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I really want it to be a law because it just makes me cry!!!

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How to Write an Economic Hardship Letter to Your Lender

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How to Write An Economic Hardship Letter?

By Malik Ahmad, Attorney at Law

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The decision to file for bankruptcy is one of the biggest decisions one can make, and a life altering one to be sure. In many cases however, potential candidates for Chapter 7, Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 protection overlook the many potential benefits because of the stigma attached to having a bankruptcy on ones record.

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Bankruptcyl
Jan 28, 2011

Civil Court’s jurisdiction in respect of SARFAESI proceedings?

The Article deals with the issue of Civil Court’s jurisdiction in respect of SARFAESI proceeding in view of the bar contained under section 34 of SARFAESI Act, 2002.

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V.DURGA RAOl

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Bankruptcyl
Jan 28, 2011

Advertising Law- The ABCs

If you are starting or are planning to start your firm then you will require all the information you can get in respect to advertising law.

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Bankruptcyl
Jan 28, 2011

Find best Bankruptcy Lawyer in San Diego

It is indeed required to do a proper background check of lawyer before hiring them for the job so that any unwanted situation can be avoided.

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Bankruptcyl
Jan 27, 2011

Bankruptcy Lawyers San Diego

It is often a difficult task to find a good lawyer that can serve your purpose. To find a good lawyer is a difficult task.

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Jan 27, 2011

Bankruptcy Attorney in San Diego

Human life is full of ups and downs and is highly unpredictable. Sometimes it may happen the how hard you try you are not able to control your financial situation.

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Bankruptcyl
Jan 27, 2011

Facing Foreclosure in Nevada? What Need to Be Done?

Attorney Malik Ahmad analyzes situation in case of foreclosure in Nevada. There are various issues and steps which can be done to stop the menace of foreclosure in Nevada.

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Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl
Lawl
Nov 26, 2009

How Federal Laws About Mortgages Can Be Helpful to You?

This is another article by Malik Ahmad analyzing situation about federal laws which can be helpful in stopping predatory lending in Nevada.

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Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl

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Bankruptcyl
Nov 26, 2009
lViews: 134

Are You a Victim of Predatory Lending?

How to stop predatory lending, but you have to find first. This article by Malik Ahmad, a Nevada supreme court admitted attorney, analyzes various situation if you are a victim of predatory lending. For more information, please see his website under www.fastbankruptcynevada.com and www.mymaliklaw.com

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Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl
Lawl
Nov 26, 2009
lViews: 129

What Are the Nevada Laws About Deficiency Judgment?

Nevada laws about deficiency judgement, foreclosure in nevada. Attorney Malik Ahmad discusses the deficiency judgment situation in Nevada. Fore more information, please check his website www.fastbankruptcynevada, and www.mymaliklaw.com and his blog

By:
Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl
Lawl
Nov 26, 2009
lViews: 1,522

How to Handle Foreclosure Process in Nevada?

Nevada is on the rise again in all kinds of underwater mortgages. Almost every 4th home in Nevada is underwater. How to stop this trend? Is it good to think to surrender this home? Attorney Malik Ahmad is a Nevada Licensed practitioner and analyzes this situation from a homeowners’ point of view.

By:
Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl
Lawl
Nov 26, 2009
lViews: 119

Write to Your State Attorney General

Enough is enough as lenders had their say and swayed of course in all loan modification programs and in preventing the foreclosures process. They have frustrated almost every program the government and the fed had announced. The latest of course was the Obama Plan, which was launched with great fanfare, and of course it had helped the deterioraing foreclosure situations little bit but not enough–it has not stopped tremendous homeowners and their foreclosures.

By:
Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl

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Bankruptcyl
Nov 14, 2009

How to Stop Foreclosure–General Tips

Foreclosure is on the rise in Nevada. Here, brief strategy is mentioned to stop foreclosure before or even after a default notice is received. A foreclosure can be stopped though not guaranteed, if someone work on these simple strategies.

By:
Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl

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Bankruptcyl
Nov 14, 2009

How to Defend Foreclosure in Nevada?

Foreclosures are on the rise in Nevada. They are the highest in the Union at this time. Most of the foreclosures are non judicial and they can be contested on a variety of legal issues. This article only summarizes some of these issues and finds ways to legally challenge them. However, one needs a qualified licensed attorney in Nevada to help them.This article only touches some of the basic issues and not an alternative of a qualified licensed legal help.

By:
Malik Ahmad Attorney at lawl

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Mar 29, 2009
lViews: 944

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Home Page > News and Society > Politics > The US Tax Code–an Open Letter to Madam Chairperson Pelosi

The US Tax Code–an Open Letter to Madam Chairperson Pelosi

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The Honorable Nancy Pelosi

United States House of Representatives

235 Cannon House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515-4322

February 24, 2007

Dear Congresswoman Pelosi,

As you work to develop our next National Budget, I would like to present a suggestion for a novel way of looking at tax reform. I am writing to you, as well as other members of Congress, because to date I have not heard mention of any other idea that would be as useful, practical, and informative for United States taxpayers.

In the past, efforts to reform the tax system have failed to recognize or deal with the System’s two primary functions. The first function, of course, is raising revenue. That part is straightforward—you have to pay the bills. That is the function people usually thing of when they hear the word ‘taxes’. But the second part is bigger. The second function is the ‘fairness function’. This is the mechanism where the tax system takes the money from those who earned it, and give it to those who did not earn it. The tax code currently accomplishes this redistribution of income in many ways, including progressiveness, phase-outs, and the granting of the child tax credits to non-taxed ‘taxpayers’. I don’t know if you will get this, but isn’t the ‘Earned Income Tax Credit’ a funny oxymoron? Anyway, efforts by Steven Forbes et al. in the past have fallen ‘flat’ in part because of their failure to adequately address this second function.

I realize that you will initially be against my idea, as the tax system as it stands stymies conservative Republicans in at least two ways. First, attempts to reduce the size of government cannot win public support if the majority of the voting public pay nothing when government is expanded. There is no public stake in such a reduction beyond Keynesian economic principles, which will never be appreciated by the majority of the voting public (or by Democrats, for that matter). Second, under the current system the issue of tax cuts is effectively destroyed by the sound-bite of ‘tax cuts for the rich.’ This claim ironically becomes more believable as the progressiveness of the system increases, because as you know, any tax cut can be criticized as ‘for the rich’ if only the rich pay the taxes! Brilliantly, progressiveness then increases with each round of tax cuts. And so yes, the ultimate effect of the current system is great for NPR et al., and you would take some flack from them if things changes. And yes, you would be tossing a bone to all those idiots who believe in the principle of public stake in government. But hear me out. I think that many of the complainers will be satisfied in the end.

The basic essence of my idea is to replace the current tax system with two systems, each designated to address one function of the tax code. The first system would be radical, but quite straightforward: every adult (and child?) would pay an equal amount to support the spending of the federal government. I can imagine you rolling your eyes, and this will shock you even more: I am not suggesting a flat tax based on income, but rather a flat amount per person. Yes, I know, why should people who don’t work have to chip in? But believe it or not there are people out there who have this ‘pay your own way’ philosophy, and it might actually end up being a popular idea. If nothing else, it would make sense to anyone who has ever tried to explain the present progressive system to their 12-year-old daughter using the analogy of a group of friends going out for pizza.

This system would allow every taxpayer to have a stake in the functions of government. Each individual would easily be able to determine what a particular program would DIRECTLY cost them. People would know, for example, that in the year 2006 the government cost approximately $10,000 per person over 16 years old. Breakdowns could be provided for each major area of spending. For example, people would know that the Department of Defense cost approximately $1400 per person, or that interest on the public debt cost about $1800 per person. This would benefit the left as well as the right, because the cost of military operations, for example, would be evident in each taxpayer’s annual assessment. On first blush the benefits for conservatives would be greater, because for the first time there would be a real connection between government spending and taxes, which would result in far more public scrutiny of government spending. But on the other hand, there are people who ‘get off’ on giving their money to you guys—just over half of the population, judging by the last election. They seem more interested in giving the money than they do in seeing where it goes. A letter from the government demanding money would presumably give them a bit of a thrill.

The second half of the new system would provide income redistribution to address what you and your friends perceive as ‘social inequalities’. A proper median income could be determined, and income of any type over that level would be ‘mitigated’ on a percentage basis, and provided in a similar manner to those below the median. Of course we would have to make some people exempt—the Hollywood folks work darn hard, and so they shouldn’t count. And people like Kennedy and Soros who have spent so much time proving that you can hide money overseas—especially Kennedy, because it wasn’t his fault that he was born rich. But the great thing about this system is that the business of income redistribution would be out in the open. ‘The rich’ (you can decide who that should be—cool!) would feel appropriately generous or resentful, and the poor could choose to feel grateful for the distribution, or resentful that it is not larger. In any case, the social engineering hidden in the present tax code would be out in the open, for all to see. The public could vote at regular intervals as to the slope of the redistribution curve (or you could just set it if you would rather do it yourself). You could use the median income as the dividing line for who gives and who gets—that would even the score in the debate over ‘tax cuts for the rich’, and then just before election you could move the line a tiny bit up or down to get just the result that is needed to get the right people to Washington. I worry a little bit that if income redistribution is presented in such an open manner, it would be rejected as unfair even by some of the same people who argue for tax rebates for non-taxpayers. But a touch of ‘shame, shame’ will likely keep that under control. This second system could be known as the IRS, or Income Redistribution System. Over time, perhaps another acronym would be more appropriate, such as the Funding for Under Compensated Money Earners, or FUCME.

While the concept of two Internal Revenue Services does little to excite the average person, the separation of the business of funding the Federal Government from the business of income redistribution would dramatically change the way people view government programs. The result would be a system that any 12-year-old daughter would understand. We wouldn’t even need those stupid laws that make education accountable.

Anyway, just a thought–

Sincerely,

One of the Good Guys.

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This is reprint of a letter from a most disgrunteled American. This reprint is being transmitted with approval of the author, Mrs Contraes and Glenn Beck. The author has succintly encapulsated my views and frustrations, and from the forced crashing of FNS/Glenn Beck web site, the views of millions of other Americans as well.

Take a few moments out of your busy day and carefully read her words. I’ve read few essays as powerful.

GLENN: I got a letter from a woman in Arizona. She writes an open letter to our nation’s leadership: I’m a home grown American citizen, 53, registered Democrat all my life. Before the last presidential election I registered as a Republican because I no longer felt the Democratic Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to me. Now I no longer feel the Republican Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to me. The fact is I no longer feel any political party or representative in Washington represents my views or works to pursue the issues important to me. There must be someone. Please tell me who you are. Please stand up and tell me that you are there and that you’re willing to fight for our Constitution as it was written. Please stand up now. You might ask yourself what my views and issues are that I would horribly feel so disenfranchised by both major political parties. What kind of nut job am I? Will you please tell me?

Well, these are briefly my views and issues for which I seek representation:

One, illegal immigration. I want you to stop coddling illegal immigrants and secure our borders. Close the underground tunnels. Stop the violence and the trafficking in drugs and people. No amnesty, not again. Been there, done that, no resolution. P.S., I’m not a racist. This isn’t to be confused with legal immigration.

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Two, the TARP bill, I want it repealed and I want no further funding supplied to it. We told you no, but you did it anyway. I want the remaining unfunded 95% repealed. Freeze, repeal.

Three: Czars, I want the circumvention of our checks and balances stopped immediately. Fire the czars. No more czars. Government officials answer to the process, not to the president. Stop trampling on our Constitution and honor it.

Four, cap and trade. The debate on global warming is not over. There is more to say.

Five, universal healthcare. I will not be rushed into another expensive decision. Don’t you dare try to pass this in the middle of the night and then go on break. Slow down!

Six, growing government control. I want states rights and sovereignty fully restored. I want less government in my life, not more. Shrink it down. Mind your own business. You have enough to take care of with your real obligations. Why don’t you start there.

Seven, ACORN. I do not want ACORN and its affiliates in charge of our 2010 census. I want them investigated. I also do not want mandatory escrow fees contributed to them every time on every real estate deal that closes. Stop the funding to ACORN and its affiliates pending impartial audits and investigations. I do not trust them with taking the census over with our taxpayer money. I don’t trust them with our taxpayer money. Face up to the allegations against them and get it resolved before taxpayers get any more involved with them. If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, hello. Stop protecting your political buddies. You work for us, the people. Investigate.

Eight, redistribution of wealth. No, no, no. I work for my money. It is mine. I have always worked for people with more money than I have because they gave me jobs. That is the only redistribution of wealth that I will support. I never got a job from a poor person. Why do you want me to hate my employers? Why ?? what do you have against shareholders making a profit?

Nine, charitable contributions. Although I never got a job from a poor person, I have helped many in need. Charity belongs in our local communities, where we know our needs best and can use our local talent and our local resources. Butt out, please. We want to do it ourselves.

Ten, corporate bailouts. Knock it off. Sink or swim like the rest of us. If there are hard times ahead, we’ll be better off just getting into it and letting the strong survive. Quick and painful. Have you ever ripped off a Band?Aid? We will pull together. Great things happen in America under great hardship. Give us the chance to innovate. We cannot disappoint you more than you have disappointed us.

Eleven, transparency and accountability. How about it? No, really, how about it? Let’s have it. Let’s say we give the buzzwords a rest and have some straight honest talk. Please try ?? please stop manipulating and trying to appease me with clever wording. I am not the idiot you obviously take me for. Stop sneaking around and meeting in back rooms making deals with your friends. It will only be a prelude to your criminal investigation. Stop hiding things from me.

Twelve, unprecedented quick spending. Stop it now.

Take a breath. Listen to the people. Let’s just slow down and get some input from some nonpoliticians on the subject. Stop making everything an emergency. Stop speed reading our bills into law. I am not an activist. I am not a community organizer. Nor am I a terrorist, a militant or a violent person. I am a parent and a grandparent. I work. I’m busy. I’m busy. I am busy, and I am tired. I thought we elected competent people to take care of the business of government so that we could work, raise our families, pay our bills, have a little recreation, complain about taxes, endure our hardships, pursue our personal goals, cut our lawn, wash our cars on the weekends and be responsible contributing members of society and teach our children to be the same all while living in the home of the free and land of the brave.

I entrusted you with upholding the Constitution. I believed in the checks and balances to keep from getting far off course. What happened? You are very far off course. Do you really think I find humor in the hiring of a speed reader to unintelligently ramble all through a bill that you signed into law without knowing what it contained? I do not. It is a mockery of the responsibility I have entrusted to you. It is a slap in the face. I am not laughing at your arrogance. Why is it that I feel as if you would not trust me to make a single decision about my own life and how I would live it but you should expect that I should trust you with the debt that you have laid on all of us and our children. We did not want the TARP bill. We said no. We would repeal it if we could. I am sure that we still cannot. There is such urgency and recklessness in all of the recent spending.

From my perspective, it seems that all of you have gone insane. I also know that I am far from alone in these feelings. Do you honestly feel that your current pursuits have merit to patriotic Americans? We want it to stop. We want to put the brakes on everything that is being rushed by us and forced upon us. We want our voice back. You have forced us to put our lives on hold to straighten out the mess that you are making. We will have to give up our vacations, our time spent with our children, any relaxation time we may have had and money we cannot afford to spend on you to bring our concerns to Washington. Our president often knows all the right buzzword is unsustainable. Well, no kidding. How many tens of thousands of dollars did the focus group cost to come up with that word? We don’t want your overpriced words. Stop treating us like we’re morons.

We want all of you to stop focusing on your reelection and do the job we want done, not the job you want done or the job your party wants done. You work for us and at this rate I guarantee you not for long because we are coming. We will be heard and we will be represented. You think we’re so busy with our lives that we will never come for you? We are the formerly silent majority, all of us who quietly work , pay taxes, obey the law, vote, save money, keep our noses to the grindstone and we are now looking up at you. You have awakened us, the patriotic spirit so strong and so powerful that it had been sleeping too long. You have pushed us too far. Our numbers are great. They may surprise you. For every one of us who will be there, there will be hundreds more that could not come. Unlike you, we have their trust. We will represent them honestly, rest assured. They will be at the polls on voting day to usher you out of office. We have cancelled vacations. We will use our last few dollars saved. We will find the representation among us and a grassroots campaign will flourish. We didn’t ask for this fight. But the gloves are coming off. We do not come in violence, but we are angry. You will represent us or you will be replaced with someone who will. There are candidates among us when hewill rise like a Phoenix from the ashes that you have made of our constitution.

Democrat, Republican, independent, libertarian. Understand this. We don’t care. Political parties are meaningless to us. Patriotic Americans are willing to do right by us and our Constitution and that is all that matters to us now. We are going to fire all of you who abuse power and seek more. It is not your power. It is ours and we want it back. We entrusted you with it and you abused it. You are dishonorable. You are dishonest. As Americans we are ashamed of you. You have brought shame to us. If you are not representing the wants and needs of your constituency loudly and consistently, in spite of the objections of your party, you will be fired. Did you hear? We no longer care about your political parties. You need to be loyal to us, not to them. Because we will get you fired and they will not save you. If you do or can represent me, my issues, my views, please stand up. Make your identity known. You need to make some noise about it. Speak up. I need to know who you are. If you do not speak up, you will be herded out with the rest of the sheep and we will replace the whole damn congress if need be one by one. We are coming. Are we coming for you? Who do you represent? What do you represent? Listen. Because we are coming. We the people are coming.

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An Open Letter To President Obama – Seeking Unity But Sowing Disunity

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Bruno Korschek is the author of the new book, “Love My Country, Loathe My Government – Fifty First Steps to Restoring Our Freedom and Destroying The American Political Class.” It is now available at www.loathemygovernment.com and online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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I found your words on national unity, at the end of your recent speech on the Afghanistan war, both empty and frustrating:

“This vast and diverse citizenry will not always agree on every issue – nor should we. But I also know that we, as a country, cannot sustain our leadership nor navigate the momentous challenges of our time if we allow ourselves to be split asunder by the same rancor and cynicism and partisanship that has in recent times poisoned our national discourse.

It is easy to forget that when this war began, we were united – bound together by the fresh memory of a horrific attack, and by the determination to defend our homeland and the values we hold dear. I refuse to accept the notion that we cannot summon that unity again. I believe with every fiber of my being that we – as Americans – can still come together behind a common purpose. For our values are not simply words written into parchment – they are a creed that calls us together, and that has carried us through the darkest of storms as one nation, one people.”

Here you are hoping and yearning for unity but your actions and silence sow disunity:

- When Americans were rising up and demanding answers to unclear health care reform issues and legislation, you condescended to those in disagreement and told them to stop “bickering”, as if they were children bickering over the last piece of cake.

- When Air Force One and an accompanying Air Force fighter made very low flight passes over New York City, causing panic and fear in those New Yorkers on the ground who were reliving the horrifying memories of the 9-11 attacks, you displayed an arrogant insensitivity by working the incident into a joke you told several days later at a banquet.

- When Nancy Pelosi called those in disagreement with health care reform plans “un-American”, you were silent.

- When Democratic Congressman Grayson of Florida called all Republicans “knuckle dragging Neanderthals”, you were silent.

- When one of your czars, Van Jones, called all Republicans a–h—s in a public forum in Berkley that was captured on videotape and YouTube, you were silent.

- When Henry Reid stated publicly that American tourists, the very taxpayers that pay Congressional salaries, physically smell when they visit the nation’s Capital in the summer, your were silent.

- When Pelosi and Reid and a small cabal of Democrats took the health care reform legislation effort behind closed doors and into quick, no review votes, bypassing formal, vital, and democratic debate, you were silent.

- While you graciously and quickly accepted the apology of Congressman Joe Wilson who yelled out “Liar” during your health care speech to Congress, when Pelosi went for a pound of partisan flesh by censuring the Congressman, you were silent.

- When ACORN came under scrutiny for voter registration and child prostitution shenanigans and misuse of taxpayer money, you were silent.

National unity usually manifests itself in one of two ways. First, an overwhelming tragedy such as the attack on Pearl Harbor or the 9-11 attacks can pull a nation together. Second, a great leader such as Churchill in World War II or President Kennedy’s Camelot vision can pull the citizenry together for a greater purpose. However, allowing fellow citizens to be called a–h—s, un-American, smelly, knuckle dragging Neanderthals is no way to become a great leader of a unified nation. By speaking to American adults as if they were children, telling them to stop bickering when they were only freely expressing their opinions and concerns is no way to become a great leader of a unified nation. Making light of American fears by telling a joke about an incident that negatively impacted a lot of people is no way to become a great leader of a unified nation.

In less than a year you went from an approval rating over 70% to an approval rating under 50%, not because you made difficult and heroic decisions but because your were silent, condescending, and insensitive. Such a high approval rating provided an unprecedented opportunity at national unity that you yearn for. You missed that historic opportunity when you went from being the hope for a better national future to becoming just another partisan politician like the rest of the political class in Washington. What a shame.

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By: Wally

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When I retired after 35 years as a mortgage banker, I thought my “working” days were finished. I was enjoying the”good” life traveling the country in my motorhome with my wife, Carolyn and Max, our Bichon. Throughout my life, I always was an MLM junkie becoming involved in at least 15 different programs achieving various levels of success. After retirement, I thought my addiction to MLM was in the past. But alas, I stumbled upon another program that really grabbed my attention, and once again I’m doing the “business”. What I have this time is a unique and very marketable, non-competitive product, an upline to die for and Magnetic Sponsoring.
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I recently received a letter from a woman in Arizona. She writes an open letter to our nation’s leadership: I have read this letter many times, and nothing I could add would or could say any more.

I did send it to both senators and representative from my state. I also sent it to the White House. I hope that I made the “fishy” list.

Please read this letter carefully and feel the depth of passion the lady feels and so eloquently expresses.

I’m a home grown American citizen, 53, registered Democrat all my life. Before the last presidential election I registered as a Republican because I no longer felt the Democratic Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to me. Now I no longer feel the Republican Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to me. The fact is I no longer feel any political party or representative in Washington represents my views or works to pursue the issues important to me. There must be someone. Please tell me who you are. Please stand up and tell me that you are there and that you’re willing to fight for our Constitution as it was written. Please stand up now. You might ask yourself what my views and issues are that I would horribly feel so disenfranchised by both major political parties. What kind of nut job am I? Will you please tell me?

Well, these are briefly my views and issues for which I seek representation:

One, illegal immigration. I want you to stop coddling illegal immigrants and secure our borders. Close the underground tunnels. Stop the violence and the trafficking in drugs and people. No amnesty, not again. Been there, done that, no resolution. P.S., I’m not a racist. This isn’t to be confused with legal immigration.

Two, the TARP bill, I want it repealed and I want no further funding supplied to it. We told you no, but you did it anyway. I want the remaining unfunded 95% repealed. Freeze, repeal.

Three: Czars, I want the circumvention of our checks and balances stopped immediately. Fire the czars. No more czars. Government officials answer to the process, not to the president. Stop trampling on our Constitution and honor it.

Four, cap and trade. The debate on global warming is not over. There is more to say.

Five, universal healthcare. I will not be rushed into another expensive decision. Don’t you dare try to pass this in the middle of the night and then go on break. Slow down!

Six, growing government control. I want states rights and sovereignty fully restored. I want less government in my life, not more. Shrink it down. Mind your own business. You have enough to take care of with your real obligations. Why don’t you start there.

Seven, ACORN. I do not want ACORN and its affiliates in charge of our 2010 census. I want them investigated. I also do not want mandatory escrow fees contributed to them every time on every real estate deal that closes. Stop the funding to ACORN and its affiliates pending impartial audits and investigations. I do not trust them with taking the census over with our taxpayer money. I don’t trust them with our taxpayer money. Face up to the allegations against them and get it resolved before taxpayers get any more involved with them. If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, hello. Stop protecting your political buddies. You work for us, the people. Investigate.

Eight, redistribution of wealth. No, no, no. I work for my money. It is mine. I have always worked for people with more money than I have because they gave me jobs. That is the only redistribution of wealth that I will support. I never got a job from a poor person. Why do you want me to hate my employers? Why — what do you have against shareholders making a profit?

Nine, charitable contributions. Although I never got a job from a poor person, I have helped many in need. Charity belongs in our local communities, where we know our needs best and can use our local talent and our local resources. Butt out, please. We want to do it ourselves.

Ten, corporate bailouts. Knock it off. Sink or swim like the rest of us. If there are hard times ahead, we’ll be better off just getting into it and letting the strong survive. Quick and painful. Have you ever ripped off a Band-Aid? We will pull together. Great things happen in America under great hardship. Give us the chance to innovate. We cannot disappoint you more than you have disappointed us.

Eleven, transparency and accountability. How about it? No, really, how about it? Let’s have it. Let’s say we give the buzzwords a rest and have some straight honest talk. Please try — please stop manipulating and trying to appease me with clever wording. I am not the idiot you obviously take me for. Stop sneaking around and meeting in back rooms making deals with your friends. It will only be a prelude to your criminal investigation. Stop hiding things from me.

Twelve, unprecedented quick spending. Stop it now.

Take a breath. Listen to the people. Let’s just slow down and get some input from some nonpoliticians on the subject. Stop making everything an emergency. Stop speed reading our bills into law. I am not an activist. I am not a community organizer. Nor am I a terrorist, a militant or a violent person. I am a parent and a grandparent. I work. I’m busy. I’m busy. I am busy, and I am tired. I thought we elected competent people to take care of the business of government so that we could work, raise our families, pay our bills, have a little recreation, complain about taxes, endure our hardships, pursue our personal goals, cut our lawn, wash our cars on the weekends and be responsible contributing members of society and teach our children to be the same all while living in the home of the free and land of the brave.

I entrusted you with upholding the Constitution. I believed in the checks and balances to keep from getting far off course. What happened? You are very far off course. Do you really think I find humor in the hiring of a speed reader to unintelligently ramble all through a bill that you signed into law without knowing what it contained? I do not. It is a mockery of the responsibility I have entrusted to you. It is a slap in the face. I am not laughing at your arrogance. Why is it that I feel as if you would not trust me to make a single decision about my own life and how I would live it but you should expect that I should trust you with the debt that you have laid on all of us and our children. We did not want the TARP bill. We said no. We would repeal it if we could. I am sure that we still cannot. There is such urgency and recklessness in all of the recent spending.

From my perspective, it seems that all of you have gone insane. I also know that I am far from alone in these feelings. Do you honestly feel that your current pursuits have merit to patriotic Americans? We want it to stop. We want to put the brakes on everything that is being rushed by us and forced upon us. We want our voice back. You have forced us to put our lives on hold to straighten out the mess that you are making. We will have to give up our vacations, our time spent with our children, any relaxation time we may have had and money we cannot afford to spend on you to bring our concerns to Washington. Our president often knows all the right buzzword is unsustainable. Well, no kidding. How many tens of thousands of dollars did the focus group cost to come up with that word? We don’t want your overpriced words. Stop treating us like we’re morons.

We want all of you to stop focusing on your reelection and do the job we want done, not the job you want done or the job your party wants done. You work for us and at this rate I guarantee you not for long because we are coming. We will be heard and we will be represented. You think we’re so busy with our lives that we will never come for you? We are the formerly silent majority, all of us who quietly work , pay taxes, obey the law, vote, save money, keep our noses to the grindstone and we are now looking up at you. You have awakened us, the patriotic spirit so strong and so powerful that it had been sleeping too long. You have pushed us too far. Our numbers are great. They may surprise you. For every one of us who will be there, there will be hundreds more that could not come. Unlike you, we have their trust. We will represent them honestly, rest assured. They will be at the polls on voting day to usher you out of office. We have canceled vacations. We will use our last few dollars saved. We will find the representation among us and a grassroots campaign will flourish. We didn’t ask for this fight. But the gloves are coming off. We do not come in violence, but we are angry. You will represent us or you will be replaced with someone who will. There are candidates among us when he will rise like a Phoenix from the ashes that you have made of our constitution.

Democrat, Republican, independent, libertarian. Understand this. We don’t care. Political parties are meaningless to us. Patriotic Americans are willing to do right by us and our Constitution and that is all that matters to us now. We are going to fire all of you who abuse power and seek more. It is not your power. It is ours and we want it back. We entrusted you with it and you abused it. You are dishonorable. You are dishonest. As Americans we are ashamed of you. You have brought shame to us. If you are not representing the wants and needs of your constituency loudly and consistently, in spite of the objections of your party, you will be fired. Did you hear? We no longer care about your political parties. You need to be loyal to us, not to them. Because we will get you fired and they will not save you. If you do or can represent me, my issues, my views, please stand up. Make your identity known. You need to make some noise about it. Speak up. I need to know who you are. If you do not speak up, you will be herded out with the rest of the sheep and we will replace the whole damn congress if need be one by one. We are coming. Are we coming for you? Whom do you represent? What do you represent? Listen. Because we are coming. We the people are coming.

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When I retired after 35 years as a mortgage banker, I thought my “working” days were finished. I was enjoying the”good” life traveling the country in my motorhome with my wife, Carolyn and Max, our Bichon. Throughout my life, I always was an MLM junkie becoming involved in at least 15 different programs achieving various levels of success. After retirement, I thought my addiction to MLM was in the past. But alas, I stumbled upon another program that really grabbed my attention, and once again I’m doing the “business”. What I have this time is a unique and very marketable, non-competitive product, an upline to die for and Magnetic Sponsoring.

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When I retired after 35 years as a mortgage banker, I thought my “working” days were finished. I was enjoying the”good” life traveling the country in my motorhome with my wife, Carolyn and Max, our Bichon. Throughout my life, I always was an MLM junkie becoming involved in at least 15 different programs achieving various levels of success. After retirement, I thought my addiction to MLM was in the past. But alas, I stumbled upon another program that really grabbed my attention, and once again I’m doing the “business”. What I have this time is a unique and very marketable, non-competitive product, an upline to die for and Magnetic Sponsoring.

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