Quote from Thomas Jefferson, 1802
"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."
Ever get tired of hearing about how corporations should "Give us jobs!" To me, I feel like we Americans are on our knees begging for pennies. It is so annoying to hear all of the whimpering about how much gold the corporations have in their coffers and they are not being very nice and share.
Our money (borrowed) by Reagan, Bush & Bush was spent in the area of defense, growing the Military Industrial Fear Complex. I don't have the supporting information though I would bet the farm that this part of our economy was the beneficary of our national debt. This information needs to be part of the discussion of what we are facing in the current debt discussion and what the priorities are in the expenditure of the treasure, work, of the people of the USA. Fear or Hope?
If it is still true that we are a government of the people, by the people and for the people, then it's time the people in Washington started living like "the people." Let's see who's in this to affect positive change and who's just in it for the money. For a start, if you get elected, you will make no more than the median income of your constituency. Period. You will pay for your own transportation and gas, like your constituency. You will pay for your own healthcare, like your constituency. You will pay into Social Security, like your constituency, inst
Contact me via email and will let know the details... It is a day of recognition of the men and women who served and are serving in the every day work of the nation. From the vets to the Homemakers of generations past and present. Will not be a show and dance just honest good people needed to make it known that Washington needs to keep spending but at a lower rate but Washington can do better work with the money that they collect when you the good working American pays his or her taxes.
p.s. Use the protest as subject if you will.
I watched the movie "Fair Game" last weekend, and it renewed my anger that neither Bush nor Cheney, let alone Rove, were impeached or prosecuted for the crimes they committed that have plunged this nation into such distress.
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Safe to say they are all owned by Wall Street
Treasury must buy-back Social Sec.’s US Debt holdings at FAIR MARKET VALUE = A LOSS TO Soc Sec if Default and Yields Rise
in response to Thom's July 20, 2011, circa 4:58 comment to a caller who questioned if the Social Security Trust Fund's holding of US Treasury Bills, Bonds and Notes were safe.
Treasury must buy-back Social Sec.’s US Debt holdings at FAIR MARKET VALUE = A LOSS TO SOCIAL SECURITY if Default and Yields Rise
Just in case you missed it yesterday, there was a ridiculous appearance by a Tea Party newly elected moron on Chris Matthews Show... doing what Tea Party Representatives do best... ACTING LIKE A FOOL!