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FRC Presents List Of 20 ‘Target Congressional Races’ In November

April 23, 2010 by  

FRC presents list of 20 'target congressional races' in November Just days after Tea Party leaders announced their "targets" ahead of the midterm elections, a socially conservative organization has followed suit, singling out members of Congress who supported the healthcare overhaul to be voted out of office.

Family Research Council (FRC) Action PAC announced plans to raise and spend $500,000 to target the districts of 20 Democratic incumbents who voted for President Obama’s healthcare bill. The organization’s representatives allege that these lawmakers, despite their professed pro-life orientation, supported a bill that allows federal money to fund abortion services.

"As pro-life and pro-family voters, we must work together to change the Congress, state governments and ultimately the White House in 2012," said Connie Mackey, president of FRC Action PAC.

She added that her organization has spent time researching the most vulnerable races and "will have pro-life, pro-family candidates [ready] to fill the void."

Among those singled out for defeat in November, FRC Action PAC listed Representative Paul Kanjorski from the 11th district in Pennsylvania, Tom Perriello (Va., 5th) and Ann Kirkpatrick (Ariz., 1st).
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  • Chaos Factor

    You can ” target” anyone you want… Were going to run on passing the healthcare bill….were gonna run on wallstreet reform…and the economys showing very good signs of rebounding….General motors is paying back it’s bailout ” in full” ” with interest”.. And were going to slam home the point that you Republicans have nothing to run on….

    • RAY

      DO YOU REALLY BELIEVE GM SOLD THAT MANY UNITS THAT THEY REALLY PAID THAT BACK ???? DO YOU REALLY THINK THEY SOLD 15 MILLION UNITS IN ONE MONTH ?? IF SO I HOPE YOU GOT A GREAT DEAL IF YOU BOUGHT A G.M. CAR/TRUCK FOOL

      • Richard

        Not sure where the 15 million cars figure came from but that is more than all new cars sold in the USA from all manufacturers last year!

        • eyeswideopen

          Richard, do you forget that America is not their only market?? You are showing how narrow minded you are. Other countries like our products. I know you were hoping for them to fail, to prove Obams wrong, but guess what, It was a good bet for us Americans, we made money on the deal…….LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          • Gary

            This just proves who Obama got elected, and American is in trouble. You people don’t know your facts. You taje some little headline or talking point from the biased media and claim it at truth. GM made a showing of paying the loan back. It’s on just on paper, and guess where the got the money? The UAW pension fund! Now it’s not so funny is it!

            Until you actually see the balance sheet, don’t believe a word you hear. If GM could make that kind of money that fast, then why in God’s name did it ever need a bail out? Use your brains, please!!!

    • Al Sieber

      Well if G.M. is doing so good, why did my mother who retired from G.M. after 30- years lose her health care?

      • eyeswideopen

        Al, don’t let anyone know that your mother was a Union worker, or you will be stoned on this site,. You can only work for the top 500 companies. No government work, no union work, that means no teachers, no factory workers, no county, state, or federal workers. no firemen, no policemen, no social workers, no coalminers, etc… basically you can only work for the big corporations, or this group will make mincemeat of you. If you work for any of the above jobs, you are a liberal and that is a fate worse than death….

        • http://aol.com tessie

          Why do you think People that are employed through “Taxpayer Dollars”, need a Union?

    • TIME

      Mr. Chaos,
      Strange that you say that the “Economy is rebounding,” we were at one of our favorite restrurants last night, the place was dead!
      Its been like this for months on end now.
      So to the dry cleaners, the ticket sales for concerts, shows, cloth stores, food stores, and just about every thing that sells something.

      As My Business is in selling to people that “HAVE money,” I can tell you that {they are not buying anything at all!}
      As in zero, zip, nada, nothing.

      So that leads me to this question, if people that do have money are not spending money, that means just as I see daily places are down sizing, that means letting people go as they can’t afford to keep them, ( due to NO WORK,) thus they can’t make the ends meet.

      This effects everyone, from the guy who washes dish’s to the guy who sits in the 100th floor office with a window view of the city.
      Don’t kid yourself, the Stock market is on a false high, there is such low volume that these moves are worthless.
      The only reason that some co’s are posting gains is the loss of many jobs to people that used to pay TAXS.

      So back to the cause and effect, its called the trickel down theory, I am sure many of you have heard that term as I see many post it all the time, and hows its not working, well how right you are, its not.
      If the people that have money are not spending the wheels are grinding to a halt, thus nothing is working, Why is that again?

      Its not due to GWB, nor the fact that people with money don’t have any left, its due to the FEAR that our New elected Government is a 100% total failure, and people with money are not going to let go of what they have as it may never come back. Thus stangnation in cash flow.

      Lets explore, if you have no money – you can’t spend money now can you?
      If people that do have money are not spending money – who hurts in the long run?
      The people who work for a living and pay TAXS.

      You can say just about anything you want but the facts are straight forward. No cash flow, no jobs, no recoverys.

      As a matter of fact busines are closing now faster then ever before in US History, Business are letting go of any dead wood just to try and make ends meet.

      If the recovery were in fact true, then obvious signs would be everywhere, yet as we sat and had dinner last night, there were only three other tables.

      I don’t know what retail space is where you live, but in the city here, the guy who owns this spot pays out nearly 100K per month, thats only for the space,
      thats not employe cost,
      food cost,
      electric,
      water,
      phone,
      adds,
      insurance,
      and all the other cost.

      How much longer do you think he will be in business with three tables per night? Yea – I know our dinner for two and tip was just a tad over $200.00, but again even if all three table paid $1000.00 thats not going to cut it even with pretzel logic.

      So lets look at the big picture, as thats just one spot and by the way just one year ago you could not get a reservation three weeks in advance, and thats with every restrurant we go to, every busines we know of a friends art gallery is all but shut down she has had to let go of all her help, and yet thats still not enough.

      This effects everyone as; ( no cash flow = death to all business.)

      There is NO RECOVERY anywhere on the horizon, nor is there any signs of anything that shows any form of growth in any way shape or form.

      Even Mac Dugals, and Burger King are dead, and when you don’t see them popping with tons of kids at them – that speaks volumes.

      Its all hype thats coming out of the DC belt way and the media is full of crap.

      This from someone who really knows as I do really travel around the US and see it first hand.
      There is no such recovery now or has there been, its getting worse by the day, not better.

      So wake up.

      • Glover

        Very good blog you left out one thing END THE FED….

      • s c

        Chaos and the rest of the usual ultraliberal progressive suspects MUST crow about an imaginary, improving economy, Time. All progressive parrots have a list of major topics to parrot [8 years of Bush, a great economy, racism on every street corner, the joys of open borders, a 50 ton porker government that needs to be bigger, etc.).
        When you get past government statistics (and crap from chaos), the current unemployment rate is close to 20%. Obummer will do his best/worst to keep that ‘official’ figure at less than 10%. He has much to lose by telling the truth.
        PC and elected criminals can justify some things, but it takes an active imagination and dedication to lie to America and do it in the name of hope, change, transparency and leadership.

        • http://?? Joe H.

          sc,
          caos,amlib and all the rest of the progressives here aren’t worried, they have money trees planted all over their yard, and when the economy downturns they’re gonna just harvest.

          • Bon, from the Land of Babble

            Chaos and the ironically-named ‘eyes wide open’ can ‘laugh their a***** off’ as much as they want.

            Meanwhile, those of us with cooler heads, more understanding of what happens when the money supply is tremendously inflated and understand the differences between Keynesian and Austrian economics are busy dumping our worthless American dollars and buying gold, silver, platinum, guns and other hard physical assets (just as the Chinese, the Turks and the Taiwanese are dumping their US Dollars for hard assets) and fortifying our homes for the coming civil insurrections when pensions, unemployment benefits and entitlements dry up.

            I’ll be LMAO then.

      • cella

        The only fear comes from a nation of Republicans who have sat in front of the tv and Fox news and have been lied to from a bunch of retards that make 500 thousand dollars a week and are laughing all the way to the bank. Years from now we will look back at this time of the country and laugh, and people will wonder how a country was so scared of a black man that has done miracles with a country that was close to a depression.

        • Dax

          cella,
          And which country is it that you’re talking about? Time to take off your rose colored sun glasses cella, and take a look at the REAL WORLD. You’ve been living in lala land for waaaaay too long.

    • Arlene

      God Bless You!

    • FRANK

      GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE SAND . THE MONEY THEY CAVE BACK WAS FROM THE STIMULOUS MONEY NOT THE BAILOUT MONEY. ITS NOT FROM SELLING CARS . WAKE UP TO THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS. I SAYY ONE THING . GET BACK TO ME WHEN THE CRAP HITS THE FAN . IT WONT BE LONG. AT THE RATE HE IS GOING. THEN YOULL CRY IN YOUR BEAR CAUSE THAT IS ALL YOULL HAVE LEFT WHEN OBOMA S PLAN CUTS IN.ITS BEST YOU WATCH GLENN BECK IF YOU WANT THE GODS TRUTH ABOUT ALL THE CRAP GOING ON. AND HE PROOVES ALL OF IT. NO SMOKE AND MIRRORS WITH GLENN. YOU WILL LEARN SOMETHING. SO FOR ALL OF US WAKE UP AND SMELL THE ROSES BEFORE ITS TO LATE.

      • Tammy

        Amen Frank, well said. All they did was move paper from one acct to another. There was NO pay back at all until they actually buy their stocks back from the Obummer administration.

    • Al Sieber

      Chaos Factor, G.M. paid back the first bailout with money it received from the second bailout. sounds like a Tarp money shuffle.

      • s c

        Al, now that Obummer has legions of flunkies to do his bidding, he’s probably using government-style accounting tricks that will show anything the
        thug-in-chief wants others to see. If Obummer thought he could get away with it, he’d tell us the national has been paid off, too.
        What he’s doing is a blatant attempt to ‘justify’ taking over Detroit (so he can have the ‘blessings’ of the labor unions). Obummer makes Ponzi seem like an innocent baby, but his true legacy will be more like a dripping, bulging diaper left outside in the sunshine.

    • IdiotsAllAroundMe

      GM paid back with taxpyers fundings!! With the bailouts it got!! Please people do you homework – and not just stupidly following whatever you want to believe or what the political machine is telling you – LAME STREAM MEDIA = lap dog to the whitehouse!!

    • Nancy We;sj

      GM paid back the loan from the TARP money. Just took it out of one pocket and put it in another. So now, they still owe the TARP money. So, don’t get too sure of yourselves about winning! We’re after you!

    • http://aol.com tessie

      GM is paying the taxpayers money back with other taxpayer money. How laughable is that? Not Very!

      • http://?? Joe H.

        tessie,
        what IS laughable is that amlib and chaos and all the otherlittle libbies here believe they actually paid it off!!! Dam I wish I could borrow some money from them!!! When it came time to pay it off, I’d just borrow more from them, wait a day and say here amd hand it over!!!

  • American liberal

    The republican ” Sue Lowden” running aginst Harry Reid in Nevada says that we should ” Barter” with our doctors as payment for medical services ” offer a chicken”….. This is the republican answer to healthcare….. I’m not sure my doctor keeps a chicken coop in his office… I know many republicans keep goats and chickens in their homes.. And maybe other ” farm animals”.. But bartering with live animals?…could you get a liver transplant with a duck and a goat?..I think the mid term elections will expose the non policy the republicans have…. That’s all the Tea baggers are… Just republicans..no worries…

    • Al Sieber

      Why are you obsessed with farm animals?

    • RAY

      WELL ONCE AGAIN A LIBERAL MAKES ZERO SENSE. AS YOU HAVE A DESERT CAMEL RUNNING THE COUNTRY YOU ASSUME THE REPUBLICANS ARE ALSO ALL ANIMALS
      WELL THEY MIGHT BE BUT AT LEAST THEY ARE AT THE HEAD OF THE FOOD CHAIN AND NOT THE ASCEND LIKE YOUR BOY IN THE WHITEHOUSE.

    • J.D.

      You still amaze me at how you so effortlessly step into any blog and instantly go into “FULL RETARD”. I must say, that is a rare and unique gift, no matter what the other special needs kids say.

      • eyeswideopen

        JD…..look out sarah palin will be putting a contract out on you for using the no, no, phrase. You better start running now. lol

    • Tom

      Only a fool would not realize that Lowden meant negotiate not to literally barter. Oops, sorry, calling a liberal a fool is redudant.

      • eyeswideopen

        Tom, yep, that’s why another super intelligent republican is recommending veggies instead of chickens. Stating that the Menonites in Tenn, are allowed to barter with a local doctor with veggies. How in the heck do these idiots think the doctors can accept such forms of payment?? Bartering doesn’t work as the poor doctors have to account for their own light bills, and I know for sure the electric companies won’t be taking chickens for the doctors bill. Repubs are idiots trying to offer anything but money to a professional for a service. How do you think they would like being paid in some currency other than green backs. I think the Senator in Tn, should be paid in cow poop, and Ms. Lowden should get paid in pig poop.

        • http://personalliberty.com Shirley McCloud

          You liberals all must have too much time on your hands. Probably while waiting in line for some of Obama’s ‘stash’.

        • Ellen

          eyes; You certainly have never learned how to talk like a Lady, speach is not becoming to one of Education/higher learning. Take time OFF & clean up! Regain some respect.

      • Harold Olsen

        Quite right! The terms are synonymous.

    • TIME

      Nano Wit,
      When I was a kid as I have stated now many times, I was dirt poor, and the Doc would take barter / trade, as in foods etc for services, so whats wrong with that?

      It beats the fact that Doc’s under BarryO care will get only $100K per year – so it sure looks like its going to go back to paying with a chicken.
      And your new Doc’s will also be trained at the local butcher shop, as no one can afford to spend 10 years in school and basic training to make $100K per year.

      One can make more doing yard care, the guy who does ours makes well over $800K per year and thats only from April to October that he works, keep in mind thats about $115K per month, oh and he says he is not making as much this year as last year.
      Yes I know he puts in very long hours, 6am -9pm – 7 days a week for seven months. Then he gets five months off – for snow days!

      Yea – again your just so on point! Get over your hate factors dude.

    • http://personalliberty.com DR. D

      You Are Still Crazy As Ever!!!!!!! Blah,Blah,Blah,Blah!!!!!!!!!

  • gaetano

    Just keep drinking your kool-aid. The talking and bragging is over for your big, bad ass, change in this country,president, Obama,and all his sheep.We republicans, will protect you, ONCE AGAIN.

  • kathryn

    I sense there is anger on both sides, keep in mind who Obama duped in 2008, and keep in mind who were the magority that voted for Barry Soetora A.K.A Barack Obama. (Obama can even be HONEST with his real name, let alone be HONEST and TRUSTWORTHY of running this country) You have yourselves to blame. Entirely. It took Americans this long to come to their sense? Maybe in the next round you will wake up and do your homework on the next candidates you vote for before you give up again your FREEDOMS.

    • J.D.

      Amen kathryn, we as Americans need to wake up and quit voting party lines, and vote for candidates that will do as WE THE PEOPLE ASK, not what special interest or high paying lobbyists want. The whole system is corrupt and the CHANGE we need isn’t more professional politicians, but the average working person who pays taxes. I want a person in there, that, when someone in government wants to waste our hard earned tax dollar, say, to see what effect smoking has on dogs for $20,000,000( by the way, that really happened)he/she will stand up and say, YOU ARE OUT OF YOUR DADGUMMED HEAD!!!!! THE PEOPLE HAVE TRUSTED US WITH THIS MONEY AND MY TAX DOLLAR IS IN THERE TOO. DON’T BLOW IT!!!!!

      • Charles

        Can some one tell me why the stock market is doing so well and the only jobs that are available are menial,we are rapidly going down the tubes, while poloticians are prospering, not having to live by the same standers AND RULES as we the sheep, we must vote out each and every one on both sides of the Ilse and assure that the new leaders understand whom they work for, or they will not keep their affluent jobs, poloticians are not suppose to make a career out of polotics that is driven by special interest,
        ( term limits is a must )lets get rid of them come Nov. 2010, and lets lay the law down. Goverment is By the People and For The People, not by the Poloticians for the Poloticians and SPECIAL INTERSEST

        • s c

          Charles, stocks are over-valued. Obummer and his stooges will try to use that manufactured ‘fact’ to their advantage. Ask a stock broker who has a lot of experience or a banker who isn’t busy sucking up to the Obummer regime.
          Americans aren’t supposed to think about anything that might make Obummer look bad. We’re supposed to keep silent. Politicians are “better” than the rest of us, and they get to play with a different set of rules. As for term limits, SOLVE the @#^*!&# problem, and don’t let ANYONE have consecutive terms. Does that pretty well cover it?

  • kathryn

    I sense there is anger on both sides, keep in mind who Obama duped in 2008, and keep in mind who were the majority that voted for Barry Soetora A.K.A Barack Obama. (Obama cant even be HONEST with his real name, let alone be HONEST and TRUSTWORTHY of running this country) You have yourselves to blame. Entirely. It took Americans this long to come to their senses? Maybe in the next round of elections you will wake up and do your homework on the next candidates you vote for before you give up again MORE of your FREEDOMS.

  • Richard Pawley

    The agitation on both sides of the so-called two party system is cleverly designed to keep both sides from seeing who really controls everything and what is really going on, but I will tell you a truth. The mismanagement of all our monies, taxes and all the government can borrow, by Congress, will result in the tripling of the price of food and fuel and most of what we use. I know the socialists who think a one world government is the answer to everything won’t believe this but I challenge any and all to copy these words and save them. I cannot tell you how long you will have to wait, but I do not believe it will be five years. If we all study the issues and the facts and vote intelligently this November, there is a chance that this might be slowed down. Isn’t it time we sent 90% of Congress, both Democrat and Republican, home to retirement? May God bless the United States. He did once and He may again.

  • Robin from Arcadia, IN

    It all comes down to right versus wrong; not right versus left.

    • TIME

      Robin,

      Good for you, great post!

  • Katherine

    Yes, to put the whole blame for where our country is insanity. There are corrupt individuals evenly on both sides of the party. I truly believe there should be term limits absolutely. However, you will never get Congress to pass that bill. The benefits they receive after just one term as to health care benefits and retirement benefits again is INSANITY. When we the regular middle class are paying for that – and for them to waste our tax dollars for projects
    that benefit their state/districts and to repay favors to organizations, people and lobbyist who help keep them in office for favors in return. It’s just corruption at the base of core of our country. Our Founding Fathers would be appaled if they could see what
    greed has done to our country.

  • Laura Schlegel

    If you are pro-life/family values, don’t you want everyone to have access to health care? Don’t you want sustinable solutions to our economy and environment? Don’t you want people to have the choice to marry and adopt children? Don’t you want sound gun control, safe consumer & worker protections, USA job & industry development & protection, education & upward mobility for all, humane rights for people, animals & planet? Don’t you want to promote peace thru diplomacy and empowering people to provide for themselves and avoid war at all costs & casualties?
    As for the abortion issue, no one wants to get one. But we must be realistic and keep them safe, legal, timely and counseled. Studies prove reproductive health services actually reduce the numbers of abortions, abuse, mutilation, ignorance, unplanned/uncared for pregnancy and the spread of STDs. Facts are, many women are too young, too old, emotionally, mentally, physically,socially, financially handicapped and compromised to extreme, to care for themselves or an umplanned for or compromised pregnancy.

    • TIME

      Laura,
      Being that I am what one would call an “UN wanted child” I think I have earned the right to say what I am about to say.

      But first so you understand what I am saying, My Father left me before I was even 1, my mother left me before I was 2.
      My Grandmother was ill and could not care for me and Gpops was not well, so they had friends bring me up, you got it.
      They were dirt poor but they gave me love, and books, and a bed to sleep in, food, and care as if I were their own child.

      Now, as I see it how many great artist are killed daily, monthly yearly, never to have ever seen the light of day.
      How many Einstien’s were killed today last week,last year – we don’t know the numbers as we never have all the facts straight.

      However I do understand that in some cases a termination is needed, lets face it I can’t fathom anyone who has been raped wanting to bring up a child from that encounter.
      As well I am sure there are other issues, such as knowing that the child has something very wrong.

      But, lets look at this there are thousands of folks who would love to have a baby, and yet there are non for them, would it not be a far better idea to allow these babys to exist and have a loving family to raise them as thier own, who knows who they may become.

      I would not be here if such were allowed when I was born.
      It took me years to find out about who my real family was, but all in all the folks that raised me loved me and gave me all they could, thus in turn they were my family, and I loved them!

      Just a differant point of view from someone who may not have been here otherwise.

      • Claire

        Time–What a great post. I speak for myself and thank you for sharing this with me. God looks down from above and smiles at people like you.

        • TIME

          Claire, Thank you so much for the kind words, I feel that being honest is the best way to go. Saddly most people can’t grasp that idea.

          It breaks my heart that so many babys that may be the very one that can and will save the world are tossed out like so much extra trash.

          We all have had bad things happen to us at some time, its how you handle these periods of time that allow growth of the sprit, the inner
          being, or soul if you will.

          God help us all as man kind has gone to festering rotten self absorbed group of buffoons that will buy into anything they think will get them ahead, aka, “UPWARDLY MOBILE,” I hate that term, and I hate very little.

          Saddly its Governments every time that creates the problems, then they have cures as to how to fix the problems thay have made.
          And in every case since time began, they made it even far worse.

          People must learn to help each other, to learn LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOBS.
          And treat all as you wish to be treated.
          These are simple laws to work with. Don’t kill. Don’t envy, Don’t hate, just lend a hand.

          JFK said don’t ask what your neighbors can do for you, ask what you can do for your neighbors, I know I have used a slight twist, but I don’t think Jack will be upset, its all in the sprit of goodwill.

      • eyeswideopen

        You are lying, we have orphanages in this country full of children. When those are empty then you might have a leg to stand on. Why do you think that 69% of the women who are getting abortions happen to be Christians? Look out you are probably sitting next to one in church.

        • GregS

          Eyes, virtually ALL of the children in orphanages were “wanted” when they were born. Otherwise they’d have been aborted! The fact is that most of the children in orphanages are there either because of the death of their parents, or some other event occurred (e.g. child abuse) AFTER their birth, which caused them to be placed in an orphanage.

          • libertytrain

            I have to agree with you, however, with all the kids we have in orphanages or foster care waiting for homes – why the heck do we need to adopt Russian kids or kids from any other country -

          • GregS

            Libertytrain, I agree, but that is a whole other discussion. I was simply debunking Eyeswideopen’s mythical association of abortion (or lack thereof) with orphanages.

        • GregS

          Eyes, what does “…69% of the women who are getting abortions happen to be Christians” have to do with ANYTHING??? You really like to throw out those numbers, don’t you. As I’ve said before, you should include the source of your information to back up what you say.

          Furthermore who the heck cares whether it’s Christians, Jews, or atheists who have abortions? Abortion is still murder, regardless of who has one. That said, it’s not the woman who does the killing. It’s the abortionist. The woman is the second victim of every abortion.

        • TIME

          EYE Balls at half mast.
          When you walk in a room is the energy sucked out of the room?
          Now don’t lie. As your post display that quite clearly.
          Being A ray of sunshine you will never be accused of.

          Be that as it may, its obvious you really have been kept in the dark for a very long time with no love, nor do you grasp how to extend love.

          Though I don’t follow any formal religion, as in go to church, I do feel that the ones who go to church to seek comfort and friendship there is nothing wrong with such.

          I would rather speak with GOD to get energy from him to inspire me to be a better person daily when I walk with my dogs, {by dogs I mean four legged fur covered babys.}
          Its just pure energy that is undivided thus my energy is pure and unclouded, that way the messages GOD sends are very clear.

          So let me ask you, just what is it YOU have done to better others?
          Its for sure not your post here.
          Perhaps YOU can explain to us all so we better understand how you put yourself out for others. As in do you help people in need?

          And be honest, try not to lie.

          As to my lying, well; thats not true, I have stated what I feel thus its the TRUTH.
          Perhaps something you should explore, rather than expounding on issues your ill equipped to cover.

    • Independent

      This is the Laura we all know and love. The last post, ostensibly by her was obviously an imposter. No sucking up to Barry Soetoro. Laura, read your last letter and analyze it. Everything you propose is totally about control. Control everything, thing you can declare Martial Law, confiscate all the guns and declare yourself President for Life. That is exactly what the imposter in the White House is working on.

    • Independent

      By the way, I am 75 years old and I pay nearly $100 a month of my Social Security for Medicare Part “B”, and Phony Barry says he is going to take $500,000,000 (That’s 500 BILLION to you) out of Medicare to pay for the ILLEGAL ALIENS to have health care so they will vote for him. He tells the elderly to “suck it up” and live with their ills. He thinks that the Government can’t afford to keep them alive. I remember Adolph Hitler and his theory of getting rid of the old and others who couldn’t go fight for the Third Reich. Sound familiar? The Government has taken some $13,000 out of my Social Security for health care that I haven’t used.

      • s c

        Independent, the current prez is combining fascism, socialism, communism and hardcore saul alinskyism to achieve his anti-American plans. He switches masks whenever it’s convenient.
        This lets him confuse some of us, and a lot of people won’t be able to understand what he’s doing.
        America is so dumbed-down that many people think someone has to be a card-carrying communist and wear communist ‘clothes’ and ‘look’ like a communist and ‘act’ like a communist to be one. It makes it easy for a criminal mentality to do much damage to unsuspecting citizens.
        Anybody who looks at Obummer and thinks ‘we’re all on the same side’ is close to being braindead. Who says public education doesn’t work?

    • s c

      Nice try, but your progressive mentality won’t keep you safe on this website. I’d like to the see the astonished look on your parroting face when you realize that your parents didn’t fully explore their reproductive rights ‘options.’
      Isn’t it utterly amazing that when someone in the pro-death crowd regurgitates their official reproductive ‘rights’ mantra, they NEVER allow for the possibility that an aborted baby might have become a progressive? You’d almost have to conclude that all babies that get aborted in America would have become conservatives. How Hitlerian you progressives are!

      • s c

        My 11:35 a m remarks were for the ‘benefit’ of Laura, of the more vocal, in-house ultraliberal progressives who haunts this website.

    • s c

      Laura, if you believe one-tenth of the hog swill you gleefully hurl at us, your programming must have been quite a long, mind-numbing ordeal. Please tell me you’re not a teacher or someone who’s in a position to contaminate young minds. You sound like a saul alinsky robot, not at all unlike Obummer.

    • Pat R

      Laura:

      Do you want a safe bed to sleep in for you and your family?
      Food on the table for your kids as well? “Good” education for America’s youth? The list goes on and on!

      You will not have these things for very long if these corrupt politicians stay in office!

      The bubble is ready to explode!

      God please bless America again!!

    • Charles

      Google Margaret Sanger, planned parent hood, check out the original goal of Ms. Sanger

      • s c

        Charles, when it comes to Margaret Sanger, her role in history is a major blind spot for progressives. If Margaret Sanger had her way, America would not have any blacks. She was a major force in American eugenics. Hitler, by the way, was an ardent admirer of eugenics and Sanger’s ideas, and ‘borrowed’ her basic principles (let progressives try to deny it).
        Because of what Sanger represents (the complete extermination of blacks), you’d think every black in America (and the world) would go ballistic every time her name was mentioned. But, this is not the case. If this world made sense, Obummer would single out everyone like Sanger and demand that she and her chums (including Teddy Roosevelt) were properly categorized as concentration camp-lovers.
        I have an idea as to why Obummer is silent on this issue, but that’s for HIM to explain. Part of the answer is in the fact that someone “owns” him, so to speak, and he can’t afford to have a functioning backbone. The high cost of being a political insider, eh?

    • Claire

      Abortion?? STDs?? To me it is a matter of using common sense, practicing safe sex or keep your pants on. If people would conduct themselves responsibly, we wouldn’t be having this problem. However, there are people out there that never think of the consequences and the poor little kids have to suffer for what their ignorant parents do. Simple as that. No in-between.

  • Ken

    Barack Hussein Obama is a Marxist at best and most probably a communist as well. If you look at history and particularly to the NAZI and Soviet eras you will find uncanny parallels. It all starts with health care and that’s why they were so adamant to stuff it down our throats. Our freedoms are slowly being eroded and the next step in the grand scheme of things is to disarm the citizens which will take away our ability to even fight back, Unless this train is derailed I am afraid we will turn into the USSR (United States Soviet Republic)and the USA as we know it will cease to exist. I hope you liberals that voted for Obama are happy, as if he gets his wish he will be the dictator for life. We are in for the fight of our life folks, and if we let this continue, we are surely doomed as a nation.

    • Charles

      Anyone out there remember the UN speech that Nikita Khrushchev made in I think 1962 or 63 when he pounded his shoe on the podium saying America we will bury you, most poeple thought he was referring to the big bomb, what he was saying that we will destroy you through infiltrating America via getting rid of the constitution, environmentalism,liberalism,socialism, communism, get the ism’s, that is exactly the goal, and is manifesting itself through the stupidity of the lazy nonproductive poeple enjoying the hand outs, and bleeding heart liberals. It hasn’t worked in Europe, it will never work in
      America, most of the stupid poeple that voted for a phony corrupted Chicago mafioso style President, I”m sure most are regreting their stupid, ignorant choice. One thing for sure, you can’t cure stupidity

  • Strawberry Shortcake

    I’m curious Chaos Factor and American Liberal…why the hell do you live in America? Are you just stuck here? No money? You obviously have no regard for what this country was founded upon, why live here? Why annoy others on a conservative website with your banter? Why not just move to Europe or Canada and live in your socialistic utopia? I’m sure they will welcome you with warm, open arms so you can help them spread the wealth around…be gone, stop wasting your time and ours.

    • Charles

      I agree, love America or get outta Dodge, Almost everyone I know are sick of you bleeding heart Marxist, Alinsky, garbage.

    • TIME

      Strawberry,
      I agree with you and I ask myself this question about many who make such crazy statments on this blog daily.

    • Tammy

      AMEN!!!!!

  • ArtinChicago

    FIRE EVERY SENATOR AND REPRESENTATIVE THAT TAXED THE MIDDLE CLASS OUT OF EXISTENCE THROUGH THEIR HYSTERIC VOTE ON OBAMACARE. TAKE AWAY THEIR GOVERNMENT PENSIONS AND ROLLS ROYCE HEALTH CARE INSURANCE FROM THEM AND THEIR FAMILIES, AND IMPRISON THEM FOR VIOLATING THE CONSTITUTION THAT CLEARLY DICATATES THAT THERE WILL BE NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION.

    • Richard Pawley

      I can understand your anger but we have to deal with the real world and what can actually be done. Just replacing 90% of the house and most of the senate this November will be punishment enough. Most of those on the left have never held a job outside “public service”. Believe me, all the pain and suffering their recent legislation of the past 20 months will cause (with the prices of food and fuel tripling in the not-to-distant future) will effect them and their relatives as well. Wish no evil on anyone. The Law of the Universe is such that no one goes without his reward or punishment (eventually) but in this case they will be hurting too, and in just a few years, sooner rather than later. They are more to be pitied than anything else.

  • Chris

    Chaos, I’m not sure where you live? In my community they built a new Kohls store & a new Goodwill store 2 years ago on a major State highway, well guess what the Goodwill store has twice the amount of traffic parked in the parking lot as the Kohls store does!! I heard that the new Kohls store was in trouble, & thinking about closing it down. You must believe the numbers are real that you read in the paper, example the unemployment numbers, 10% yea right, they dont include the people that no longer qualify for unemployment, & cant find a job, nor the people that are now making minimum wage, that were making $50,000 to $100,000 a year, they were down sized, are loosing there homes & everything they worked for, but hey they got a job, it pays $12,000 a year now with no benifits!!! What about all the self employed people like me? I have never collected 1 penny of unemployment money, even though I have payed a self employment tax of 6% forever!I have alot of friends that are self employed, & they are struggling to make ends meet, why? Because our jobs have always been supported by the folks that worked at all the local factories that have moved to Mexico, & China. Until we wake up & get NAFTA, and all these other Treaties revoked, that has caused the giant sucking sounds of our jobs leaving, it is not going to get better. One last not we need to support Ron Paul’s bill to audit the Fed & then abolish them. The Bills # is S604. The Senate bill that the President is supporting this week, will give the bankers more power not less.

    • s c

      Chris, Obummer works for Bernanke. Bernanke does NOT work for Obummer. IF Obummer had any integrity, ethics, a capacity for leadership, cared about America, had any plans for making America safer or better or gave a damn about anyone but himself, he’d tell Ben the Boob to take all of his Fed gang
      with him and leave the country.
      But, Obummer is Obummer. He was told what he can and can’t do before he moved into the White House. He has ‘job security’ – as long as he screws America and doesn’t offend his political, religious and monetary masters.

      • Richard Pawley

        I’m not disagreeing with you but you must realize that President Obama is just one person and a relatively inexperienced one at that. When he was asked (back when he had just 150 days experience as a Senator) would he consider running for president, I was told that he was surprised and his honest answer was “Do you think I have enough experience?” Of course, Obama will get blamed for all that goes wrong, but think about it, without congress to go along with all his ideas, and the ideas of those who chose him to run, he could do little more than you or I. It is the 111th Congress that has voted and passed his socialist and Marxist ideas. Both Castro and Chevez kidded that they would soon be right of Obama if he kept it up but, just replacing him will change little unless we change all the Lords and Barons that are congress. That is why we need entirely new faces this November but ones with a proven record, not just born-again Conservatives who are really RINO’s (Republican In Name Only) who see which way the wind is blowing and suddenly discover they support the Constitution. So far in the entire history of our country only one senator won his seat by a write in vote but it could happen again. If the citizens cannot select who will run for president then vote your conscience. I could not in good conscience vote for either person in 2008 but I should have voted for Ron Paul. If you believe in God, pray, because we are at a threshold, a tipping point, and your vote this fall could be the most important one you will ever cast. May God bless you.

        • eyeswideopen

          Richard, what do you call Medicare Advantage Act, if not a socialist, marxist plan? Looks like the repubs have a whole lot of socialism in their bones.

          • Bon, from the Land of Babble

            Looks like there isn’t a damn bit of difference between the Dems and Republicans, doesn’t it?

            Medicare in all of its incarnations IS BROKE.

  • Raggs

    The dumbocraps have already pushed through a massive Marxist entitlement program called by some health care.

    The next massive Marxist entitlement program will be immigration reform / amnesty for 13 million or more illegals. As we have heard this is a ploy to gain votes by the said illegals for the dumbocrappy party.

    Oh and it dont end here…
    Since the Marxist / communist in chief has found that he can own the bank’s, the school’s, the stock market, and auto industries.
    He is sure to find a rat hole to further increase his agenda on the private sector to claim his ground on your job if you have one.
    Probably forcing a union into your company so that he can gain dues and special previledges you know so he can oversee any transations made…

    I have alot of faith in the dumbocrappers… You bet ..to hell with all of them.

  • Chris

    S C When he appointed Timothy Giether to head the federal reserve, I was cussing, my wife who voted for the idiot, kept saying to me that I need to calm down, That Obama just started to give him a chance, I’m telling her that she does not understand, That they just appointed a pro to run the fed, that timmy boy was another one of the thiefs that have helped ruin this country, that the only “CHANGE” we are going to see is more deficit spending!!!! I have said it before, & I will say it again, the British won the war in 1913. Thats when they started taxing us again with no representation!!!!! Yes, my wife of almost 30 years is one of the sheeple, that refuses to wake up & see what is going on in this world!!! I got yelled at last night when I got home from work, I turned on Glen Beck to see what his dribble/propaganda was for the day, I was told that she did not want to here politics, turn something else on!!! For now I have my fingers crossed for 2012 elections. If not I believe that we are witnessing the Great deppresion # 2 again created by the bankers!! S C I do enjoy reading your blogs, some of these peolple on the far far left are great entertainment some days, but they are also deppressing because they actually believe the propaganda machines that run most of our media, they cant tell the difference between day & night

    • s c

      Chris, progressives are ‘required’ to live with three conditions that most normal people know enough to avoid. First, they have to take the position that they are never wrong about anything, regardless of how often their ‘facts’ are LIES. Second, they claim their ‘leaders’ are infallible. Third, they have to get used to living with their heads stuck up the one place where the sun never shines. Some might say numbers 1 and 2 are exaggerations, but number three is absolutely true, as it explains why they hate to read anything.
      Some people can get used to almost anything, but I can’t imagine anyone happily looking forward to having an incurable case of headuprumpitis. It may not be the correct medical term, but it is an accurate way to describe it.

  • Kevin

    All US auto makers sold a lot of cars due to the issues with Japan’s.

  • http://awmanley@gmail.com andrew manley

    Mister/Missus/Master/Miss/Ms “Chaos”…whoever/whatever you are:
    Gloat now.
    You have until the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
    After that, you’re toast.

    Louis XIV said: ” Apres moi, le Deluge. ”
    President Obama said: ” Avec Moi,le Deluge. ”
    America says: ” Apres Novembre, Fini! ”

    ‘Nuff said. Au Revoir.

  • Earl, QUEENS, NY

    It’s good to target the democraps, but why just target 20 of them?? We need to defeat at least 40 democraps to take back control of the House this year. Better yet, IMO, we should target all (219??) House members who voted for the health/hell care lemon last month. To repeal Obama-care, we need to take back the White House in 2012, along with a majority in the House, and maybe 60 Senate seats. However, if we can at least win back the House this year, we can stall or delay Obama-care by cutting off its funding. So that would be a step in the right direction.

    • GregS

      Amen, Earl!

  • chuck b

    A short article from the Wall Street Journal that needs to be read by every level headed American!!!

    A “deadly” article regarding Obama, at the Wall Street Journal, which today is the most widely circulated newspaper in America .

    Article from the Wall Street Journal – by Eddie Sessions:

    “I have this theory about Barack Obama. I think he’s led a kind of make-believe life in which money was provided and doors were opened because at some point early on somebody or some group took a look at this tall, good looking, half-white, half-black, young man with an exotic African/Muslim name and concluded he could be guided toward a life in politics where his facile speaking skills could even put him in the White House.

    In a very real way, he has been a young man in a very big hurry. Who else do you know has written two memoirs before the age of 45? “Dreams of My Father” was published in 1995 when he was only 34 years old. The “Audacity of Hope” followed in 2006. If, indeed, he did write them himself. There are some who think that his mentor and friend, Bill Ayers, a man who calls himself a “communist with a small ‘c’” was the real author.

    His political skills consisted of rarely voting on anything that might be deemed controversial. He went from a legislator in the Illinois legislature to the Senator from that state because he had the good fortune of having Mayor Daley’s formidable political machine at his disposal.

    He was in the U.S. Senate so briefly that his bid for the presidency was either an act of astonishing self-confidence or part of some greater game plan that had been determined before he first stepped foot in the Capital. How, many must wonder, was he selected to be a 2004 keynote speaker at the Democrat convention that nominated John Kerry when virtually no one had ever even heard of him before?

    He outmaneuvered Hillary Clinton in primaries. He took Iowa by storm. A charming young man, an anomaly in the state with a very small black population, he oozed “cool” in a place where agriculture was the antithesis of cool. He dazzled the locals. And he had an army of volunteers drawn to a charisma that hid any real substance.

    And then he had the great good fortune of having the Republicans select one of the most inept candidates for the presidency since Bob Dole. And then John McCain did something crazy. He picked Sarah Palin, an unknown female governor from the very distant state of Alaska . It was a ticket that was reminiscent of 1984′s Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro and they went down to defeat.

    The mainstream political media fell in love with him. It was a schoolgirl crush with febrile commentators like Chris Mathews swooning then and now over the man. The venom directed against McCain and, in particular, Palin, was extraordinary.

    Now, nearly a full year into his first term, all of those gilded years leading up to the White House have left him unprepared to be President. Left to his own instincts, he has a talent for saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. It swiftly became a joke that he could not deliver even the briefest of statements without the ever-present Tele-Prompters.

    Far worse, however, is his capacity to want to “wish away” some terrible realities, not the least of which is the Islamist intention to destroy America and enslave the West. Any student of history knows how swiftly Islam initially spread. It knocked on the doors of Europe, having gained a foothold in Spain .

    The great crowds that greeted him at home or on his campaign “world tour” were no substitute for having even the slightest grasp of history and the reality of a world filled with really bad people with really bad intentions.

    Oddly and perhaps even inevitably, his political experience, a cakewalk, has positioned him to destroy the Democrat Party’s hold on power in Congress because in the end it was never about the Party. It was always about his communist ideology, learned at an early age from family, mentors, college professors, and extreme leftist friends and colleagues.

    Obama is a man who could deliver a snap judgment about a Boston police officer who arrested an “obstreperous” Harvard professor-friend, but would warn Americans against “jumping to conclusions” about a mass murderer at Fort Hood who shouted “Allahu Akbar.” The absurdity of that was lost on no one. He has since compounded this by calling the Christmas bomber “an isolated extremist” only to have to admit a day or two later that he was part of an al Qaeda plot.

    He is a man who could strive to close down our detention facility at Guantanamo even though those released were known to have returned to the battlefield against America . He could even instruct his Attorney General to afford the perpetrator of 9/11 a civil trial when no one else would ever even consider such an obscenity. And he is a man who could wait three days before having anything to say about the perpetrator of yet another terrorist attack on Americans and then have to elaborate on his remarks the following day because his first statement was so lame.

    The pattern repeats itself. He either blames any problem on the Bush administration or he naively seeks to wish away the truth.

    Knock, knock. Anyone home? Anyone there? Barack Obama exists only as the sock puppet of his handlers, of the people who have maneuvered and manufactured this pathetic individual’s life.

    When anyone else would quickly and easily produce a birth certificate, this man has spent over a million dollars to deny access to his. Most other documents, the paper trail we all leave in our wake, have been sequestered from review. He has lived a make-believe life whose true facts remain hidden.

    We laugh at the ventriloquist’s dummy, but what do you do when the dummy is President of the United States of America ?”

    • TIME

      Chuck,
      Thanks for posting this, I can’t recall seeing it, do you have the date of the printing? Thanks again.

  • Wayne

    I can only LMAO when I read the comments posted by these liberals & Republican bashers / haters in our country. These are the same people who have been waiting for a “free lunch” their entire lives. The typical Democrat is uneducated, lower class or a “disenfranchised college student” with no purpose in life. They sit around and wait for the next freebee.

    I have news for all you morons. When the middle class ( typically Republicans) run out of money because Obummer & the Democrats have taken all of their wealth, where are you going to go for a hand out?

    The typical Democratic attitude is ” you got it, I want it, I’ll take it”

    I can’t wait until the day comes that we the middle class (Republicans) run out of money & you the lower class (Democrats) are forced to sell pencils on a street corner in order to feed yourselves. Take a look around at all the Socialist nations on this earth. It’s no coincidence that prostitution & crime are rampant. Why would that be? Hmmmm let me guess… There’s no middle class to strip of their wealth? Wow that doesn’t take much to connect the dots.

    I can’t wait to see your moms & sisters on the street corner peddling their “wares”

    Oh and one more thing. Will Rogers once said those who sit in the free seats, boo the loudest!

  • Ken

    All I can say is “Give a Communist half a chance and he’ll act like one.”

  • Steve

    GM paid back the loan from the TARP money. Just took it out of one pocket and put it in another. So now, they still owe the TARP money. So, don’t get too sure of yourselves about winning! We’re after you!

  • Gary

    So it seems some folks are upset that some Democrat seats are being looked at to be changed. What’s wrong with that, that’s politics. It’s always been that way.

    And, buy the way, progressives, keep in mind you folks started all this with your dirty little tricks you have used for years. Obama even used them in his Illinois election. Also, your princess, Nancy Pelosi has made it very clear (with thousands of dollars) she is “going to destroy” Micheal Backman from Minnesota. So what do you call that? And we wont’ even start on ACORN. So, just please be quite, and enjoy the other side of the mess you folks started! Every hear of Paybacks?

  • JeffH

    A ‘Secular-Socialist Machine’ The Obama White House and Pelosi the led House

    by Newt Gingrich
    April 23, 2010
    Washington Post

    – “Machine”: Getting $787 billion from Congress in February when no elected member had fully read and understood the economic stimulus package. This is behavior worthy of the Chicago political machine. If no elected officials know what is in the bill, how can someone assert that this was an act of self-government?

    – “Machine”: Rejecting the will of the American people expressed through town hall meetings, tea parties, polls and elections by ramming through an unpopular 2,600-page health-care bill. The moment of real clarity came after Republican Scott Brown’s victory in the Massachusetts special Senate election, when by every traditional American measure the Democrats should have stepped back and said to voters, “I hear you.” Instead, their actions said: “Your voice and vote do not matter.”

    – “Socialist”: Creating czar positions to micromanage industry reflects the type of hubris of centralized government that Friedrich von Hayek and George Orwell warned against. How can a White House “executive compensation czar” know enough to set salaries in multiple companies for many different people? Having a pay dictatorship for one part of the country sets the pattern for government to claim the right to set pay for everyone. If that isn’t socialism, what word would describe it?

    – “Socialist”: Violating 200 years of bankruptcy precedent to take money from bondholders and investors in the auto industry to pay off union allies is rather an anti-market intervention.

    – “Socialist”: Proposing that the government (through the Environmental Protection Agency or some sort of carbon-trading scheme) micromanage carbon output is proposing that the government be able to control the entire U.S. economy. Look at the proposals for government micromanagement in the 1,428-page Waxman-Markey energy tax bill. (I stopped reading when I got to the section regulating Jacuzzis on Page 442.) If government regulates every aspect of our use of power, it has regulated every aspect of our lives. What is that if not socialism?

    – “Socialist”: Nationalizing student loans so that they are a bureaucratic monopoly. This will surely lead to fraud on the scale we see in Medicare and Medicaid, from which more than $70 billion per year is stolen.

    – “Socialist”: Expanding government mortgage intervention to 90 percent of the housing market.

    – “Secular”: Describing America’s promise as a “secular country that is respectful of religious freedom,” as Obama did last April, is an act of willful historical revisionism. The United States was founded as an intensely religious country that believes our rights come from God, including the right to worship as our conscience dictates. The Founding Fathers forbade the establishment of a national religion to protect individual rights of conscience but understood that public life would reflect the religious nature of the American people. This understanding of America’s promise is far more tolerant of religion in the public square than the secular purge that we have seen since the Supreme Court outlawed school prayer in 1963.

    – “Secular”: Appointing David Hamilton to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. That Hamilton had previously ruled that opening legislature sessions with sectarian prayers is unconstitutional is further evidence of this anti-historical secular outlook.

    Although its actions may seem like “centrism” to some, the Obama-Pelosi-Reid system is clearly a secular-socialist machine. And Obama is the most radical president in American history.

    Of course the name calling and Bush/Cheney blaming will follow this post.
    Facts might be tough to swallow, but it is what it is…don’t forget to throw that hate at Newt Gingrich also.

    http://www.newt.org/newt-direct/secular-socialist-machine

  • http://n/a Will Basham

    Just consider this a supplement to Newt Gingrich’s post! As pertaining to “REMOVING GOD FROM THE PUBLIC EYE”, this secular ideology simply makes me think of the children of Isreal in the Old Testament, who were given seven different “COVENANTS” by God, because they chose to leave him out of the equation…! Think, four hundred years of slavery to Egypt. They, by their actions or inactions were punished pretty severly….”PERHAPS THE SYNOPSIS IS ‘DON’T LEAVE GOD OUT OF THE EQUATION!’” Case Closed. BUT! By all means, be politically correct, if not, It might make B.O. call you racist, or a christian radical with guns, etc.!; and all the rest of the rhetoric they been throwing about…Enough Said! I like to remind myself God is still on his throne!

  • Linda

    So, how much did GM pay back and where did that amount go to? I would like for it to be applied to the Trillion Dollars this President has printed.

  • http://my.att.net/p/PWP-christiantruthsministries Daniel

    Grassley: GM Didn’t Really Pay U.S. Back

    A Republican senator is questioning General Motors’ claim that it has repaid its taxpayer-funded loans in full.

    Sen. Chuck Grassley is asking Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to justify those claims. According to the Iowa Republican, GM has repaid its TARP (taxpayer-funded bailout) loans using other TARP funds.

    The automaker – which is 61 percent owned by the U.S. and 12 percent owned by Canada — announced on Wednesday that it has fully repaid the $6.7-billion in loans it received from the U.S. and Canadian governments.

    “GM is able to repay the taxpayers in full, with interest, ahead of schedule, because more customers are buying vehicles like the Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse we build here in Fairfax,” said GM Chairman Ed Whitacre during a visit to an auto plant in Fairfax, Kansas on Wednesday.

    But as the Associated Press reported, GM received a total of $52 billion from the U.S. government and $9.5 billion from the Canadian and Ontario governments as part of its bankruptcy reorganization. The U.S. considered $6.7 billion of the $52 billion as a loan.

    In fact, GM still owes $45.3 billion to the U.S. and $8.1 billion to Canada, money it received in exchange for shares in the company. GM said it hopes to repay those amounts with an eventual public stock offering, the AP reported.

    “It looks like [GM’s] announcement is really just an elaborate TARP money shuffle,” Grassley said in an April 22 letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner.“The repayment dollars haven’t come from GM selling cars but, instead, from a TARP account at the Treasury Department.”

    Grassley pointed to the most recent quarterly report from Neil Barofsky, the special inspector general for TARP.

    Barofsky testified before the Senate Finance Committee this week that the funds GM used to repay its TARP debt are not coming from GM earnings.

    “Instead, GM seems to be using TARP funds from an escrow account at Treasury to make the debt repayments,” Grassley said. The senator noted that according to Barafsky’s testimony, “Treasury had supervisory authority over GM’s use of these TARP escrow funds.”

    Grassley questioned whether the Treasury Department is being straightforward with taxpayers about its management of the $700-billion taxpayer-funded bailout program

    Grassley has been an outspoken critic about the lack of transparency with how TARP funds have been used. Last fall, he cosponsored legislation to end the program.

  • http://www.firehatch.com/ Eric

    Why do you think People that are employed through “Taxpayer Dollars”, need a Union?

    • http://?? Joe H.

      Eric,
      Because we have a union boss for president!!

  • http://www.bobandgail.us Gail

    Has anyone read The Creature From Jekyll Island by G Edward griffin ? There used to be an extensive part of the book online I read the book (about 750 to 800 pages) and will def educate regarding banking and the “ism ” liberalism..communism.. etc
    He has free info here http://www.realityzone.com/

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