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Thursday
Mar252010

Bearse For Congress - Obamacare Passage Shows “Congress Is Broke”

Dr. Peter Bearse, Reagan-Republican & Independent-Conservative Candidate for Congress in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District, today spoke out on yesterday’s passage of “ObamaCare” in Washington. “It shows unmistakably that Congress is broke,” he said. “My campaign has been the only one all along to emphasize this as the #1 issue because it affects all others. No other candidate has revealed a strategy and program to fix the way Congress does “We the People”’s business. No other candidate has even tried to pick up the baton handed to us by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Visitors to our campaign website will see my “21st Century Pledge…,” with which we can resume the fight to reform Congress that Newt’s “Class of 94” began 16 years ago.”

The fight over Obamacare has revealed just how dysfunctional Congress has become -- as if we needed more evidence. With the previous passage of the so-called “stimulus” (TARP), bailout, cap’n trade and budget bills, the Congress failed to: read bills, deliberate, act in a bipartisan spirit, honor the Constitution, or respect private enterprise and competition. Instead, Congress has indulged in crony capitalism, special-interest deal-making for big-money campaign donors, bribery and vote-buying, and so demonstrated that the body that is supposed to represent the people is also corrupt. The best Congress money can buy has earned the disapproval of nearly two-thirds of Americans polled for its bad performance.

Peter noted that New Hampshire’s Tea Party and 912 movement members are “right on.” For they recognize that HOW Congress conducts the people’s business is bad no matter WHAT Congress is trying to do. “The ends do not justify the means” -- never have, never will.

Released by Supporters of Peter Bearse for Congress, March 24, 2010.
Contact: Peter Bearse, Ph.D., 382-8079 or pjbearse@gmail.com.



Thursday
Mar252010

Shea-Porter Continues to Stand Up for New Hampshire Veterans  

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter helped pass several important pieces of legislation this week that will help the VA fight homelessness, increase job training opportunities for returning veterans, help protect a veteran’s home, and guarantee that payments for disabled veterans keep pace with the cost of living.  Shea-Porter, a member of the House Armed Services Committee and a former military spouse, has made veterans issues a top priority since first arriving to Washington.

“Many of our veterans face unique challenges and hardships, and these bills will help ensure that former service members have access to the programs they need and deserve,” said Congresswoman Shea-Porter. “There are more than 130,000 veterans living in New Hampshire, and I will continue to support legislation that helps our veterans community.”

A summary of the bills is below.

End Veteran Homelessness Act of 2010 – Strengthens successful comprehensive programs for homeless veterans through investments, requires housing counselors to generate more veterans housing opportunities at each VA medical center with housing services, strengthens permanent housing programs, and pays special attention to the needs of homeless women veterans and homeless veterans with children. 

National Guard Employment Protection Act of 2010 – Extends key reemployment rights to all of those called up for full-time National Guard duty, including those assigned to a homeland security mission.

Helping Heroes Keep Their Homes Act of 2010 – Extends expiring protections that safeguard veteran homeowners from foreclosure immediately following deployment.

Energy Jobs for Veterans Act – Increases job opportunities for veterans by reimbursing employers for the cost of providing on-the-job training for veterans in the energy sector through a new “Veterans Energy Related Employment Program” of competitive grants.

Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2010 – Increases the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, effective December 1, 2010. 

Thursday
Mar252010

Daily News from the Veterans Today Network

The Vulgarity Era
Losing with Class a Lost Art at Politician School
Republicans in Spiritual CrisisLosing with Class
Rules of Political Sportsmanship Missing in Action
With the recent vote on health care not going the way of the GOP, the nasty reactions are so bad that something needs to be said before they drive the once great and storied party off the cliff.

The party that brought us Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and the great General Dwight D. Eisenhower demands that it finds it's way back to winning and losing with class. But how?

First, what's with the losing with no class thing? Who decided that was a good idea? This is positively the worst idea that the Republican party stands by beyond anything and everything.
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Tea partiers proved that I was right
DVA: Free Franchise Expo to be held Washington DC April 9 - 11

Wednesday
Mar242010

CHQ - Tea Party rebellion targets Stupak 

Tea Party Rebellion Growing After Vote 
Newsmax - "The backlash against healthcare-reform has just begun, but already it's clear that tea party leaders plan to keep fighting.

"Less than 24 hours after the vote, for example, the FireThe219 Web site went live. A blog created by The Nationwide Tea Party Coalition, the site targets the 219 House members who voted for healthcare reform. 'Fire the 219 is dedicated to removing from power all 219 members of Congress who voted to destroy the finest health care system in the world on March 21, 2010, through any and all legal means possible,' the Web site declares.

"Its No. 1 target not surprisingly: [Bart] Stupak."

 


The Front


Other Articles at News From The Front: 

Support surges for Stupak's re-election opponent after abortion funding deal with White House
Washington Examiner (blog) - Michigan Democratic Rep. Bart Stupak became the face of the opposition to Obamacare because of his stated objections to its abortion-funding provisions, and then turned into the House's biggest traitor when he reversed his stance and voted for the bill anyway. 

Stupak Foes Flock to Facebook and Twitter
Human Events - "Less than 24 hours after the historic healthcare vote, both Twitter and Facebook conservatives wasted little time in broadcasting their widespread discontent, warning House Democrats that their partisan passing of the bill might be their political death warrant."

Bipartisan Blame for Obamacare
The American Conservative - "[I]t was the House Minority Leader and his Republican Party that helped push through Bush's Medicare expansion, a piece of legislation passed by cutting backroom deals behind closed doors and hidden from the people. Beginning with a national debt of a little over $5 trillion in 2000, the debt doubled in eight years, rising to over $10 trillion when Bush left office. Said Boehner in the wake of the passage of Democrats healthcare scheme Sunday night, 'shame on us.' He was right to use the word 'us.' "

State legislators announce plans to reject ObamaCare
Austin Capital Times - "Members of the Texas Conservative Coalition (TCC) announced plans this week to file legislation to reject the federal health care bill due to its impact and costs to the state and to Texans."

Three-way Florida U.S. Senate race still finds Rubio way ahead
Rasmussen Reports - Rumors have circulated for weeks that Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, if denied the Republican Party's nomination for U.S. Senate in the August primary, would run as an independent to try and derail the chances of winning for conservative favorite Marco Rubio - but a recent poll shows that even if Crist is part of a three-way race, Rubio still enjoys a large lead.

Health care fight energizes Pro-Life Movement
Washington Times - There's nothing like a good fight to get people animated and involved - and the passage of the Obamacare bill along with its public funding of abortion has certainly had that effect on the Pro-Life movement.  Pro-Life leaders are seeing a surge in membership to Pro-Life organizations, which is good for the movement - but the passage of the abortion-promoting bill still makes their job that much harder in trying to protect the unborn.

Obama should be careful what he wishes for
American Thinker - Avi Davis writes of the legislative 'triumph' that Pres. Obama and the Democrats have fought so long and hard for, a victory that will inevitably cost them more than they've won. 

Find these articles and more at News From The Front

Wednesday
Mar242010

NH GOP -The Democrats are Bankrupting America 

We need your help to win the 2010 elections to save America and New Hampshire from the tax-and-spend big government policies of President Obama and Governor Lynch.

Only after the Democrats in Washington voted to spend $940,000,000,000.00 of your (and your children's and grandchildren's) hard earned money does Governor Lynch decide to begin a cost-benefit analysis of the ObamaCare bill that just passed.

Democrat and Republican Governor's across the country conducted their analysis before the vote was taken and weighed in before the vote on the impact this terrible bill will have on their State.

Taking a stand after the vote was taken is not leadership, it's not even good followership. It's just plain wishy washy.

We need your help TODAY to turn things around and ensure Republicans win in November. We cannot afford 6 years of Paul Hodes in the U.S. Senate or another 2 years of Carol Shea-Porter in the U.S. House.

Help us get our message out by contributing $25, $50, $100, $250, or more TODAY!