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Trump & His Supporters Are Facing “Do or Die” Fall

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Globalist Elites, Including Republicans, Democrats and International Anti-US interests, are concluding their efforts to “box in” Trump and defeat him and his (our) agenda!  This “coup” will be finalized this Fall and the fate of the US is at stake.

  1. Congress-Block Possible Trump Recess Appointments:  Limbaugh reported this morning that Congress would not actually adjourn and go into a Constitutionally defined recess when a President may appoint persons that would normally have to be confirmed by the Senate.  This is a pure and simple tactic to keep President Trump from filling key points that the Senate has failed to fill or keep him from changing his cabinet around without Senate approval.  THE REPUBLICAN CONTROLLED CONGRESS IS TREATING PRESIDENT TRUMP LIKE AN ENEMY!
  2. Unconstitutional Russian, Iranian and North Korean Sanctions:  Congress just passed new sanctions against these three nations which is not abnormal.  BUT, they added a clause that eliminated the executive branch from unilaterally changing the terms of the sanctions without Congressional approval.   This in effect ties the hands of the Secretary of State and the President in using sanctions as a lever of negotiations.  In effect, it makes the Congress, not the President, in charge of US foreign policy.  This power is vested solely in the Executive Branch.
  3. Mueller investigation Sets us Trump’s Impeachment:  Mueller’s appointment was created by insuring that the Attorney General recuse himself from any matter regarding the phony investigation of Trump/Russia collusion.  This left the deputy AG in charge of any matter regarding the phony investigation of the Trump/Russia collusion.  Then, fired FBI head Comey manipulated the appointment of Mueller to set up an investigative agency outside of Trump’s reach (politically, not Constitutionally).  Mueller’s whole charge by the Globalist Elites is to set up impeachment charges against President Trump!  Today, Mueller impaneled a grand jury!
  4. Global Elites Blocking Trump Agenda:  The Republican congressional leadership are blocking and slow walking all of the Trump agenda and certainly the approval of Trump’s appointments.  In effect, the Global Elites are showing Trump, and the Trump supporters, who is in charge!  They are literally embarrassing and ridiculing Trump in public by ignoring his calls for action on behalf of the American People.
  5. Global Elites Securing the National Security Council by McMaster Purging Trump Loyalists:  This blatant usurpation of power over and above the President is unfolding.  McMaster was recommended to Trump by RINO JOHN McCAIN in the heat of the General Flynn firing when Trump was under the gun to put this firing behind him.  McMaster is a loyal Global Elitist who disagrees with virtually every Trump foreign policy and immigration position.  Today, it was revealed that McMaster told the Lying Susan Rice that she can keep her security clearance!!!!  REALLY.  This goofy person was at the forefront of illegally surveilling Trump and his campaign staff.  McMaster as the head of the National Security Council will insure that leaks never end and that Trump is challenged by the media and the Global Elites at every turn.

Time is running out for President Trump and for those of us who support the President.  Draining the Sewer has maddened the swamp creatures and they won’t go quietly!

Let Trump know your support of him and let Congress know that you will not stand by and see Trump railroaded by the Global Elites including Paul Ryan and the McConnell RINOs.  Stand Now, or be silenced forever.  

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

 

Republican Healthcare Fiasco-Separate Medicaid

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Republicans seem hell-bent on allowing the Left and Obamacare to define the parameters of Healthcare reform.  The Republicans ALWAYS follow the Left’s lead and allow the libs to define the argument!  This has to change, NOW!

ELIMINATE MEDICAID IN OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT

The Obamacare replacement should only focus on “private” insurance coverage whether purchased directly by individuals or provided by employers as a benefit to their employees. 

MEDICAID has nothing to do with private insurance and was enveloped in Obamacare to provide a transition template for the left to make Obamacare a single payer system.  This is the ultimate goal of the left!

MEDICAID should be addressed in separate legislation as is Medicare, Social Security etc.  MEDICAID is a welfare program intended to provide medical coverage for the poor even though Obamacare included those earning 4 times the poverty level aspoor”.  The chart below shows the poverty level for various household sizes.  The far right column shows the income level for those earning 4 x the poverty level:

According to this chart, a family of 4 earning $96,400 is eligible to receive benefits under MEDICAID.  This puts MEDICAID under Obamacare in an entitlement program category all its own.

Address Private Coverage Only in the Obamacare Replacement Bill

What is left?  

  1. Repeal Obamacare in its entirety leaving MEDICAID as a standalone program as it should be.  Medicare and VA healthcare was not part of Obamacare and MEDICAID should be excluded as well.
  2. Interstate Insurance:  Allow for Insurance companies to compete across state lines.
  3. Demand Driven Policies:  Allow Insurance companies to create a menu of bundled services into health insurance plans for both individuals and employers.  Self-Insured employers would be free to create their own plans.
    1. Plans could range from lower cost umbrella plans to comprehensive plans with optional add-ons.
  4. Lowest Price Medications:  Pharmaceutical companies would have to provide medications to patients at the same cost as they do to their lowest cost customers around the world.
  5. Expand Health Savings Accounts:  Health Savings Accounts should be expanded and considered part of the individual’s estate.
  6. Healthcare Premiums Deductible:  Taxpayers should be able to deduct the cost of their health insurance from their income taxes!
  7. Pre-Existing Conditions:  A federal pool would be created to cover individuals with pre-existing conditions.  
    1. It should be noted that only 1.5 million people or .4% of the population have pre-existing conditions! 
    2. The pool would be allocated to States according to population with actual dollars given out for actual coverage and any funds not used would remain in the pool. 
    3. Expenses would be tracked and reported separately.
  8. MEDICAID as a program should be dealt with separately.  Reductions in increases, block grant amounts, eligibility etc. should be kept separate from the Obamacare replacement. PERIOD.

The Obamacare replacement bill then would be pretty straight forward and get the government out of  healthcare for private individuals and businesses.  The free market would be freed to function and provide only the services that people want.

Health Cost Curve:

Cost Curve:  Health costs have been rising steadily since Medicare was created back in 1966.  Medicare created a complicated, and illogical, reimbursement methodology that has nothing to do with cost containment.  Medicaid has further complicated reimbursement systems and have served to only increase medical costs.   Medical providers should be required to publish their services and fees and the federal government should receive the lowest cost from these providers.  Rural providers could be required to charge no more than what is charged by the nearest metropolitan city.   

Government Claims Processing:  All single payer government healthcare claims (Medicare, Medicaid, VA) processing should be outsourced to companies like American Express to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse by unscrupulous providers.

Mal-Practice Insurance: Medical mal-practice should be limited to $250,000 per occurrence which will help control the providers costs that should be passed through in terms of lower fees.

FDA Reform:  If the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) certifies a drug safe for distribution, the total drug manufacture’s liability would be limited to $500,000,000.  The FDA regulations and procedures should be reviewed and streamlined to shorten the time to market for new drugs.  

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Alas this is probably too simple for power-hungry Washington DC.  Their lobbyist and personal power trips would derail the simplification of our healthcare system now that Medicare and Obamacare have moved healthcare  far to the left of center towards a total national single payer system.  

 

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

 

Limbaugh & Coulter Owe Trump an Apology

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Good Grief!

AFTER ONLY 100 DAYS OF TRUMP; 

following the 8 years of Neo-Con wars under Bush with exploding deficits (doubled all prior presidents including when Bush had majorities in both houses);

then 8 more years of unbridled Obama Socialism, aided and abetted by GOP Speakers Boehner and Ryan;

Limbaugh and Coulter act like Trump is the Conservative’s Benedict Arnold due to the pending approval of Ryan’s $1.1T Omnibus Bill.  I’ll bet, neither has even read the 1,600+ pages of this bill!

To Limbaugh and Coulter:

 We, the American Voters who supported Trump, are not as stupid as you make us out to be as you talk down to us by explaining what is and is not getting done by Trump and how things “should” work.  We know how screwed up our government is, and how screwed up Congress and our Congressional leaders are.  You need to trust our support for Trump as a means to help him to achieve the goals we share with him by increasing his ratings and not drive his ratings down, like you do every time you criticize him. 

Do you think attacking Trump, who is the only chance the American People have to regain some level of sovereignty over their country, will help drain the poop infested swamp and overturn and turnaround the disasters of the Clinton, Bush and Obama Regimes?  You will only depress Trump’s approval ratings.  The “K” Street lobbyist gutter snipes, the US Chamber of Commerce, the hard left and the main stream media would use Trump’s lower approval ratings to “prove” to the limp wristed Congress that they don’t have to support Trump’s agenda due to his low approval ratings!  This will kill our chances for a true reset of our nation and kill the return of power to the American People. 

Congress is the Swamp: 

Congress is the Constitutional entity solely responsible for creating legislation and appropriating our hard-earned money, PERIOD.  Congressional authority over legislation and the purse is absolute and the President has no CONSTITUTIONAL  sway over legislation other than through the people. 

Article I of the US Constitution: All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

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Congress is the heart and soul of the swamp and it is filled with the cash from the K Street lobbyists, the US Chamber of Commerce, the hard left, and free advertising support from the main stream media.   If a congressman or woman wants to be on a committee, they have to commit to raising a specified amount of money for the party.  In order to do this, the Congressman or woman has to go to the K Street lobbyists or the US Chamber and prostitute themselves for money for future favors they can grant to the lobbyists.  If you want to be the committee head, guess what?  You have to raise more money for the party. 

Is this a great way to run a government or what!!!!  Not!

You, the voter don’t count at all.  Your pittance donations are sneered at by these boils-on-the-butt-of-humanity.  Can you or your district or even your State guarantee a Congressman or woman a $3 M salary for their retirement?  Lobbyists can and do!  This is why the campaign promises of representatives and senators are irrelevant.  Whatever the K Street lobbyists want, they get.  Congress is bought and paid for!

Conservative media is like the old Italian Firing Squad.  They form a circle, then put the targets, the American Taxpayers, in the middle of the circle.  The result, we all get killed by K Street Lobbyist, the hard left and the mainstream media… 

We need conservative mouth pieces to counteract the Main Stream Media and the Congress.  Understand the long game, Trump does.  Will he screw up?  Of Course!  The Trump supporters know this and are not limp wristed like Congress or “some” in the conservative media.

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

 

Hat Tips

http://www.businessinsider.com/rush-limbaugh-donald-trump-not-conservative-2016-9

 

US Senate Should Abolish the 60 Vote Cloture/Filibuster Rules

Senate Filibuster and Cloture Vote Rules = Tyranny of the Minority!

The Senate’s use of a filibuster or the cloture vote to stop a filibuster, IS NOT IN THE US CONSTITUTION!  It is simply a Senate “rule” that was created by the Senate itself.  

Most US Citizens believe that a majority vote in the House or Senate should be the standard for passing legislation. 

They believe that

THE RULE OF THE MAJORITY

in a democracy should be the guiding principle. 

NOT A RULE BY THE MINORITY!

Did you know that the word “filibuster” comes from a Dutch word meaning PIRATE?

Why should a minority of Senators be able to thwart the “WILL OF THE PEOPLE”?  When the people elect a majority of Senators from one political party or ideology, the people expect that the elected majority in the Senate should prevail over the minority.  IF you believe that the minority’s rights are greater than the majority’s rights then should the passing of any legislation by the Senate be approved by 100%, 99%, 90%, 75%, 66% of the senators?  In essence, the current Senate Rule 22 requiring 60 votes to close debate puts control of the Senate in the minority, not the elected majority on regular legislation.

Historical Perspective:

The Senate rule allowing for a filibuster was first adopted by the Senate in 1806 but first used later in 1837.   In 1917, the Senate adopted a rule, (Rule 22), that provided that a filibuster could be stopped by a vote of 2/3rds of the Senate.  The 2/3rds vote requirement remained until 1975. 

During this period, the Southern Democrat Senators used the high 2/3rds vote threshold to block the Civil Rights Act of 1964, including anti-lynching legislation,  until cloture was finally invoked after a 60 day filibuster. 

In 1975, the Senate modified its cloture rule allowing for a vote of 3/5ths (60 votes) to stop a filibuster.   In 2013 the Senate changed the cloture vote to a simple majority for non SCOTUS judicial appointments. Then, in 2017, the rules were changed for even SCOTUS appointments.

Voting in the Senate should be the same as in the House of Representatives where the simple majority vote carries the issue.

Hiding Behind Senate Rules:

The other obscenity that is created with the phony 60 vote majority to end debate and pass the legislation is when the party who controls lets say 52 votes puts a bill on the floor knowing full well that the minority will block cloture and force the bill to die without a vote.  Then those in the majority strut about saying well we tried by XYZ minority blocked us. 

In more concrete terms, Obamacare repeal votes took place countless times when the Republicans knew full well that the legislation would be blocked by the Senate or Obama.  House Speaker Paul Ryan also hides behind Senate Rules when he re-crafted the Obamacare Repeal and Replace blaming Senate Rules as the reason he had to water down and stage the replacement. 

Democrat Vs Republican:

Republicans wring their hands when us regular folks tell them to do away with the 60 vote cloture rule and vote up or down on everything based solely on a simple majority.  Leadership says that when Democrats are in power they will use this power against Republican and ram legislation through.  

Obama taught us that these insane legislative rules with their false majorities are inconsequential and should be predicated on a simple majority vote.  When Obama lost the majority in the House and Senate, he merely ignored the legislative and judicial branches and ruled by fiat.   If the Republicans did pass a bill, they knew Obama would veto it! 

So, it did not matter what the Republican majority was in the Senate or the House.  Both parties use these rules to hide behind.  The use of these faux votes to prove to their constituencies that they are fighting for them is ludicrous.  We are not THAT dumb!

McConnell:

Do Away with Senate Rule 22 Requiring 60 Votes to Close a Debate;

Man-up; and Vote and Be Accountable!

We The People are Not Fooled!

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

 

 

Note to Congress-We The People Are Watching You-Protect Trump or Else

Trump Sign-WYSISYGOpen Letter to Republican Senators and Representatives (and “conservative” pundits)

Dear Republican Senators and Representatives:

Just a friendly reminder of who we are, and what we have done for you.  Conversely, who we are, and what we can do TO YOU.

  1.  In 2010, you said that if we gave you the House of Representatives, you would stop Obamacare via the purse strings and stop Obama from shoving his hard Progressive Left down our throats.  We Gave You the House, and you did nothing.
  2. In 2014, you said that if we gave you the House of Representatives and the Senate, you would stop Obamacare via the purse strings and stop Obama from shoving his hard Progressive Left down our throats.  We Gave You the House and the Senate and you did nothing.
  3. In 2016, you said that if we gave you the House of Representatives and the Senate, you would stop Obamacare via the purse strings and stop Obama from shoving his hard Progressive Left down our throats.  We Gave You the House, the Senate and the Presidency, and now you are trying to emasculate our President and kill OUR agenda!

This is a not so subtle warning to McCain, McConnell and the House Leadership;  you all better rally behind Trump and his agenda or you will have hell to pay in 2018.  Your little party will be over.  We have had it with your stupid games that have left us bankrupt, futureless, and our nation basically in a state of a third world nation.

We have serious problems that transcend your meaningless position of power and your selfish, self aggrandizing misuse of the position we GAVE YOU.  Trump is our only chance to take back this country once and for all.  If you succeed in bringing Trump down, you bring down the hopes and dreams of our founders and now we the people who have given you everything you asked for! 

Our Freedom and our very lives are at stake.  We do not have anything left to lose.

Grow a pair and Stand Behind We the People and our President, Donald J. Trump.

 

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RD Pierini

@RDPierini

We Little People Vs Globalist Republicans and Democrats-Trump Our Last Chance

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Trump Standing Up to Critics Scares the Poop Out of the Establishment and the MSM!

Gingrich, McCain, Ryan, and Other RINO Globalists Pile On Trump To Give Hillary Cover

RINOs Blame Trump For Going Off Script!

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We the people are tired of being the dupes for everyone in our Federal, State and Local governments and political parties. 

We are tired of being manipulated into adhering to political correctness. 

We are tired of our nation’s greatness being exported to our nation’s enemies and competitors. 

We are tired of being told that we have to save the environment while countries taking our industries have no environmental restrictions.

We are tired of being told that being a 30 year career politician is good for us.

WE ARE JUST PLAIN TIRED!

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Trump goes out every day and takes on Democrats, Republican Globalists, Main Stream Media, Political Pundits of all Stripes, to defend himself and us against the continued annihilation of the United States as a Constitutional Republic based on true free enterprise/capitalism. 

I originally thought Gingrich would be a solid VP pick for Trump.  Not any more. 

Gingrich is for Gingrich and not for Trump and for taking back America. 

Every time the media and pundits attack Trump, Gingrich is all over the medial bashing Trump for going off script.  NEWT, WE DON’T WANT SCRIPTED POLITICIANS ANY MORE!

Ryan, McConnell, McCain and all of the other Globalist Republicans are no different from Newt.  They are all scared stiff that Trump will do what he says and put America First, not the global business interests of a few and the blood sucking politicians who feed off of our misery.

THE US IS THE TOP CONSUMER NATION IN THE WORLD BUT HAS REDUCED ITS MANUFACTURING BASE BY 33% SINCE 2000!

THE US STEEL PRODUCTION HAS DROPPED 24% WHILE CHINA’S PRODUCTION HAS INCREASED 527% SINCE 2000!

IF WE WERE IN A WAR LIKE WWII, WE COULD NOT PRODUCE THE NEEDED WEAPONS WITHOUT IMPORTING STEEL FROM CHINA!  WHAT IF WE WERE AT WAR WITH CHINA?

I could go in and on but steel is just the tip of the iceberg.  We have killed our own manufacturing of every strategic material needed to defend ourselves and have killed millions of US jobs in the process.  The left and their environmentalists are also reducing our capacity to be self-sufficient in FOOD!!!   

THIS WAS ALL BY DESIGN AND WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF AND APPROVAL OF BOTH REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS IN WASHINGTON DC, OUR STATES AND OUR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.

Time to take back America!

If Hillary wins, we may never recover.

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RDPierini

@RDPierini

 

Trump and Brexit-Need to Get out of EU ASAP!

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Brits Need to Exit Before Global Elitist

Sabotage Their Exit and Their Future

If you had not heard, The UK (England) voted to break away from the European Union (EU) and once again become an independent nation.  They had been a member of the EU since 1973.  Prior to this vote, England was the 2nd largest country in the EU in terms of GDP.  They were the only country in the EU who had not adopted the Euro as their currency and still remained on the British Pound. 

The UK needs to file their Article 50 request to withdraw from the EU immediately! 

The powerful Globalists, Obama, British Prime Minister Cameron, German Chancellor Merkel, French President Hollande, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, Mitt Romney,  George Soros, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Hillary Clinton, and a whole host of other elitist will do everything in their power to first stop the exit and if unsuccessful punish the people of Briton for voting to leave. 

Punishment will come in the form of economic “sanctions” on trade and currency transactions.  Obama has already threatened that the US would be working with the EU on trade and the UK would be on “the back of the bus” if they voted to leave.  The Global Elites are fearful that other EU nations will follow Britton and try to leave the EU.  It is critical for the Global Elites to continue to “infect” and overrun Europe (and the US) with immigrants to eventually weaken the West and level the world-wide economic playing field.  Of course, the Global Elites would be at the top running everything!

Why Brexit Won!

By breaking away from the EU, Briton will once again be in charge of their own destiny and not be subject to dictates by the European Union.  The winners will be British citizens!  Briton First!  Sound Familiar…? 

The British People had to Pay £27.4 Per Year for the Cost of EU Regulations!

Brits, and citizens of other EU countries, had long complained about dictates coming down from the EU headquarters in Brussels that impacted their everyday life and certainly increased their cost of government.  One such example was the fact that English (and all EU horses) horses had to obtain “PASSPORTS”!  Why?  Not because they took the fairy to the Continent or traveled to the US!  It was because other EU countries EAT HORSEMEAT (Especially France)!  The passport was required to track the immunizations that the horse received in case it showed up on Pierre’s dinner table.  Didn’t want old Pierre to ingest female hormones!  Peta anyone?

There were hundreds of other idiotic and restrictive dictates from Brussels but the open borders dictates were probably one of the most worrisome.  You have seen the chaos in mainland Europe being caused by Syrian refugees and other immigrants from Muslim countries.  The lack of vetting, health checks, immunizations, and their adherence to Sharia Law (50%) have made assimilation into the EU culture almost impossible. 

Immigrant ghettos have sprung up all over Europe and violent crime, especially rape and molestation of European women, is rampant.  For decades, Briton has had an open immigration policy from their prior colonies, the fear that radical elements from terror prone countries was high to say the least.  Keep in mind, that once an immigrant comes into the EU, they can travel to any of the 28 EU countries without a visa or any vetting or health validation.  In fact, they can also come into the US unchecked using an EU passport.  If Osama bin Laden had immigrated into Sweden, he would have been able to take the EuroRail anywhere within the EU, unchecked.

World Domination by Global Elite at Stake

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Make no mistake, the Global Elite are real close to meeting their objective and dominating world markets and manipulating countries into economic and social submission.  Their goal is truly a one world government with them in charge.  The Trump, Sanders and Brexit movements towards nationalism are the first real threat to the Global Elitist march toward real world domination. 

The success of Brexit and the Election of Donald Trump are all that stand in the way of a total dominance by the Global Elitist by 2020.  We won’t only lose the Supreme Court if Hillary is elected!  We will lose our sovereignty!

We The People in the United States but follow the Brits and vote against the Global Elite and vote for Donald Trump!

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

Washington DC vs Donald Trump (We the People)

Did Ryan and McConnell Rail Against Obama & Clinton

In 2011 When they PAUSED IMMIGRATION

of Muslims From Iraq?

The Obama Administration Stopped Processing Iraq Refugee Requests For 6 Months In 2011

No They Did Not!

But, They Think Trump’s Pause Is

“Not Who We Are?

When Did Protecting Americans,

Including Muslim-Americans & LGBT Americans, Become “Not Who We Are?”

Obama/Clinton shut down Muslim Immigration from Iraq following a breakdown of their vetting process that allowed two terrorists to enter the US and settle in Kentucky (WAKE UP MC CONNELL)  The State Department stated in 2011:

(1)  As a result of the Kentucky case, (allowing 2 terrorist to come in as refugees) the State Department stopped processing Iraq refugees for six months in 2011, federal officials told ABC News – even for many who had heroically helped U.S. forces as interpreters and intelligence assets. One Iraqi who had aided American troops was assassinated before his refugee application could be processed, because of the immigration delays, two U.S. officials said.

The Obama/Clinton vetting failure was called out by one of our Generals:   

“How did a person who we detained in Iraq — linked to an IED attack, we had his fingerprints in our government system — how did he walk into America in 2009?”

So, why the outrage by Obama, Clinton, Ryan, and McConnell who are all railing against Trump when he calls for a PAUSE in the Syrian Refugee Program and Visa Immigration from known terrorists supported countries.

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The only answer can be is that the OCRM team agree with each other that a European Style Open Border/Immigration policy is what the United States should be engaged in and that Radical Islamism cannot be discussed so as not to alienate our “allies”!  How is this policy working out for Europe!!! 

If Ryan and McConnell continue to call out Trump for his Defence of American First they, not Trump, will cause the Republican Party to lose the House and Senate in 2016.  They are on the wrong side of History.

Isn’t there anyone in the House or Senate will stand and tell Ryan and McConnell to sit down, shut up, and defend Trump?  We the People are no longer behind you when you are wrong.  Either get on board with America First or move out-of-the-way.

Time to Call Your Senators and Representatives…

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

 

Hat Tips:

(1)  http://thefederalist.com/2015/11/18/the-obama-administration-stopped-processing-iraq-refugee-requests-for-6-months-in-2011/

Ryan’s Reluctance-Immigration Policy vs Romney 3rd Party Candidacy?

Is Ryan Waiting for Romney to Run as 3rd Party Candidate?

Or, Does Ryan Oppose Trump’s Illegal Immigration Deportation?

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Is Ryan Waiting to See if His 2012 Running Mate, Mitt Romney, Will Launch a 3rd Party Challenge in 2016?

I have to admit that I do believe that Speaker Paul Ryan is waiting to see if Mitt Romney throws his hat into the ring as a 3rd party candidate. 

I do not believe that Ryan would join Romney on the ticket this time.  But, Ryan would have cover to stay “neutral” and not have to endorse Trump as the GOP candidate due to Ryan’s old relationship with Mitt. 

If this is Ryan’s motivation, we will know shortly, and obviously before the November elections.  If Romney enters the race and Ryan plays the “neutral card”, Ryan’s congressional opponent in Wisconsin, Paul Nehlen, will gain a lot of steam.  There will be a lot of Trump supporters, including Sarah Palin, out in force to defeat Ryan.  Ryan lost his home town in his last re-election while Trump won Ryan’s home town in this year’s primary.  Ryan’s could be “Cantored” and lose his Speakership!

Or, Is Ryan Opposed to Trump’s Illegal Immigrant Deportation Plan?

Paul Ryan is adamantly opposed to Donald Trump’s “mass deportation” rhetoric.  During a town hall meeting in Georgetown in April, 2016, Ryan said:

“I’m a person who believes that for the undocumented, we have to come up with a solution that doesn’t involve mass deportation, that involves people the opportunity to get right with the law, to come in and earn a legal status while we fix the rest of legal immigration,”  (Except that is not the law and not what the senior member of the 2012 ticket thought!)

Trump’s position is that all illegals have to leave and reapply for legal admission into the US.  But, Trump’s position on the deportation of illegal immigrants is not that different from Ryan’s 2012 running mate, Mitt Romney .  Romney stated in 2007, and restated this position during the 2012 campaign:

“My plan is this, which is for those that have come here illegally and are here illegally today, no amnesty. Now, how do people return home? Under the ideal setting, at least in my view, you say to those who have just come in recently, we’re going to send you back home immediately, we’re not going to let you stay here. You just go back home.”

Now, Ryan has changed his position, assuming he agreed with Romney as head of the 2012 ticket.  Ryan now is adamantly opposed to deportation?

Is this why Ryan is withholding his endorsement of Trump?  If so, than Ryan has to forfeit some of his “conservative” creds!  Deportation is the law of the land and a conservative always follows the rule of the law!  Ryan did not oppose it in 2012 so why now?

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If Ryan withholds his endorsement for the designated GOP Presidential Candidate, based on another candidate entering the 2016 Presidential Race, than Ryan SHOULD step down as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.  At a minimum, he should step down as the Chairman of the GOP Convention in Cleveland. 

This action by Ryan, is jeopardizing not only the 2016 Presidential race, but the House and Senate races as well.  People are fed up with the Establishment.  Ryan and Romney are the poster-children for the establishment. 

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

 

 

Hat Tips:

http://mittromneycentral.com/on-the-issues/immigration/

SCOTUS – Replacement for Congress?

Stop Relying on the Supreme Court to Create Law!

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Gutless Wonders In Congress Shirk Their Duty to Legislate and Duck their Responsibility and the Possible Ire of their Constituents by Allowing 9 Unelected Judges to Create Law by Fiat!

 

It is the Job of Congress Alone

U.S. Constitution; Article 1, Section 1

All legislative (having the power to make laws:) Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

The Supreme Court has NO Constitutional Authority to “Legislate”, Period!

U.S. Constitution; Article 3, Section 1.

The judicial Power (1) of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour, and shall, at stated Times, receive for their Services, a Compensation, which shall not be diminished during their Continuance in Office.

SCOTUS RESTRICTED ROLE:  The courts below the Supreme Court, inferior courts, are created and maintained solely by Congress.  In 1803, a famous case, Marbury v Madison, formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review in the United States (constitutionality) under Article III. This Supreme Court decision helped define the boundary between the constitutionally separate executive and judicial branches.  CONGRESS STILL HAS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY AND CONSTITUTIONAL ROLE TO LEGISLATE, CREATE NEW LAW OR MODIFY EXISTING LAW. 

The Supreme Court, or any inferior court, can only judge whether a Constitutionally created law, passed by Congress and signed by the President, is in conformance with or does not violate any Constitutional authorities granted to the Congress by the Constitution, amendments thereto, or governing law.  Any law found to be unconstitutional, at the discretion of the Congress, must be modified by the Congress alone and submitted to the President for approval.  The court cannot, and should not, but has, actually modified the original language of a law by interpreting the language in the law to suit the court.  This is not legal right of the court and has been labeled “Judicial Activism” (2). 

Congress Needs to Pass Real Legislation Dealing with:

  • Freedom of Religion Protection under the 1st Amendment Against Government Overreach on Healthcare.

  • Define Life as beginning at Conception.

  • Pass a real school choice law allowing parents to use vouchers to send their children to a school of their choice.

  • Clarification of LGBT rights Vs the Religious Liberty of individuals.

  • Get the Government out of our Rest Rooms, Showers and Changing rooms.

  • Revise Title 7 and 9 that control schools and universities receiving Federal Funds to get the government out of the day-to-day operations of these institution.

  • Individual Employee Rights Vs Unions Rights regarding dues and Union political activism.

  • Disallow Environmentalists’ “standing in court” to bring lawsuits on behalf of the environment.

  • Mandate that all laws passed by Congress cannot exempt Congress or its members from its provisions.

  • Mandate that all laws passed by Congress, and any resulting regulation, that require funds to be expended to implement the law, be fully paid for by the Federal Government.  (Eliminates unfunded mandates)

  • Create a national standard for Voter IDs to ensure that Federal Elections are properly controlled.

  • Clarify 2nd Amendment protections by creating national “carry permits”; eliminate State and Local taxes designed to restrict gun or ammunition ownership; create Federal restrictions on gun ownership for the mentally impaired.

  • Pass common sense political contribution reform and eliminate PACs and Super PACS.  All persons, including individuals, corporations, LLCs, Unions, tax exempt organizations, can only contribute $1,000 per candidate or initiative. 

  • Require that the President submit and the Congress pass an Annual Budget or the executive and legislative elected officials and staff do not get paid until it is passed.

  • Require that the annual budget be prepared and approved using zero based budgeting and eliminate automatic increases.

  • Require all regulations that have been created undergo a cost-benefit analysis, and then be reviewed by Congress before it is put into effect. 

  • Etcetera!  You get the point.

Otherwise, Our Nation and Our Culture will be Dictated by 9 Unelected People! 

The point being is that Congress needs to step up and do its job as the Founding Fathers intended.  Since Obama was elected, Congress has shirked its duties and stopped passing budgets, allowed SCOTUS to modify legislation that the Congress should have done through the legislative process, and have allowed the President to create legislation via executive fiat.  Congress has the power of the purse and impeachment to use against an out-of-control Executive Branch and they must step up and exercise their duties as prescribed by the Constitution or we all lose. 

We cannot be dictated to by a President, or 9 unelected individuals on the Supreme Court. 

We need to get back to the basics and start acting like a real country again!

Congress-SCotus

RD Pierini

@RDPierini

 

((1)Judicial Power is defined as Authority, both constitutional and legal, given to the courts and its judges (1) to preside over and render judgment on court-worthy cases; (2) to enforce or void statutes and laws when scope or constitutionality are questioned (3) to interpret statutes and laws when disputes arise.)

(2) Case in point was when SCOTUS ruled that the individual mandate to purchase a Obamacare policy was in fact a TAX which is lawful for the Congress to levy rather than an individual mandated payment which is a violation of the Congressional authority under the Constitution.  Chief Justice rewrote Obamacare regarding the mandates when he concluded that: “Part III-B that the individual mandate must be construed as imposing a tax on those who do not have health insurance, if such a construction is reasonable.”  It is not reasonable! This all the while the Obama Administration, who helped create the bill, maintained that the individual mandate was NOT A TAX, because it did not meet the Constitution’s definition of what taxes could be levied by the Congress.  Roberts must have “divined” that Obama had a mental lapse and didn’t mean what he said!

 

Hat Tips

http://usconstitution.cc/

http://thelawdictionary.org/judicial-power/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_amendments_to_the_United_States_Constitution

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marbury_v._Madison

http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/scotus-upholds-obamacare-mandate-as-tax-even-though-its-not-a-tax/