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Jake Towne’s State of the Union Reaction

http://libertymaven.com/2010/01/28/jake-townes-state-of-the-...

Today I spent part of my day at a local small family-run business, and listened to the owner gripe about excise tariffs on equipment from abroad, immigration difficulties, and frustration about the redistribution of wealth from his business to the federal government’s warfare and welfare programs. As I was leaving to make another house call and visit a single mother of three children, he had one request which was to listen to the 1970 song “Monster” by Steppenwolf. The ending of this song is an appropriate lead-in to my comments on today’s State of the Union address (transcript here).

While his oratory skills are to be admired, President Obama assumed the role of a master central planner where the government must intervene or else the economy fails. The key planners in any market economy should be individuals, not the government as I learned while living in China. Obama made no mention of the true root cause of the depression – the excessive money-printing and credit expansion of the Federal Reserve. There was no mention that government bailouts, stimulus plan spending, and interventions have changed what would have been a sharp and brief recession into a prolonged depression. There was no mention that bank balance sheets are still impaired by billions of toxic assets and deficit spending in all areas of government is out of control.

There is no mention that the Bureau of Labor and Statistics U-6 unemployment level is at 17%, and reputable non-government sources have unemployment estimated at 22%, which is a more reasonable number if one walks around the neighborhood in the Lehigh Valley. Government central planning has been a true disaster as I pointed out in “The Government’s “War” on Main Street” and “Why the Stimulus Plan Will Fail… (And a Better Alternative).”

The problems of excessive spending will not be cured by yet more spending.

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just got great news for Jake Towne and all of us Liberty lovers

email from his campaign - Because of you and your efforts, Bobby Gunther Walsh has invited Jake Towne onto his radio show! The interview will take place this coming Tuesday. Thank you to every one of you who called or sent in emails encouraging Walsh to invite Jake on air. You deserve a pat on the back and a round of applause!

Thank you DP members and visitors who helped make this possible.

PA 15 district - this is huge news!

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Bump

for Jake

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

from my personal perspective

Jake Towne is presidential material -
vast knowledge wisdom integrity a huge heart a man who is humble and must say the most hard working passionate candidate going door to door with his volunteers daily to educate people in his district...

I am so proud to volunteer for his campaign.

him and Medina could be our Liberty ticket in 2012
but first they have to win their races.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

the gentleman from pennsylvania has the floor

another good post Jake.

"The two weakest arguments for any issue on the House floor are moral and constitutional"
Ron Paul

Has CFL given money for Jake's Campaign?

If not, why not?!!!! Have they helped with any ads or anything?

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd

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They're an "eduational"

They're an "eduational" organization.

See how they like to educate?

Money for a neocon. No money for a true liberty candidate.

All art is only done by the individual. The individual is all you ever have, and all schools only serve to classify their members as failures. E.H.

Michael, I agree

I've seen it and I have been deeply dissappointed for a quite a while now from what I was led to believe CFL was going to be/do. I won't let my principles be compromised and I hate it that this will reflect back on Ron Paul ...who has given me the principled strength by his record and example of stalwart resolve to NOT back down!! I think we need a real grassroots connection to Dr. Paul and NOT through CFL!! Maybe a 'fireside chat' with reps from the grassroots?

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd

Seeing that logo on his ad made me ill.

.

Ron Paul "Sign Wave Across the USA" -- November 5th!

yep

imagine in say some years CFL logo supporting Glenn Beck presidential run because CFL would be completely overtaken by these a**...

yesterday had no beer -
today a different story.

cheers*))

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Michael

perhaps the good thing that will come out of all this is that CFL will decide to support our Liberty candidates - as a way to calm down the grassroots anger.

They read DP so if we put pressure on them...hope.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

they can't give money directly

but they could have spend some money on TV ads for him as they did for this neo-con Ken Buck who is endorsed by no other but Dick Cheney.

Buck as it happens started his political career working for Cheney starting in 1986.

CFL turned into C$L

Thank you for your comments.
cyber hug*))

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

That

was a good read...5-starred...

O.P.O.G.G. - Fighting the attempted devolution of the rEVOLution
Ron Paul 2012...and beyond
BAN ELECTRONIC VOTING!!

Jake Towne Bump!

bookmarked for what I KNOW will be a great after dinner read! Thanks for posting!

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd

Thank you my friend

bump for Jake-
hope to see Ron Paul endorse this fine patriot in his run for Congress.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15