your name now:
++Congressman takes Obama’s power grab very seriously.
Representative Steve Stockman (R-TX) has threatened to file articles of impeachment against President Obama if he institutes gun control measures through Executive Orders.
In a statement, Representative Stockman wrote…
“I will seek to thwart this action by any means necessary, including but not limited to eliminating funding for implementation, defunding the White House, and even filing articles of impeachment.”
Steve Stockman should be joined by hundreds of his fellow Congressmen! The way in which the Obama administration is operating mocks the balance of power as set out in the Constitution!
John, we simply cannot allow our constitutionally protected rights to be dismantled by a tyrannical president with no regard for the rule of law or the checks and balances of power built into our Constitution!
If you haven’t already done so, please click here now to add your name to this important petition:
In appreciation for the stand you are taking, we will send you a complimentary “I Second the First” sticker for you to display on your car, home, or anywhere you feel it will have an impact.
This is a citizen action that every freedom-loving American should take. If you would, after signing, please make your circle of friends aware of this campaign and the availability of our complimentary “I Second the First” campaign stickers.
Thank you and God bless America!
Mathew Staver, Founder and Chairman
P.S. President Obama intends to enact Executive Orders to limit, or in some cases even eliminate, gun rights. Our constitutional rights must be protected from the assaults of any despot, including this one!
We’ll send your colorful “I Second the First” campaign sticker as soon as we record your signed petition. May God bless you!
P.P.S. To see more about the work of the Liberty Counsel family of organizations, go to www.libertycounsel.com
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John R. Houk
© December 3, 2012
I believe there was a time that American voters had a concern about stealth Marxism/Communism transforming America into a Collective in which Liberty and Civil Rights were defined by the State rather than Constitutional Rule of Law. After Election 2012 I now believe Americans could care less about American Freedoms. People are simply willing to have their lives and culture defined by the State.
Feel me, hear me, see me and touch me and tell me what to believe for my own good. The toehold to despotism is the illusion of government dependent beneficence. If the government is the hand that feeds you and the creator of a temporal synthetic existence causing security euphoria, then actual Liberty won and instituted by law by the people and for the people will be lost to an oligarchic bureaucracy that in turn has government policy distributed by a ruling elite.
The polarization in America is between hardcore Leftists that have convinced (apparently most) Americans that a Secular Humanist, Multicultural Diverse and Judeo-Christian destroying society is the path to utopia AND those Americans that have an awareness of fiscal responsibility, Social Conservatism based on Judeo-Christianity as well as the Original Intent of the Founding Fathers revolutionizing the Rule of Law of a Representative Republic.
We Americans on the Right side of the polarized scale must step up our level to communicate to Americans the risks to American Liberty by unwittingly investing in the Socialist-Marxist-Communist journey to the illusion of a man-made utopia. Friends, there is no such thing as a utopia that realizes the greater good for the betterment of humankind when the architect is man.
Yes, I am a Christian. I am a Christian that believes a great debt is owed to Jews. Even though the Jews do not share the Christian sentiment of Salvation in Christ Jesus, the New Testament clearly proclaims that Salvation is of the Jews. Our Savior was born a Jew, raised a Jew and lived as a Jew in His earthly walk that led to the Crucifixion, Death and bodily Resurrection that Christians believe brings Deliverance from bondage of a Satan influenced age and a transference to the Kingdom of God.
The only utopia on planet Earth will be after the Creator forms the New Earth-New Jerusalem and the New Heaven in which the nations that have come to their senses believe in the Kingship of Jesus Christ. The Rule of Law will not be devised by humanity; rather humanity will have the Will of God imprinted in their new creation spirit knowing instantly the good rejecting any evil that separates from God Almighty.
Yes that is correct. I injected faith and politics as the God-Kind of life that government will be like without humanity calling the shots. The Founding Fathers realized that government should not have any business in religion yet that religion (specifically the Christian religion) must be the conscience of government. Robbing America of a Christian conscience has slowly changed our society in which greed, violence and distrust are embedded in our culture.
We Americans of the Right must find a way to reinstill the vision of the Founding Fathers complete with the conscience that keeps government in line and by extension our culture in a better moral state.
You may wonder what set off this line of thought. Well it was an article by Trevor Loudon that exposes the tentacles of the Left forming policy of the Democratic Party as administered by the Obama regime on the USA.
JRH 12/3/12 (Hat Tip: Danny Jeffrey)
By John R. Houk
© November 27, 2012
Burr Deming is my Liberal friend (no I did not choke those words – Burr is a Christian man) in which obvious reigns true; i.e. we rarely agree on a point of view.
Burr is taking the view that Susan Rice can be excused for lying to the Senate oversight committees and the American Public about what the cause actually was for the Benghazigate murder and atrocities to a diplomatically protected Ambassador and three other Americans.
The liberal logic runs that Republicans are to blame because they voted to decrease Embassy security. Let’s never mind that Obama is slashing the military budget to unconscionable lows for the security of America. Never mind that regardless of Embassy security cuts it was probably a compromise to not cut the military budget even further. Never mind that a budget cut does not mean the Obama Administration through the State Department leaves an American Ambassador unprotected in a volatile nation that had glaring evidence of al Qaeda activity. Never mind that was security that was told to hold on help for Ambassador Stevens and a couple of ex-Navy SEALs dispatched themselves to aid Stevens after hearing no help was forth coming. Never mind that took the State Department spin about an insignificant anti-Muslim movie that was made on the scale of garage home videos and that only a trailer was posted on Youtube.
Yes, my fellow Conservatives it is smoke and mirrors to deflect the truth that Susan Rice was the mouthpiece for Obama/Clinton lies to Americans to exonerate their hind quarters for a dishonorable travesty that could have been prevented.
Newsmax has sent what I think is a paid sponsor email that supports Allen West. In case you are not aware the election in FL-18 is plagued with voting irregularities that smack of voting fraud. It is obvious a total recount should proceed however election officials in the district refuse to do so and the local courts are – SURPRISE – making decisions with the idiotic claim of a lack of evidence to have a recount:
“The St. Lucie judge said that the West campaign had not established sufficient evidence to warrant a recount of early voting ballots.
Last week, a judge in Palm Beach County dismissed West’s first lawsuit saying that, “the law is clear…courts should not get involved in the election process”
The email from Newsmax is sponsored by the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA).
Allen West Needs Your Help
By Michael Thielen
Sent: Nov 17, 2012 at 7:33 AM
Sent from: RNLA
Sent by Newsmax
Urgent from the Republican National Lawyers Association
Re: Allen West Recount Demand
The Allen West election is not and should not be over!
Every legal vote should be counted once, and the candidate who takes office should be the one who the people – not election officials – select.
Sadly this has not been the case in Allen West’s recent election race – where Florida officials have failed to conduct a proper count.
No election should be certified until the people have confidence that their votes were counted and not disenfranchised by illegal votes or other nefarious activities.
There is compelling evidence Allen West has not been provided a proper and accurate vote count.
Already, there are multiple reports that have surfaced about “disturbing irregularities” in Rep. West’s 18th Congressional district in Florida.
Many are worried that this district has been plagued by “incompetence, illegal activity and possible fraud.”
It gets worse.
The Supervisor of Elections in one of the counties in Rep. West’s district does not even know how many votes were cast in the election!
Gertrude Walker, a Democrat, is the Election Supervisor in charge of St. Lucie County.
She has had problems in previous elections.
She initially said there were 779 provisional ballots but later said there were 691 provisional ballots and claimed the first number she reported was a “guesstimate.”
But most recently she gave a list of 713 provisional ballots but has yet to give a number of rejected provisional ballots.
This is typical of Ms. Walker.
But the bottom line is Ms. Walker has yet to give a final total of votes for the election and it has been almost two weeks.
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The Allen West campaign reports that:
Congressman West maintained a district wide lead of nearly 2000 votes until the St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections “recounted” thousands of early ballots. Following that “recount” Congressman West trailed by 2,400 votes. In addition, there were numerous other disturbing irregularities reported at polls across St. Lucie County including the doors to polling places being locked when the polls closed in direct violation of Florida law, thereby preventing the public from witnessing the procedures used to tabulate results. The St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections office clearly ignored proper rules and procedures.
The problem in Allen West’s election started long before this recent Election Day in Florida.
Remember Palm Beach and the butterfly ballot in 2000?
Well, in 2012, Palm Beach used unreadable-by-computer absentee ballots that did not accurately list all ballot information.
The unbelievable solution was to manually “copy ballots.”
The Republican National Lawyers Association had members in Florida before Election Day observing.
I can tell you that the Democrat election officer was openly hostile to “Republican observers” and tried to throw them out.
This is a fight that is not going to end soon!
Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats want to tell you “it is over” for Allen West.
But all the ballots have not even been counted! It is not over until the people’s votes are counted.
And if we show serious irregularities, we can present that to the House committee that seats members of Congress. They can actually overrule Florida’s local Democrat officials and declare West the winner.
Even if the corrupt and/or incompetent partisan election officials in Florida chose Rep. Patrick Murphy, RNLA will keep fighting all the way to the House of Representatives until the truth comes out on who really won in Florida’s 18th District.
Right now, the RNLA is taking an active role in helping Allen West. But we need to do more.
Please help Allen West – Donate Here Now
As you may know, the RNLA is the leading Republican group fighting against vote fraud. We have been in business for 37 years and have an advisory board that includes Ronald Reagan’s former attorney general Ed Meese and George Bush’s Solicitor General Ted Olson.
We have fought these types of battles before and won.
I can assure you that Pelosi and her Union allies are pouring in money to help Patrick Murphy take this seat – and deny Allen West a fair count.
We at the RNLA are going to fight for you and Allen and demand a fair and full vote count!
But we urgently need funds to make this effort possible.
Please help us – Donate Here Now
RNLA will do its part to ensure that it is the voters — not partisan Democrat election officials — who determine the results.
Republican National Lawyers Association
P.S. Everyone remembers the chaos of Florida in 2000. This time it was Rep. Allen West involved in a razor-thin election that had numerous irregularities, gross incompetence, and possible fraud. Why do the Democrats want this race over? They don’t want you to know what really happened in Florida. Allen West was targeted by Pelosi and her allies because he’s a real conservative. Please help the RNLA in our fight for Allen – Donate now.
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John R. Houk
© November 7, 2012
I watched Fox News declare Obama the winner over Romney last night. Then I woke up this morning realizing it was not a mere nightmare. I had the sullen feeling I would have if my favorite football team had lost the Super Bowl (Seahawks by the way). My poor grandkids – I had the ‘you better not mess with mood’ working. I was so certain American voters were cognizant of the last four years of lies and deception that only committed Leftists would vote for the reelection of Barack Hussein Obama.
I am writing this without too much listening or reading to either the Conservative or the Leftist spin of Obama’s reelection victory.
The American voters have spoken. And yes I am aware this was a close election in the popular vote, but let’s be honest – Obama creamed Romney in the popular vote. As of writing these thoughts Florida still had not decided who got that State’s electoral votes. Guess what! Florida’s 29 electoral votes do not matter either way this election cycle. That is how big Obama won reelection.
Ergo, a majority of Americans believe in Obama’s vision for the USA and the transnational globe. Without attempting an exhaustive list that you could add upon here are some ideas to what American voters have chosen after already experiencing four years of Obamanation.
§ Obama’s entire academic political history has been following confirmed Marxists both of the Lenin/Stalinist Communism of people’s revolution and of Gramsci’s stealth revolution of transforming society under the radar.
§ Obama’s paper trail history has been covered up by Obama spending millions of dollars on lawyers to obfuscate the birth certificate issue, Social Security Card issue, the matter of citizenship of between a Kenyan Father, an Indonesian Step-Father and a mother with Marxist inclinations yet attracted to the Muslim culture. The document cover-up is particularly disturbing with hiding academic grades and papers written with an alleged academic mentality. Why hide those papers? Speculation is Obama may have felt the affinity Marxism may have been too strong for a remarkably Socialist enamored American electorate. Or Obama’s grades may have so poor an electorate my wonder how a Marxist undergrad moved up to the graduate level of Harvard (Occidental-Columbia-Harvard).
§ Obama’s religious mentor Jeremiah Wright immersed him in a liberal form of Christianity heavily influenced by Black Liberation Theology (BLT) combined with an affinity for the Muslim culture in which his childhood was immersed.
§ Obama’s role in leading America into a Socialist State by nationalizing healthcare and raising taxes including tax coercion to provide the illusion Obamacare is a fully funded government program.
§ Obama’s increasing of the National Debt to the point that U.S. financial cliff is in sight.
§ Obama’s use of an Executive Order to cover-up his Attorney General Eric Holder’s Fast and Furious scandal.
§ Obama’s lying because Benghazigate (Part 1 & Part 2) resulted in the death of four Americans especially that of Ambassador Chris Stevens who possessed the international protocol of diplomatic immunity.
§ I’m sure my fellow Conservatives can add to this list.
A MAJORITY OF AMERICAN VOTERS IGNORED THESE STAINS VALIDATING FOUR MORE YEARS OF OBAMA TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN CULTURE AWAY FROM WHAT HAS MADE AMERICA GOOD!
I may change my mind after I cool off from this American blindness; however at this moment I feel on a personal level I need to make changes in political allegiances because those that actually run the Republican Party are more interested in a status quo Conservatism rather than actual Fiscal Conservatism and Social Conservatism and American Exceptionalism in Foreign Policy.
I have two to four years to find that direction. I do believe I will launch the investigative process to find that godly route.
The Lord Jesus reigns today and forever and human polity will one day be one with Christ.
John R. Houk
© October 24, 2012
Early in the GOP race the Presidential nomination I was a supporter of Michele Bachmann. Bachmann is a Christian Pro-Life Conservative that gets it about Radical Islam creeping into the United States of America disguised as something known as Moderate Islam. Bachmann’s national support sadly waned rapidly after the Iowa Straw Poll. By the time of the Iowa Caucus she was a non-player in the GOP President race.
Bachmann wisely realized for whom the bell tolled and dropped out of the race and began to focus on a House reelection. She went home to realize that gerrymandering had messed up her Minnesota 6th District support. Bachmann has been involved in a tight race facing the debt of a national campaign, raising money for a District 6 race, her Democrat opponent being a millionaire and the National Dem Party pushing money into her Dem challenger’s race.
Even after such adversity Bachmann has maintained a slight poll lead over Hotel Magnet Jim Graves; however “slight” is the operative word. Bachmann has been placed in the position to daily ask for contributions for her reelection campaign to offset the Leftist Dem money flowing to challenger Graves. As a blogger I pray everyone that reads this post finds it in their heart to send at a little cash to Michele Bachmann even if you don’t reside in Minnesota District 6. Shucks partners, if you live anywhere in the great USA sends some dough to Michele Bachmann. Her continued experience as a Social Conservative and Tea Party mover and shaker is still needed as an influence in Congress’ House of Representatives.
I received short and sweet email from Michele Bachmann today:
John — Please — if you can — stop what you are doing right now and listen to my message immediately.
We can defeat Obama and his allies, but in order to do so, I need you to listen to my message.
We don’t have much time until the election.
Be sure to click on the links in the email to donate to Michele Bachmann’s campaign for reelection. Below is the direct link to the audio message Michele Bachmann desires you to listen to:
Bachmann runs hard, holds lead on Graves
Updated: October 24, 2012 – 1:22 PM
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is leading Democratic challenger Jim Graves heading into the final weeks of the campaign, according to a new poll commissioned by the Star Tribune.
Bachmann, who is waging one of the most expensive House campaigns in the nation against a political newcomer, is favored by 51 percent of likely voters in Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District, which stretches from west of St. Cloud to the Wisconsin border. Another 45 percent would choose Graves, a St. Cloud native and owner of Graves Hospitality Corp., an expansive hotel chain. Four percent of voters are undecided.
The Oct. 16 poll by Pulse Opinion Research sampled 1,000 likely voters in the Sixth and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.
Bachmann spent part of Saturday stumping at an American Legion fundraiser in Forest Lake.
“Michele is thrilled by the outpouring of support and is honored to have each and every vote. She will work hard until all the votes are counted,” campaign spokesman Chase Kroll said in response to the poll. “This poll is another indication that Michele’s proven track record of fighting for Minnesota families has strong support across the Sixth District.”
Unfazed by the poll results, Graves was also out campaigning Saturday, shaking hands and admiring the goods at a craft fair in Blaine.
“The only poll that counts is Nov. 6,” Graves said. “We’re going to continue working diligently to the last minute. … We’re going to continue getting the message out and hope that the electorate has an informed opinion on the day of the election. And if they do, I think it’s going to go our way.”
“All the polls are showing that this is a tight race,” campaign manager Adam Graves said. The campaign’s internal polls show Graves within 2 points of Bachmann. A recent KSTP poll showed her with a 9-point lead.
Bachmann was viewed favorably by 46 percent of likely voters and unfavorably by 45 percent in the two-person race. She ran strongest among men, conservatives and middle- and upper-income voters between 30 and 64. She also gets the support of 46 percent of independents.
Matthew Barber, a railroad company manager from Ramsey for whom fiscal issues are a top concern, says he is a staunch Bachmann supporter. “Michele Bachmann is very much along the lines of trying to bring fiscal sanity back to Congress,” he said. “Although I shouldn’t say back; that implies that there was fiscal sanity to begin with.”
A California transplant, Barber, 49, takes a small delight in Bachmann’s high profile and likes when friends back in California recognize his congresswoman. “She’s made herself by being outspoken,” he said.
Not surprisingly, Bachmann enjoyed widespread support among evangelical Christians — two-thirds said they would support her. But she also holds an edge among Catholic voters, 52 percent to 43 percent, even though Graves is Catholic.
Graves, however, holds his own among women, winning about half their votes. He also takes nearly half of independents and slightly more than half of those making less than $40,000.
He scores big with voters younger than 30 — 60 percent favor him — and gets a little over half of the senior vote. Overall, 37 percent of poll respondents view him favorably while the same percentage view him unfavorably and about a fifth of voters say they have a neutral impression of him.
Beth Grendahl-Hoff, of Anoka, says she’s supporting Graves. A Democrat, Grendahl-Hoff said she knows many Republicans and independents who are tired of Bachmann’s outsized national profile.
“I think a lot of people kind of feel like she’s really in it for herself, for the headlines,” Grendahl-Hoff said. “Michele Bachmann’s been in office so long, and she’s done so little for her district.”
Bachmann’s brief presidential campaign helped build that profile even further and left her with a nationwide network of donors who have helped her raise more than $11 million for her House campaign.
But her high-profile run — in which the Iowa-born Bachmann regularly identified herself as an Iowan, not a Minnesotan — doesn’t seem to have given her much of a bump back home. More than a third of respondents said the national campaign made them less likely to vote for the three-term incumbent. But 54 percent said it made no difference to them.
Economic issues weigh heavily on the Sixth District this year, with 46 percent naming jobs and economic growth as the issues that will most influence their vote. No other issue even came close.
Domestic issues such as Social Security and health care came in a distant second at 15 percent, followed closely by taxes and government spending. Only 10 percent named cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, while national security ranked last a 7 percent.
The Graves campaign has been hitting Bachmann on economic issues, including the recent shutdown at the Verso Paper Corp. mill in Sartell, and working to cast Graves as the pro-business candidate in the race.
But when asked which candidate would be more effective at working to improve the economy and create jobs in the district, 49 percent of poll respondents named Bachmann, 43 percent picked Graves and 7 percent were undecided.
Bachmann, meanwhile, has been running commercials trying to tie Graves to the Obama administration’s health care reforms — even though he wasn’t in Congress when the legislation passed. The strategy could resonate in a district where 55 percent of voters have said they wanted to see the Affordable Health Care Act repealed and only 38 percent want to keep it in place.
Bachmann has taken to mentioning GOP presidential nominee and onetime rival Mitt Romney more often and has even been holding debate-watching parties to cheer him. Poll results could explain why — Romney is running slightly stronger in her district than Bachmann is, with 54 percent of respondents saying they would vote for Romney. Only 39 percent would for President Obama.
Let’s Support Michele Bachmann for Congress
John R. Houk
© October 24, 2012
Bachmann runs hard, holds lead on Graves
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