Who Is Looking Out
seem to be really in a hurry to push through their spending
legislators begin to read the bills in depth, it becomes clear just why
the Democrats are in such a hurry.
One bill, running to 1,000
pages, was given to legislators with less than twenty-four hours
read and digest. We were told that these bills had to be finished
immediately or else the government would collapse. Nothing like a
little fear mongering to get things going. All too often, the
critical legislation has been propelled through the halls of
without representatives being given time to look it over. Even
who had taken a speed reading course could not have successfully
digested the vast amount of pages being considered.
the "stimulus" bill, one such massive legislative action was rammed
through in such a fashion. The idea was to give incentive for
businesses to use monies for hiring and expanding their
However, when we got a closer look, we found that it was the same old
spendsters at work. One legislator described it as 90% pork and
Addicted to pork, our
"representatives" could not
resist the sight of the treasury thrown wide open without claiming
their part of it. It was business as usual, but now it was
A more truthful title for this
bill would have been "the politician's perpetual employment"
all voters are disgusted with this pork-ocracy, but keep voting in
their particular porksters. And, why not? Lobbyists make
their people, bought and paid for, have enough money to mount effective
campaigns. Since most politicians love money and power, they make sure
they do what needs to be done to keep them in both.
When Congress’ popularity dips
to the single digits, how do they stay in office?
campaign as hard as they have to, ensuring their return to Washington
and the good life. Most of them feel entitled to do so. We
spectacle of Speaker Nancy Pelosi demanding that government planes be
available to her and hers. And, if someone objects or complains
her high-handedness, her minions throw their weight around. Never
that her party scolds all of us about our use of energy.
that it is hugely costly for the speaker to be demanding whole planes
for her use. She does this just because she can and it lets
know just how important she is.
In this loosey-goosey
atmosphere, seventy-five members of Congress on Tuesday, March 10,
brought out the fact of a loophole that would allow billions in
economic stimulus monies to be given to approximately 300,000 illegal
alien construction workers.
As Newsmax.com reported:
House version of the $787 billion stimulus package signed by President
Obama included a requirement that the legal residency of all employees
hired through stimulus spending be verified. As Newsweek reported
Monday, that provision was mysteriously stripped from the legislation
before it went to the conference committee that reconciled the House
and Senate versions of the legislation." Who did it?
illegal aliens to be able to get stimulus funds rightfully intended for
Americans out of work? There are many villains to consider.
lobbyists could it have been? The Chamber of Commerce wants
protect employers who hire illegal aliens for less money and fewer
restrictions. Those employers, if they pay their workers "under
table" do not have to pay taxes on them, provide insurance, and pay for
the myriad of rules and regulations visited on them by
is left up to American taxpayers to provide hospital services, food
stamps and other services the employers evade paying.
count as voters those who are illegal. Think the illegals can't
Allied with Democrats is the Association of Community Organizations
for Reform Now or ACORN. ACORN, which is busy lining up all the
they can, is under investigation for fraudulent voter enlistment
practices in several states. ACORN also is getting a good chunk
stimulus money. It is payback time for ACORN.
interest group, La Raza, is due to get millions of these stimulus
dollars. Since La Raza lobbies for only one race, Congress is
a bias for that race. La Raza wants the border open and amnesty
the several millions who sneaked across our border.
unemployment hovering around 8.0 percent, and having lost 4.4 million
jobs in the last fifteen months, your representative may be one of
those who think it is okay to give the jobs to those who broke into
this country. To make it worse for a true stimulus, these
also send back to their country of origin tens of billions of dollars
made working in the U.S. This takes money out of our
money could be buying food, clothing, automobiles, TVs, etc. to prosper
American citizens; you know, like a true stimulus?
How did your
representative vote? If it is a Democrat it is likely he/she
the so-called original stimulus. Zero House Republicans voted for
Three Republican Senators voted for it.
In the latest
spending bill, in fact, had eight Republicans not gone turncoat, the
bill would not have passed. As usual, those turncoats were Arlen
Specter and Olympia Snowe, but were joined by six others who earned
their RINO stripes: Thad Cochran, Roger Wicker, Christopher Bond,
Richard Shelby, Lamar Alexander, and Lisa Murkowski.
all of the Democrats voted for the spending bills. This is not to
the Republicans are angels in this regard. When it is to their
advantage, they vote pork in, also.
The real question is:
Who represented you? Who was swayed by your voice? Who paid
to your phone calls and e-mails? Who cares about the heavy debt
ladled onto your shoulders, all the way down to your grandchildren?
Who took the side of illegal
aliens against you? Who is looking out for you?