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Freedomworks & Young Americans For Liberty Activists March On John Boehner's Office

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FreedomWorks and Young Americans for Liberty youth activists dropped by Speaker John Boehner‘s office Tuesday to register their dissapointment over the removal of Representatives Justin Amash, David Schweikert & Tim Huelskamp from their committee assignments. FW & YAL are grassroots conservative and libertarian organizations dedicated to pursuing a course of fiscal responsibility. At the protest, a representative from the Speakers office dodges questions related to the events while armed guards surround them.

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Walk all the way there

with nothing on paper to give the woman pushing maximum density to give to
John Boehner.You are supposed to let them know that if they are not reinstated immediately that there will be a serious price to pay at the midterm elections.

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November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

Boehner needs to be given his walking papers

As for YAL and FreedomWorks, where they share a common goal, they can work together on on it. But keep the neo-cons out of the YAL.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

BTW...

...they are being ripped on progressive talk radio(RT's Thom Hartmann-type national talk shows) as "idiots" for screaming "we're for liberty and freedom" BUT; a woman can't have an abortion, and gays can't marry.

So....I hope you know where this is going....coupled with John McCain's recent big tent idea that we state our position on some social issue one time, then sit back down and shut up at the back of the bus....

The Republicans brought us to the fiscal cliff, and they have given Obama the keys to drive the bus over the fiscal cliff(for blame game purposes); meaning fiscal discipline or responsibility is NOT on the table, nor worthy od discussion or inculcation...we are going to transition into a full relativusrblown dictatorship, and the only pulse of moralthe nation being taken is do we like a benevolent dictatorship, or, a crass and rude corporatist one.

The Ron Paul movement is a Libertarian movement in the eyes of the dumbed-down electorate; not a Barry Golwater cut-and-slash government conservatism one...so into what camp will this moral relativistic camp be absorbed into, the Democrat party that is baiting us through mockery, or the Republican party who just showed us once again that Ron Paul ideologues will be muscled OUT?

We are not a group defined by our economic positions, but rather our presumed social ones...what are we going to do to CHANGE our image? We have a stigmata now as rabble-rousers and trouble makers for hypocritical RINO's, but, "liberty and freedom" are being painted as social issues(free speech), not anti-Keneysian borrow-and-spend into prosperity sound economic argumentation from simple mathematics, statesmanship, and moral fortitude that was present in our history.

Here's the thing with social issues.

If our culture is so far degenerated that unconstitutional civil rights laws for homosexuals, forcing states to change their definition of marriage (a definition that has existed in Western society for over 1,700 years), and abortion on demand are more important to people than discussing and understanding economics, then we have to change the culture of those individuals before we can talk to them about monetary and economic policy. Because it wouldn't matter if we endorsed a constitutional amendment to define marriage at the federal level as a union between any two individuals regardless of gender and forgot about the unconstitutionality of Roe v. Wade. Those kind of people would find some other social crusade that they would put before economics and freedom. It may be environmentalism, it may be "animal rights," or any number of things.
Social Progressivism is like a religion. It consumes their life and unless you can first convince the socially Progressive that history is linear and not vertical, you're wasting you're breath trying to teach them anything about economics.

No inconsistency at all

Abortion is a question of when human life begins. Homosexual marriage, about an attempt by a minority to change the definition of a word. Nether is a liberty issue.

I'm guessing this had nothing to do with politics.

She was (rightfully) completely creeped out by the horndog cameraman.

What's the point of having a representative government,

if you can't contact and communicate with your representative?

I don't trust the Freedom Works organization much but I'm happy that they are making a stink about this. The bigger question for me right now is "can the Liberty movement effectively partner with other grassroots groups like Freedom Works without getting co-opted?"

Would be cool if

Army quit Freedom Works because they were moving in an entirely Ron Paul/Libertarian direction. Freedom Works advertises heavily on both Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh.

Why do some of the comments

Why do some of the comments seem pissy towards YAL? Last time I checked they were our campus representatives for the revolution.

hmm....

a few years back there was a big hub-bub between YAL and YAF,,, i forget which,, maybe YAF,, denounced ron paul and i think they were mad at YAL's growth of membership that used to be their domain
it turned into a big deal on the internet with attacks back and forth

that could be part of it and how the tea party doesn't even recognize ron paul started it b4 the santelli rally's explosion of the more mainstream tea party
dick army got a nice check out of it and can now bid himself out to the next group

Fools.

Boehner does not give a shot about freedom, the Constitution pr anything else. At this moment, Boehner is likely in his personal tanning bed with a double scotch dreaming about the lewinsky he is going to get later from the blonde with the massive ta ta's we just saw. What a waste of time. Fools.

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No offense to people trying

But that is a perfect example of why they get away with everything. They don't even bother to LISTEN anymore!! Not even the aids!!!

At the risk of... well, there is no risk. This so-called r3VOLution hasn't graduated beyond nursery school.

Sippy-straws, anyone?

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

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Go take a leap

The young woman's "thanks so much for coming," sounded more like, "go take a leap." Obviously, it was phoney and insincere. It's great to know that we have public servants working for us in D.C.

It's time for us to grow a backbone.

The media is trying its best to make it look like the entire country is being held hostage by the far right and that the mist sensible thing to do is for Republicans to compromise with the president and raise rates on the wealthy and give him unlimited power to raise the debt ceiling any time he wants.

To hell with "political repercussions"!!! If we sit idly by and let the likes of John Boehner raise taxes by billions of dollars over the next ten years without cutting anything but proposed increased, we might as well forget about fielding a presidential candidate in 2016.

"Token"

Such an amazing woman, guided by her inner voice. You go Libertarian girl!

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Dick Armey quits Freedom Works

Not productive, he says.

http://www.dailypaul.com/265125/dick-armey-quits-freedomworks

FYI

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. - Alan Watts

She obviously couldn't wait to get away from them

I have been calling all three of his offices this afternoon and they are obviously not answering the phones. I hope his offices are getting slammed with phone calls. I will continue to call but refuse to leave a voice mail, I want to make someone sweats if only for a brief moment.

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Freedomworks hmm?

Where were they during the election? I had tossed that group out since they never spoke in support for
Dr. Paul's run for President. I hope they will stand for Freedom in the next election.