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Ad Campaign Blasts Lack Of Decision On Taxes, Gathers Signatures For Petition To Congress

October 8, 2010 by  

Ad campaign blasts lack of decision on taxes, gathers signatures for petition to CongressCongress may have adjourned until after the November midterm elections without making a decision on next year's taxation policy, but that hasn't stopped tax cuts proponents from launching an intense ad campaign.

The nationwide initiative — sponsored by Liberty Central, a nonprofit organization that helps citizens fight for liberty — appears on a range of conservative websites, including Rush Limbaugh's. It aims to gather 100,000 signatures for a petition against the tax hikes that will result if Congress fails to extend the cuts passed by the George W. Bush administration 10 years ago.

The ads also blast the decision not to vote on the issue until the lame-duck session of Congress after the elections.

"It's frightening to think how little restraint Congress will exercise after its members are no longer campaigning," said Sarah Field, Liberty Central COO and general counsel.

"They've already demonstrated time and time again that they're willing to cast aside their constituents in pursuit of a narrowly-defined political agenda," she added.

The campaign is part of the "October is Mobilization Month" initiative, through which Liberty Central works to get out the vote in the run-up to the elections. 

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  • s c

    This is what we get when we let career politicians keep us under their thumbs. It seems like no matter how greedy or incompetent they get, some morons will always try to protect them. People, it’s time to revamp the system. Either we contol Washington, or Washington will surely control us. What do you really want, America?

  • J.M.R.

    they have this well planned if they raise taxes now they know they will lose votes so wait till after the elections then we get hammered with more taxes.this will be more proof what kind of sleeze bags we have in d.c.

  • Robin from Arcadia, IN

    The ‘losers’ are going to be ticked. Who knows what revenge they might take out on the voters? It could be worse than just letting the tax cuts expire!

    • RoBoTech

      The good new is that the ones that didn’t get sent home will know it can happen the NEXT election, and may not be so quick to rubber stamp The Socialists agenda.
      When they see WHO has been fired, they will think long and hard about their votes.
      Watch and see.
      And is the GOP Rinos that are left have a lick of sense, they will filibuster EVERY Lame Duck attempt at passing controversial bills.
      They would be justified in doing so.
      ALL of Congress had better get it through their heads what the mandate is when 65 Dems go home this election. Both Chambers.

  • Dennis

    Liberals (democrats and rino republicans) depend on the lack of memory of voters to keep them in power. They are hoping for this election that voters will forget they didn’t want heath care, but it was passed anyway. They are now hoping people will forget they went home to campaign rather than put together a budget and restore the tax cuts of the Bush administration.

    The problem for the liberals is that they are needing the voters to have a shorter memory, now down to a month. Unfortunately for them the voters are beginning to exercise the memory they thought would be gone. This election is decision time. When you vote it’s time to remember what your representative hopes you will forget.

    The republicans may not be ideal, but with the primaries this year, we have put them on notice that the voters will send them home if they don’t govern as we want. We need republican majorities in both houses of congress to start fixing the mess. This election can change the direction of this country. Conservatives support conservative. Get out and vote.

    • Mick

      Dennis says

      The republicans may not be ideal, but with the primaries this year, we have put them on notice that the voters will send them home if they don’t govern as we want. We need republican majorities in both houses of congress to start fixing the mess. This election can change the direction of this country. Conservatives support conservative. Get out and vote.
      ********************************************
      *****************************************
      .Dennis………
      It’s the only way to get rid of the democrat leeches and as you said, the republicans have been put on notice, this could happen to them as well if they don’t start flying right…
      How can so many citizens of this country not see the danger the democrats are putting America in? that’s beyond me .

      • slickporsche

        Yes and after that we need to give the Republicans the BOOT and have a new party created and ready to serve. A government of real people, by the people and for the people and also by our beloved contitution and bill of rights. No more lawyers or career politicians.

      • http://?? Joe H.

        Dennis,
        I’m reminded of a pair of mud flaps I saw on a pick-up. They has Yosimity Sam on them, guns drawn, with the caption “FERGET, HELL”!!!

    • Yvan

      Very good Dennis, this is brilliant, lets put the same greedy rotten basters that screwed up the system back in power. They will fix everything, right. What is wrong with Americans? are they totally denuded of intelligence. Why can you vote for a new party that will exclude all lawyers. The American way is no longer. Get ready folks, it will take 10 years to fix the mess.

  • slickporsche

    I am also very keen to the idea of a revolution. I believe it is the only way to get what we want. I believe after the November election, it will be “same shit different day”. None of them can or will tell the truth and do the “about face” very well indeed.

    • Mick

      slickporsche says:
      October 8, 2010 at 10:29 am
      I am also very keen to the idea of a revolution. I believe it is the only way to get what we want. I believe after the November election, it will be “same shit different day”. None of them can or will tell the truth and do the “about face” very well indeed.
      *********************************
      slickporsche….A revolution scares the sh&t out of me, when neighbors fight neigbors, brothers and sisters and friends turn against each other , it’s never a good thing but with the trend this country is headed, I wouldn’t be suprised if it happens and from the looks of things and society’s idiotic mentality, we’re going to need a hell of a lot of help….

  • http://gmail i41

    When going after the yellow belly, overpaid slobs,in the beltway,that went into hiding instead of votin on the taxes, proves the point of short term limits. The idea of good politians are needed to stay there, is just not a fact, there is always another qualified person out there to step in. It would keep life long slugs from playing their union style senirity crap for decades. The idea that the 2 houses went home on their orders,we need some people with back bones with no qualms of tell the leaders to blow it out their rears. Make a desicion to do the countries business, and get it done. Why anyone thinks a lame duck session will approve the taxbreaks being made permant or extended. What is the tax rate going to be for purple lipps on his 5.5 million dollar earnings, there should be too much expense, you and I pick them all up, and we citizens have to pay taxes on benifits, even unemployment benfits for the “little people”.

  • DavidL

    How do we complain about the deficit while at the same time demanding more tax cuts by borrowing the money from the Chinese?

  • http://gmail i41

    Wouldn’t be borrowing money from the Chinese, if the dumbocraps and the evior dorks would let drilling and selling of our oil happen. Instead of chasing the windwmill, artsy fartsy electric car crap. Second, where in the hell are the idoits going to plug their electric cars in to, the green weined rear ends. We haven’t got a power grid, or a power plant systems to handle the over loads, oil is here and is easy to transport, quit screwing with the truckers, they pay road tax, to start run them down to the gulf in tankers while getting to putting in the pipeline, we have plenty of able bodied unemployed skill workers to operate and install the pipeline. Not the pencil necked theorist college jackasses who will not get their fingers dirty. In a year or less the pipeline could be moving oil, but you sorry a$$ed democraps and your loony f–king envior idoits stop any “progress”, so you must all be socialist marxists, total government control. Tax breaks motivate people, taxes pisses off people becasue you are supporting more lazy a$$ed welfare smucks!!!

    • Mick

      i41 says:
      October 8, 2010 at 10:39 am
      When going after the yellow belly, overpaid slobs,in the beltway,that went into hiding instead of votin on the taxes, proves the point of short term limits. The idea of good politians are needed to stay there, is just not a fact, there is always another qualified person out there to step in. It would keep life long slugs from playing their union style senirity crap for decades. The idea that the 2 houses went home on their orders,we need some people with back bones with no qualms of tell the leaders to blow it out their rears. Make a desicion to do the countries business, and get it done. Why anyone thinks a lame duck session will approve the taxbreaks being made permant or extended. What is the tax rate going to be for purple lipps on his 5.5 million dollar earnings, there should be too much expense, you and I pick them all up, and we citizens have to pay taxes on benifits, even unemployment benfits for the “little people”.
      ****************************************************************

      Well said i41………
      Many useless governemnt programs need to be eliminated and put toward reducing the debt.

    • DavidL

      Don’t hold you breath for that “revenue” stream. If we want more tax cuts now, we are going to have to borrow the money to pay for them now. That means a dramatic increase in our deficit. That is reality.

      By the way, I had friends who owned electric cars in the 1970′s. They loved them, and they plugged them into their home electric circuits. The oil industry killed the electric car. I wonder why?

      Ten years from now, you and I will own an electric car.

      • http://none Mike

        Since when did tax cuts have to be paid for? We seem to forget that during the Reagen years taxes were low and revnue to the government actually increased. What tax cuts do is allow the people who produce goods and services to use their own money to increase such goods and services. Joe Public gets to keep more of the money he earns to use as he sees fit. Thus higher incomes and outgoes =More revenue via taxes!You all seem to have bought into the idea that the dems have put out for years thatlower taxes only benifit the rich.Ill admit in some ways that is true but LOWER TAXES eventually benifit everyone . Including the Gov. I for one would love to see the I.R.S gone for good with the passage of the fair tax H.R 25 Let us keep all we earn and spend as we see fit. But untill such time as we can get the folks in office that would support this huge transfer of power back from Washington to we the people I will support them takeing away less of my money and allowing me to earn more. Wake up people quit buying the dogma of the left on this issue and support thoes that would lower our taxes and support the abolishment of some of these giant fedaral programs to help offset our debt and bring jobs back to america. Yours Truly Mike

        • Yvan

          Ok Mike baby – Where is the money coming from to support the Navy, Air Force, Army, National Guards, Border Patrols, Food Inspectors, Coast Guards, Airports, FBI, CIA and running a war just to name a few my friend. Men, go back to school and learn something, may be one day you can run the Country and show us folks how it should be done. No taxes,lets borrow every year from the Chineese, 40 billion a year.

          • http://none Mike

            It comes from the 500,000 or so federal employes that do nothing but sit on their butt’s and collect checks. It comes from defunding fruads perpetrated on us such as the N.E.A the houseing Adminstration .Welfare fraud and many many more programs that are either obsleet or just down right redundent. It can be done. Nothing worthwhile is ever easy.But If we allow ourselves to continue to be taxed at higher and higher rates where is freedom in that. The dems want us to trade our freedoms and voices for security and the nany state. I for one dont want that.And if you really read before you comment Look at H>R 25 and see the diffrence in tax bases from an income based tax and a consumption based tax system its emence. And with that system comes the monies from the underground economy that thrives in an oppressive tax system like we have now. Just think if every Illegal who earned a dollar in the U.S was to pay a national sales tax insted of the cash under the table hes paid now with no income tax?

    • http://?? Joe H.

      i41,
      On that oil idea? Be sure to build a few more refineries away from the hurricane prone waters!!!
      To DavidL,
      The only way I will own an electric car is if they are the ONLY thing available!!! that ain’t about to happen!!! Show me an electric that will go across this country in two days!!!

  • http://.com i41

    DavidL, you probably will if you live and putt putt around your concrete community, but if you have to drive at least 75 miles one way to get groceries or parts, Those litttle sardine cans just last over a year and deer and elk try to mate them if female specie scent is put on the fenders, also cann’t go over a rabbit pellet, with out getting high centered. Apprently you have very little understanding of electric powered equipment. Those 70′s vehicles had bateries wired in parralls and took hours to charge, the batteries didn’t hold up in cold or even cool climates,because of freezing when charge got down and at high speed, wind chill goes down very fast and even if outside temp is above freezing since there is no combustion engine heat. We will not be driving electric cars since there is not enough strength in our power grid and your s–t brained envior have impeded any construction or build of even a damned clothes line, until studies are done. Our power company came out to put a bigger transformer for our incresed use of electric motors. I asked him when they were getting velectric pick up trucks to make calls, and i was informed that is is just a pipe dream to make people wander in a fog of dreams. If cap and trade happens, everyone costs will more than quadrupale with regs costs going thru the roof, to say nothing of generating plants getting taxed and fined. So I was told it will be more like a 4 time rate of what we pay now. A power grid will take over 50 years to get even half finished, Permitting will take over 35 years and was wrong on thinking it was only 20-25 years. Pwer companies know this bunch of idoits in the beltway have not a clue of what is happening in the real world. Which all puke envior greenies morons have kept killing businesses and private enterprises for years and now we are getting the worthless results.

  • http://pmstratton69@juno.com paul

    I’m afraid it will be like the last line from the “who” dont get fooled again ….”meet the new boss same as the old boss”

  • http://.com i41

    Yvan, just what we need, more over educated morons that produce nothing or ever have. That spout paper trained b–l s–t theories spewed from stuffed shirts, like the purple lipped marxist smurk in the WH. Where do you think all impedement to business and the envior crap, pie in the sky dreams come from. What is the last group of trained leeches do our colleges turn out, lawyers,business managers that only manage theoritic numbers, and toughtest real problem they solved is color of what tie to wear to shuffle paper cubical desk computor connection. These expensive worthless degreed dolts don’t have a clue what time, skinned knuckles, sweat, finanical risks and energy expended. To get past all the impedements of permitting , hearings, bank approval screw ups and foot dragging. Now more meddling and paper shuffling from the federal government, that can be derailed and stopped over another layer of puke agency wonks. USA doen’t need more degreed reguragating book trained pencil necked preppey snot nose government employee smurf in position of power.

  • Sara Van Ormer

    This man who says he is an AMERICAN really is NOT. If he will not let us see his BIRTH CERTIFICATE,GRADES from the COLLEGES he attended and anything else that our CONSISTATION say he NEEDS to be our PRESIDENT then it is TIME to IMPEACH. Every time I hear him speak, he reminds me of a teacher or professor not a PRESIDENT. COME ON WE THE PEOPLE lets all get these other UN-AMERICAN OUT of our ELECTED offices.

    THANK YOU

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