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Reality Check! Harry Reid, do you remember this?

http://youtu.be/6ySzwQDuGCs

Benn Swann just tweeted tonight's program:

Reality Check tonight. Sen. Harry Reid's about-face on Audit the Fed. 25 years of support and now says it won't get an up or down vote?

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Reid's not up for re-election until 2016.

He probably won't run again, following in the footsteps of guys like Barnie Frank who did their damage and are now "retiring", probably to the type of luxury most of us could only dream of.

As Senate Majority Leader....

It shouldn't matter when he personally comes up for re-election. This is an election year for a number of his colleagues, and he is missing a golden opportunity to let them take the moral high ground, vote WITH the majority of Americans, and without taking ANY risks of fallout from their vote.

Remember, there is NO political downside to this. There is NO Federal Reserve constituency; NO grassroots supporters, NO sizable group of voters who are getting rich off of the Fed system who will become outraged if they are audited.

Partisan leadership (Democrat or Republican)would NEVER miss this kind of Win-Win opportunity UNLESS their were a hidden agenda.

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The Virtual Conspiracy

Has anyone ever considered the possibility

That if the Fed were subject to a full financial audit, the information that may be revealed would be so devastating that the Fed could no longer exist?

We have a unregulated bank with virtually no over site from congress, that can print money into existence for any reason at any time and has operated in secret for 100 years, what could possibly go wrong?

Now you're using your

Now you're using your dipstick Jimmy! *Whip*

"It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from his government." - Thomas Paine

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Audit Reid

Somehow, he now has a vested interest in keeping the Fed secret. Maybe it's Reid we should audit.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

Yes, Ron Paul Has Considered That Possibility

That's why he wants the audit.

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"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

thats the whole point

thats the whole point

Duh!

This is why we have been fighting so hard for this bill.
The Fed is the soft underbelly of the political insiders' conspiracy. They have been hiding in plain sight and robbing us blind for over one hundred years.

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The Virtual Conspiracy

This is not about Harry Reid ...

It is about preventing the largest hypocrisy in the history of the world.

Who has been railing against the financial institutions since his election?

Who has been willing to suffer the label of "socialist" and "communist" specifically due to his adversarial position against the financial markets?

Who has the power, and will exercise that power, to veto the Audit the Fed bill?

This single issue, if allowed to pass the senate, will insure the defeat of Obama, unless he finally decides to back up his rhetoric for "change" with an act that would encourage real "change".

Place your bets, because I think this thing is going to get past the Senate.

Please explain,

why would auditing the FED ensure that he would not be elected?

My honest guess is...

If Obama was to allow the Fed to be audited, and everyone found out what the Fed has done, they would jump to Dr. Paul and demand for him to be President. Because he was the one who fought for 30 years to audit the Fed. Just a guess though. :)

"It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from his government." - Thomas Paine

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I don't think that is what I said.

I am sorry if I confused you.

What I tried to say is ...

When Obama vetos the Audit bill, his base will abandon him because he promised "change" and it will be the most black/white example of Obama supporting the status quo over "change".

War ...
Civil Liberties ...

and soon to be ...
economic elitism.

How could a self respecting progressive actually vote for him after that occurs?

Bought and Paid for

His calling for Transparency was too much for the Big Banks to handle so they throw him his 13 pieces of silver, and now he opposes it.

Welcome to Politics folks, may this push everyone here even harder to have our voices HEARD!

His name is Edward Snowden

What is Capitalism?
http://youtu.be/yNF09pUPypw

Call Harry Reid's office and

Call Harry Reid's office and let him know how you feel: 202-224-3542

Let's keep the pressure up!

We've got the goods on Senator Reid:

- Admits "there is no entity in the world that controls our lives more than the Federal Reserve system".

- Boasts he's pursued a Fed audit for at least 25 years.

- He campaigned in 2010 on the need to audit the Fed.

Ben Swann did an excellent job and gave us this powerful video to educate the masses. Now is the time to hold Mr. Reid's feet to the fire.

If men are good, you don't need government; if men are evil or ambivalent, you don't dare have one.

Reid needs to be voted out of

Reid needs to be voted out of office, permanently. Not that it would hurt him much if you consider how much money he has received to keep this piece of legislation out of the Senate. What a dirt bag!

Reid should be out of commission.

Reid should be out just as much as the others.

Love thy enemy.

WTF Reid!? Reminds me of a joke...

A bus loaded with politicians is driving down a back country road. Suddenly it veers out of control and slams into a bunch of trees in a terrible accident. Only a moment later a local farmer happens upon the scene while motoring his tractor down the road. He does the decent thing...

In time, the local Sheriff arrives to investigate the scene. He sees the smoldering wreck of the bus, a few shoes, bloody earth and of course, tractor tire tracks all over. While pondering the complete absence of bodies, the farmer returns from an adjacent field, riding his tractor. The Sheriff puts two and two together and starts his line of questioning.

"Were you here once already?' asked the Sheriff.
"Yes. I came just after the wreck I suppose." replied the aged farmer.
"Do you know where all the passengers are?"
"Sure do." said the farmer nodding his head back in the direction from which he had just arrived.
"Well! Where are they then?!"
"I buried 'em."
"What!!!"
"I says, I buried the..." was all the farmer got out when the Sheriff interrupted "I know what you said!"
Sheriff continued, " I just can't you up an went an buried all them people! I can't believe they all died."
"They didn't all die." said the farmer
"You mean to tell me you buried them folks alive?!"
"Well a few of 'em says they was alive, but, you know how them politicians are."

"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." Benjamin Franklin

Ooh I get it!

You mean they may say they're alive, but they're really dead inside. I WIN!! ^-^

"It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from his government." - Thomas Paine

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We can not allow this.

We have fought for so long. I pray this issue stays at the top of the Daily Paul. We need everyone to call Reid everyday. We need to hound the Senate day in and day out. We gotta get this done.

T.Rogers

Great pice by Swann! He

Great pice by Swann! He definitely did good with this segment.

Harry Reid is the Poster Boy of Corrupt Politicians

The smell in Washington must be getting a little difficult for even politicians.

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This is the definition of "CONTROLLED OPPOSITION"!

They say all the right things when it doesn't mater.

When it does matter they change their position to perfectly aline with what the bank holding companies demand of them.

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awesome

segment Mr. Swann, call these hypocrites out.

ps. http://www.fox19.com/story/19126301/reality-check-why-is-sen...

youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ySzwQDuGCs

share, share, share.

Politicians are all the same.

Romney, Reid, Gingrich, Pawlenty, Pelosi... all different version of the same creature. No backbone,no convictions, and no strong beliefs.

I'm glad I support the un-politician: Ron Paul. A humble doctor who saw the impending financial collapse forming 40 years before it happened.

Outstanding

As always, from Ben.
Now, if more "journalists" researched facts like Ben, we'd all live in a better place.
Seems to me we live in a world of "reporters", so called "experts" and that inquisition is a thing of the past.

He is setting an example, and major news outlets should sit down, take notes, and think of how they can improve. News is only news when it's new, and not when it's remasticated all day long.

not just in 1995, but apparently Reid also supported it in 2010

in his publicly televised 'debate' vs. Sharon Angle, at 7:23 mark:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wgmO3RwZNA

http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/26/harry-reid-called-for-audi...

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul