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Citizens for Responsible Banking Requests You to Call on Senators Re: End the Fed Bill S. 202 (Only 2 Days Left to Act!)

Hey guys, need your help. A friend (1, 2, 3) asked me to post this. He's the guy behind our other friend at the mic.

We have less than 2 days before the Senate is rumored to recess until after the elections in November. Some are concerned this could sideline Audit the Fed (S. 202). While there are plenty of senators that have not co-sponsored, I urge we focus on getting co-sponsors from the Senate Banking Committee, right away. Four states have senators that have not signed and are up for re-election:

NEW JERSEY - Sen. Robert Menendez (D) 202-224-4744

OHIO - Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) 202-224-2315

MONTANA - Sen. John Tester (D) 202-224-2644

TENNESSEE- Sen. Bob Corker (R) 202-224-3344

If you or anyone you know lives in one of these state and is an activist, please pass this message along. These are probably the easiest to convert given their seats are at stake.

CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE BANKING

UPDATE 1: Other relevant link from DP's father_abraham85.



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To be continued...

Apparently 'tis the season to promote war propoganda against Iran instead of dealing with the Audit the Fed bill.

excerpt from C4L email:

This week, C4L members FLOODED Senator Reid's office and the rest of the U.S. Senate with thousands upon thousands – upon thousands – of messages demanding a vote on Audit the Fed.

But late Friday night, the Senate decided to drop everything and skip town until after the November election.

No, we didn’t get our vote before the Senate went into recess.

But we put our senators on notice - continue to block Audit the Fed, and this is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Menendez (NJ) had this to say,,,

"Thank you for contacting me to express your support for S. 202 and H.R. 459, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2011. Your opinion is very important to me, and I appreciate the opportunity to respond to you on this critical issue.

As you are well aware, S. 202 and H.R. 459 were introduced during the 112th Congress and would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a one-time independent audit of the Federal Reserve and require the Federal Reserve to release the names of the recipients of more than $2 trillion in taxpayer-backed assistance. H.R. 459 passed the House in July 2012, but S. 202 has yet to come to a vote before the U.S. Senate.

You will be pleased to know that I voted in favor of S. Amdt. #3738 to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which strongly passed the United States Senate by a vote of 96-0. That amendment subjected the Federal Reserve to an audit by the Government Accountability Office and required the Federal Reserve to release the names of the recipients of Federal Reserve assistance.

In December 2010, the results of that audit were released and can be found here[1]. Of note, the report says that the Federal Reserve's efforts "achieved their intended purposes with no loss to taxpayers." While I supported taking temporary and aggressive action to avoid economic catastrophe and what could have been another Great Depression, I also believe it is important that we put in place adequate safeguards and accountability measures to ensure that funds are not wasted by the Federal Reserve or any other government body. To that end, I am pleased to see that this audit was completed so that New Jerseyans can fully examine the actions taken by the Federal Reserve and judge for themselves.

The goals[2] of monetary policy are spelled out in the Federal Reserve Act, which specifies that the Board of Governors and the Federal Open Market Committee should seek "to promote effectively the goals of maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates." In keeping with these objectives, I believe it is important to preserve the independence of monetary policymakers, especially during a time when our economy is recovering. Numerous studies have shown the central banks achieve better outcomes for the country on these objectives when monetary policy is not controlled by elected officials. This concern has to be balanced against the need for transparency.

The Federal Reserve Transparency Act has yet to come to a vote before the U.S. Senate, but please rest assured that I will certainly keep your views in mind if it does come to a vote as we move forward.

Again, thank you sharing your thoughts with me. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can be of further assistance. I invite you to visit my website (http://menendez.senate.gov) to learn more about how I am standing up for New Jersey families in the United States Senate."

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Call Senators

I called my state representatives for the first time ever on the issue of the audit the fed bill. Im from Pennsylvania. I first called Rep Senator and thanked him for co sponsoring and elaborated n the countries gratitude. I then called Dem Senator Bob Casey and laid out the importance of this bill and outlined that not voting aye for this bill is directly neglecting the people, no way around it. Lastly I called Harry Reid to give him a piece of my mind, but his voicemail box was FULL!! LOL great job to everyone who took the simple 3 minutes to speak up to those who represent us and can make a difference. I found it funny that Reid's voicemail was full and could receive no further messages. Seems as though that guy has heard the voice of the people...it's a sin he hasn't even publicly addressed it yet. Coward and Puppet no doubt in my mind.

I thanked Pat Toomey as well

Here's his response:

"Thank you for contacting me about your support for the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2011 (S. 202). I appreciate hearing from you.
As you know, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced S. 202 on January 26, 2011. This measure would require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States before the end of 2012. As a co-sponsor of S. 202 and someone who has been critical of some of the Federal Reserve's actions, I value your input on ways to provide additional scrutiny on our nation's central bank.
Currently, S. 202 is pending before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and I am hopeful that it will become law. Please be assured that I will keep your thoughts in mind as Congress continues to review this legislation.
Thank you again for your correspondence. Please do not hesitate to contact me in the future if I can be of assistance."

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Nice work Keep up the pressure!

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Harry's voicemail was full!, good work!

From Murfreesboro, TN

I called corker's office and told the lady as a small business owner I will not vote for him or support him if he does not co-sponsor this bill.

From Germantown, TN

Just called Senator Corker. The lady who answered the phone said his position was that "All financial transactions at the Fed are legitimately auditable, and he has not released a statement on whether or not he would support the bill."

My response: "Well, I hope for the sake of his re-election he does."

Doubt it will do much itself, but if enough Tennesseans follow suit today we may get through somewhat.

Sherrod Brown

is not going to get on board, he supported the bailouts. These aholes don't listen.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

Important note

For those calling outside of state, first look up the senators district office address and note the zip code, at the end of the call I think they test ya by asking for zip and this is a way to fool em. Also talk about how it affects whatever state you are calling. Good luck.
END THE FED Liberty 2012

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Dear Robhino

I posted two articles one early last month and one earlier this month.

I have not been able to keep it on the front page. I post on other cites but no traction.

Supporters of Liberty Unite....
46 Days Till Elections! SENATE Back In-session! Make The Call! Demand They "Audit of The Fed!" (Support S. 202) Vote Up->

~Good Night, And Good Luck~

Thanks!

Added your link to the OP!

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P.S. Robhino

You should change the "Other relevant link" in you Update to this address:

http://www.dailypaul.com/254392/pay-attention-senate-is-back...

I made important corrections a while back to the link you have posted in the OP.

Just Trying to keep it accurate : )

Good Luck

~Good Night, And Good Luck~

Done!

Thanks for the info compiled in your post!

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