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Thursday
Jul092015

Perry For President - Statement by Gov. Perry on President Obama's Lack of Strategy to Counter ISIS 

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement in response to reports the U.S. is training a stunningly low amount of Syrian rebel fighters to battle ISIS:


"Ten months ago, President Obama told the American people he would degrade and destroy ISIS. At the time, I questioned his conception of what the U.S. military’s role should be in this fight, and whether he had matched ends and means.  It is now clear that the president has not even fully implemented his own strategy. ISIS is no longer just a terrorist group seeking to disrupt peace and stability. It is a terrorist army that is intent on holding the ground it has captured, and establishing a long term Caliphate that inspires thousands of followers abroad. President Obama’s strategy to degrade and destroy ISIS should treat it as such."



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Tuesday
Jul072015

Jindal For President - Jindal Blasts Obama For Claiming ISIS Can Be Defeated With Ideas, Not Guns 

Jindal for President

MANCHESTER, NH – In a statement this morning, Governor Jindal blasted President Obama for not having a strategy to defeat ISIS and for saying "ideologies are not defeated with guns, they are defeated by better ideas.”

Governor Jindal said, “President Obama is the most clueless president of my lifetime. President Obama actually suggested you can talk about ‘ideas’ with terrorists who execute those who don’t agree with them.

“It is astonishing to hear President Obama say that ISIS won’t be defeated by guns, rather by changing ‘hearts and minds.’ Well, Mr. President, guns help.

“President Obama won’t call a spade a spade, which is why he has no strategy to defeat ISIS. The result is that his new timeline to defeat ISIS is a generation. This is not acceptable. The United States needs a president who will identify our enemy and rid the world of them and their ideas.”

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Friday
Jun192015

ALG - House passes fast track 

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June 18, 2015, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement on House passage of fast track trade authority for President Obama to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership:

"In spite of today's close vote, fast track legislation still needs to clear significant hurdles in the Senate, and we urge Senators to vote no."

 

To view online: http://getliberty.org/house-passes-fast-track/

 

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Americans for Limited Government is a non-partisan, nationwide network committed to advancing free market reforms, private property rights and core American liberties. For more information on ALG please visit our website at www.GetLiberty.org.

Wednesday
Jun102015

ALG - Stop Obama's assault on the suburbs, vote YES on Gosar Amendment #1 

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June 9, 2015, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging the House of Representatives to adopt an amendment to the Transportation and HUD appropriations bill Rep. Paul Gosar plans to offer (R-Ariz.) defunding implementation of the "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" rule and the "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool," which when finalized will empower the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to condition eligibility for community development block grants on redrawing zoning maps to achieve racial and income integration:

 

"Rep. Paul Gosar's amendment to the Transportation HUD appropriations bill would end an unwarranted intrusion into the local zoning process by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In Obama's America, taking a community development block grant puts a city's long thought out zoning plan at risk. Those governments that take any portion of those grants must redraw neighborhoods along federal racial and income standards, while residents remain unaware and disenfranchised.

 

"This is not about low-income housing, it is about federalism and an attempt by the social engineers in Washington, D.C. to impose their will upon over the voice of those most impacted by their arbitrary decisions. Rep. Gosar's stand for local communities against the tide of Obama's federal know-it-allism is a refreshing cool breeze in an otherwise stagnant Congress."

 

To view online: http://getliberty.org/stop-obamas-assault-on-the-suburbs-vote-yes-on-gosar-amendment-1/

 

Attachments:

 

Draft Amendment to Transportation and HUD appropriations bill, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), June 3, 2015 at http://getliberty.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/GOSAR_090_xml.pdf

 

AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2577, AS REPORTED

OFFERED BY MR. GOSAR OF ARIZONA

 

At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following:

 

SEC. ll. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement, administer, or enforce the rule entitled ''Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing'', published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Federal Register on July 19, 2013 (78 Fed. Reg. 43710; Docket No. FR-5173-P-01) or the notice entitled ''Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool'', published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Federal Register on September 26, 2014 (79 Fed. Reg. 57949; Docket No. FR-5173-N-02).

 

"'Fundamentally transforming America' one neighborhood at a time,' By Robert Romano November 20, 2014 at http://netrightdaily.com/2014/11/fundamentally-transforming-america-one-neighborhood-time/

 

"Racial quotas for local zoning decisions?" By Robert Romano, June 6, 2014 at http://netrightdaily.com/2014/06/racial-quotas-local-zoning-decisions/

 

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Americans for Limited Government is a non-partisan, nationwide network committed to advancing free market reforms, private property rights and core American liberties. For more information on ALG please visit our website at www.GetLiberty.org.

Friday
May292015

ALG - Tell Congress to stop Obamatrade! 

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May 28, 2015

Dear Liberty Activist,

Click here to urge Congress to stop Obama's bad trade deal!

 

Next week, the House is set to act on behalf of President Barack Obama to give him fast track trade authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Fast track means that Congress would cede its right to amend the trade deal. Instead, it would be granted an up or down vote — even if it needed to be fixed.

At a time when the President has for all intents and purposes declared war on the constitutional separation of powers, it makes zero sense for Congress to voluntarily weaken its treaty ratification prerogatives. Why not make Obama go through the process under regular order, with amendments allowed?

Making matters worse, the U.S. Trade Representative website on the trade deal explicitly states, "Through the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the United States is negotiating for robust environment standards and commitments from member countries."

Meaning this is really just a stealth climate treaty — the outcome of which will be to allow Obama to unilaterally regulate the global economy. This cannot stand.

Obama should have to explain and where necessary defend every word in any treaty he agrees to, with it being held to the highest level of scrutiny.  That is Congress' job.  It is also their job to amend or defeat any treaty that falls short of being in America's interests.

You know what to do! Let's get on Rally Congress and urge both House and Senate members to oppose fast track trade authority for Obama!

Not giving the President trade promotion authority is not anti- trade.  In fact, the United States already exports $861 billion to the trans-Pacific trade partners, accounting for almost 40 percent of the $2.2 trillion of U.S. exports worldwide in 2012. As a result of this continued trade, our economic bonds with these nations are tight. 

Now it is time for Congress to step up and fight for the constitutional separation of powers and Congress' role in making treaties — not give more executive powers to Obama to negotiate a bad deal for the U.S. economy. Tell Congress Trans-Pacific trade deal will regulate climate. Don't cede treaty powers to Obama! No stealth climate treaties.

Let's keep fighting!

For Liberty,


Robert Romano
Senior Editor
Americans for Limited Government