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Saw this, and thought it was an interesting way to say "A Dollar a day" could do wonders for a candidate far more appropriate for the job than the current occupant.
Of course, sending a check for $20-$50 every couple of weeks or a month instead, could save you a ton on stamps too.
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By JGillman, Section News
I want Dave Camp to enter the US Senate race.
And there is no question about it. The MIGOP critters want Dave Camp to enter the US Senate race. In fact they are even 'beastly' about it:
"Camp is now seriously considering jumping into the race at the behest of power-brokers back home, according to sources familiar with the congressman's thinking. A small but influential group of Michigan GOP leaders has cranked up the heat on Camp, making the case that he could appeal to independents statewide and win the seat. Camp, they say, has been increasingly receptive to their appeals.By golly we agree.
Yes, I want Dave Camp to run for US Senate.
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Aside from the fact that Dave Camp refuses to defund Obamacare, there are many votes that suggest the current 4th district US Representative hasn't a clue what the constitution truly means.
Konetchy calls him out on a few things.
Its a David/Goliath battle brewing, and we hardly have to tell you which guy needs to wield the stone in a sling.
However, these fights have a positive effect by forcing the incumbents to re-assess their records, and past behavior.
Its why I like to see those who are in office ALWAYS face a primary challenge.
4th District Republicans will have a choice for the Republican nomination next year.
Peter Konetchy, a Republican from Roscommon in Michigan's 4thCongressional District, has announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives. He notes the failure of Camp's years in the US Congress to resolve a growing federal interference in our lives.
"We no longer have the limited, constitutional government that was created to serve the needs of the states. Decades of federal interference have stifled our economic growth, forced our jobs overseas, bankrupted our nation, destroyed the financial security of our families, and severely eroded our personal freedoms. Unless we take corrective action now, we will lose the greatest nation ever conceived, wasted the blood of generations who fought to retain our liberties, and condemned our posterity to a life of financial and civic servitude."Hard to disagree with that.
Konetchy takes aim on Camp in a number other points in his press release.
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I called Dave Camp's DC office the other night hoping to offer a suggestion.
It was to NOT allow the debt ceiling to increase.
It is the most basic and simple fix for the problem known as Obama, that exists today. It is a "defacto" balanced budget amendment, and a cure for inflationary spending that follows the president through to the end of his political career in 2012.
Why on earth would Republicans give an inch to this megalomaniac is beyond me. And given the unlikely scenario of GDP growth in the next few years as a result of Obama policies, chasing the Debt higher is not something sane people would do, UNLESS they were trying to crash the economy.
In all this however the basic question must be asked, what is the purpose of debt?
Why does one borrow? Is it so that they can perpetually carry a liability that they do not plan on paying? Or is it a temporary measure, that merely carries through cycles that have expected ends. All too easily the latter must be assumed to be the ideal answer. And now as our substance is already being eaten by interest and mismanagement of tax revenues, it is assumed by some that mismanaging even more has some logic to it. No logical explanation can be made to support more debt going forward, ESPECIALLY now that is it clear the downgrade of credit decision has already been made.
".. But according to most experts, Standard & Poor's and/or Moody's will be lowering their rating regardless of the outcome, which means climbing interest rates and more difficulty securing loans -- not to mention a very volatile stock market."
To those conservatives hanging in there contrary to Boehner's current plan, I salute you. Now, I think I will call again.
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