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    Time for WE Americans to TAKE BACK OUR CONGRESS

     

                   I am first and foremost an American. I tend to vote Republican and I label myself as a Republican, but I vote for the individual. My great grandfather was a staunch Roosevelt Democrat and voted for a Republican once in his 101 year life and that was for me in the Republican primaries for delegate to State Republican Convention. I was a volunteer intern for a Democratic Representative in the summer of 1989. My city is heavily Democratic. I have personally known former Mayors who were Conservative Democrats and agreed with the National Party almost zero.

                   What we need as Americans is not a Republican or Democratic Majority in Congress, but a New Congress. Our framers envisioned a fluid Congress with members staying there a max of 2 or 3 terms then returning to private life. For members of the Senate, they expected members of the Senate to be appointed by the State Governor to represent the states.

                   I have listed members of Congress who have served 15 or more consecutive terms in Congress. In your occupation, how many people in management have been there for greater than 10 years and have had the same title/position the entire time? It the future this will be updated to show those that have served 5 or more terms consecutively.

                   Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican it does not matter to me, only that you are an American and put the US and our citizens first. It is time for “We the people” to take back our government. Thomas Jefferson and the other radical patriots said every generation will have to go through a Revolution. As Americans our second Revolution was the Civil War, and it was bloody. It did keep the Union together and as an afterthought, Lincoln freed the slaves.

                   The Revolution of my generation is Political. Look at your Congressman and how long they have been a member. If you have good wisdom and knowledgeable of what is happening in the US as a whole and in your District, then you should consider becoming a candidate for Congress.

                   Read on and if you are in agreement with this agenda, then we all need to work together.

    The Agenda

                   According to the US Constitution in the preamble:

    We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

             But according to our radical Declaration of Independence:

    “When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”

               This in Jefferson’s mind and the other signers of the Declaration gave them the power of using a military force for their political separation. Then again according to the US Constitution, Article III, Section 3:

              Section 3. Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.”

               So Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, believed in generational revolution, the author of the Constitution, James Madison, believed in constant and continuous Government.

    This is our Political Revolution.

                   Each of the planks are listed below. Read them and if you agree with what is stated, send me a message through here or to crn_eng@yahoo.com whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, it does not matter. Neither party is working for us. The planks are listed below, and as soon as they are up, I will change this page. The political parties have an animal to represent them. We are not a political party in our outright, but a collection of individual looking for the best for America. Our symbol will be a Train Engine to symbolize we are Conservative Progressives rolling with might to make everyday better for everyone.

    Abortion http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-317099
    Alternative Energy/Recycling (Trash)
    Budget/Taxation http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-317100
    Disability
    Foreign Aid
    Immigration
    Healthcare
    Housing Crisis
    Military
    Social Security (Retirement)
    War on Drugs

                   We will work together to make your dream a reality and put you in Congress. The member listed here will have over 30 years in Congress. How many people do you know that put in 30 years at one job only and do not retire? It is time for us as the American public to give them a retirement.

     

    28 Terms, Consecutive

    John Dingell, MI

    Democrat

    23 Terms, Consecutive

    John Conyers Jr., MI

    Democrat

    21 Terms, Consecutive

    David Obey, WI

    Democrat

    20 Terms, Consecutive

    Charles B. Rangel, NY

    Democrat

    C. W. “Bill” Young, FL Jan. 3, 1971

    Republican

    19 Terms, Consecutive

    Fortney “Pete” Stark, CA

    Democrat

    Don Young, AK Mar. 6, 1973

    Republican

    John P. Murtha, PA Feb. 5, 1974

    Democrat

    18 Terms, Consecutive

    George Miller, CA

    Democrat

    James L. Oberstar, MN Jan. 3, 1975

    Democrat

    Henry Waxman, CA Jan. 3, 1975

    Democrat

    Edward J. Markey, MA Nov. 2, 1976

    Democrat

    17 Terms, Consecutive

    Norman Dicks, WA

    Democrat

    Dale Kildee, MI Jan. 3, 1977

    Democrat

    Nick Rahall, WV Jan. 3, 1977

    Democrat

    Ike Skelton, MO Jan. 3, 1977

    Democrat

    16 Terms, Consecutive

    Jerry Lewis, CA

    James Sensenbrenner Jr., WI Jan. 3, 1979

    Republican

    Thomas Petri, WI Apr. 3, 1979

    Republican

    15 Terms, Consecutive

    David Dreier, CA

    Republican

    Barney Frank, MA Jan. 3, 1981

    Democrat

    Ralph Hall, TX Jan. 3, 1981

    Republican

    Harold Rogers, KY Jan. 3, 1981

    Republican

    Christopher Smith, NJ Jan. 3, 1981

    Republican

    Frank Wolf, VA Jan. 3, 1981

    Republican

    Steny Hoyer, MD May 19, 1981

    Republican

     

     




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