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Ron Paul's No National Id Petition Urgent!

THIS WAS SENT BY EMAIL FROM RON PAUL AND THE CAMPAIGN FOR LIBERTY SEE Letter below minus logo's from the C4L. If you are signed up with the Campaign for Liberty you would have received this email a couple days ago. URGENT BY TOMORROW!!!

Please SIGN!!! URGENT!!! NO TO OBAMAS COMMUNIST ID TRACKING CARD ON AMERICANS!!!! VOTE ON MONDAY!!! SIGN PETITION!!!

I urge you to oppose any legislation requiring U.S. citizens to obtain a National ID system just to get a job - or any other bill that would establish a National ID card that includes biometric scanning or tracking devices.

http://www.chooseliberty.org/nationalidcard.aspx?pid=0503a

President Obama's bipartisan "Gang of 8" is eager to ram through the statists' National ID card under the guise of "immigration reform."

And when the Senate comes back into session on Monday, Harry Reid is expected to move quickly on this dangerous scheme.

I can't stress enough how serious of a threat a National ID card is to our liberties.

So please take a moment to read John Tate's important email below from Tuesday and learn the latest on this battle.

In Liberty,

Ron Paul
Chairman

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Dear Ron,

Now that President Obama has his bipartisan Gang of Eight, he believes he has all the tools he needs to RAM through a National ID card under the guise of "immigration reform."

This is the worst National ID scheme we've seen yet. And the fight could begin as early as next week!

Please read the memo below from Norm Singleton - C4L's Vice President of Policy - explaining exactly what we're facing right now.

With the Senate coming back into session next week, time is running out.

Please sign your No National ID Petitions IMMEDIATELY.

In Liberty,

John Tate
President

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Date: April 29, 2013

To: John Tate
President

From: Norm Singleton
Vice President of Policy

Re: National ID Card Fight Looming

Overview

It is often said, "No man's life, liberty, or fortune is safe while our legislature is in session."

Next week, the Senate comes back in session after a brief one-week recess, so buckle up.

The schemes are coming fast and furious, as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is trying to finish up ramming a slew of power grabs through the Senate before Congress' extended August recess.

The fights over the National Internet Tax and gun control haven't gone anywhere.

But President Obama, Harry Reid, and the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" also want to get their National ID/"Immigration Reform" bill fast-tracked, knowing that time has helped work to defeat these schemes in the past.

As soon as the Senate comes back next week, the fight could begin.

I am not exaggerating at all when I say this is the absolute WORST National ID scheme we've seen to date.

So it's absolutely vital C4L members spring into action to stop this madness NOW.

If we're going to win this fight - especially after all the other battles we've taken on in recent weeks - we simply must start raising resources and generating No National ID Petitions IMMEDIATELY.

We're not going to have much time.

The Gang of Eight's Scheme

"Control the borders." "Path to citizenship." "Amnesty."

There's no end to the buzzwords being tossed around. And this fight is about to get white hot!

But all of the sloganeering is just designed to conceal all the madness contained within this 844-page monstrosity.

In fact, the problems are almost too many to list.

Besides dramatically increasing federal spending, this bill mandates every American carry a federally issued National ID card with their photo.

It also creates a new federal database with biometric information on every American.

If passed, the bill would:

*** Require a new National ID card based on Social Security cards and a national database containing biometric identification information, such as fingerprints, retinal scans, or scans of veins on the back of hands, which could easily be used for government tracking.

*** The card would be required for all U.S. workers regardless of place of birth, making it illegal for anyone to hold a job in the United States who doesn't obtain the ID card;

*** All employers would be required to purchase an ID scanner to verify the ID cards by making sure the information on the card matches the information in the federal database.

So every time any citizen applies for a job, the government would know.

You can bet it's only a matter of time until "ID scans" will be required to travel, attend public events, or make even routine purchases.

By far, the most dangerous part is the biometric tracking technology, which would allow federal bureaucrats to track our every move.

In fact, it sends shivers down my spine just reading through all the new mandates and requirements.

This is exactly the type of battle that often decides whether a country remains free or continues down a slide toward tyranny.

Once government bureaucrats know exactly how we live our lives, it won't be long until they try to run them.

It will only be a matter of time until they spend their workdays making sure you and I don't go anywhere, read anything, eat anything, or drink anything they think we shouldn't.

Knowing many citizens have had massive success derailing National ID schemes at the state level, the statists have come up with a solution . . .

Federalize it.

In other words, they're getting rid of mandates on state governments to create conforming ID cards. Under this legislation, the federal government would just take on the responsibility of issuing these IDs!

The Politics

The National ID card is something the establishment of BOTH parties have wanted for years - and they think they finally have the votes to get it done.

Reading through the names of the top four leaders of the Gang of Eight is enough to make you feel queasy.

John McCain. Lindsey Graham. Chuck Schumer. Dick Durbin.

These senators, knowing they have absolutely ZERO street cred with pro-limited government grassroots, have tapped Senator Marco Rubio to deliver their message.

Senator Rubio, of course, has presidential ambitions.

He's no doubt observed that the last two nominees of the Republican Party - Mitt Romney and John McCain - carved a path to the GOP nomination by consistently stabbing its grassroots' supporters in the back.

Their strategy is to flat-out IGNORE the National ID portions of the legislation.

Instead, the focus will be on how the GOP was shellacked in the last election and simply "must" join with President Obama to pass this legislation.

Just like in the fight over the Second Amendment, the statists don't see the U.S. House as putting up much of a fight against anything the Senate passes.

So the Senate may be our best and only chance to take a stand.

But this fight will move fast.

C4L members MUST start turning the heat up on the U.S. Senate NOW.

Proposed Plan of Attack

Initially, flooding Senate offices with No National ID Petitions should be our goal.

This is to ensure every senator understands that American citizens won't be fooled by their attempts to hide the National ID portion of the so-called "Immigration Reform" bill.

The more Petitions we can generate, the better.

We should urge every Campaign for Liberty member and supporter to sign a Petition and then immediately begin generating them from other folks, as well.

Of course, this will take money, so we'll need a massive influx of funds to accomplish it.

With so many battles, our funds are running low.

It's absolutely vital we let C4L members and supporters know just how crucial this battle is and urge them to give as generously as they possibly can.

Their generosity can help us generate the kind of numbers necessary to win.

As you know, back in 1998, then-Congressman Ron Paul was able to spearhead an effort inside Congress to repeal a National ID scheme.

I recall how this issue was ignored when Dr. Paul first began talking about it. But then, as grassroots Americans made their voices heard, a flood of representatives joined with Congressman Paul to kill this scheme.

Public pressure was key then, and it will be again for this fight.

But knowing all of this, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn't likely to wait around.

So we have to move fast.

As the fight nears, we're going to have to turn up the heat on key Republicans and Democrats who are most likely to go soft.

I'm talking to Hill contacts and working on an exhaustive list of Senators now.

I will have it to you shortly.

But the most important thing now is raising money and generating Petitions for the initial portion of this program.

I know C4L members and supporters understand the stakes.

We just need to make it clear to them exactly what's going on in Washington, D.C. - and urge them to contribute as generously as possible.




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Sign the petition and buy at least 100 of C4L's foreign policy slim jim handouts. Put them on the windshields of cars with military stickers. Cruise parking lots and find the cars with those stickers. I bought a few hundred tonight and I'll buy more when those are almost gone. The money helps C4L fight stuff like the National ID push by the establishment. Plus the military outreach is absolutely necessary considering that the politicians aren't just going to do the right thing. Easy yet effective slacktivism. Put a packet of 100 in your dash and hit the busy parking lots for at least 30-45 minutes. I don't think it'll take more than 2 hours to use up one packet in most suburban areas. If we win the foreign policy debate we massively increase our odds for success across the board. Rand 2016 or otherwise.

BUMP For FREEDOM!!!

Please sign!!!

I got the same email from Campaign for Liberty

This is URGENT!!!

looks like u r collecting emails

It says "Campaign for Liberty" at thr bottom but the link above is NOT the C4L website. this is the real one http://www.campaignforliberty.org/ and they don't have a link about signing a petition in regards to a national id card. if u find it, let me know. I'm not signing yours as it looks like an email collection page.

I got it an email from the Campaign For liberty from Ron Paul

I will look for the email message BRB.

i didn't receive the email

But thanks for posting the text above

Signed and bumped

(bumped a little late, admittedly....)

"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

Don't beg for permission to exercise your fundamental rights

Many people have refused to get a "REAL ID" and have figured out ways to function without having a State issued form of ID. Once you understand and accept that criminals now control our government...it seems really bizarre to continue to petition them for redress, no?

Well said.

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Are you tellin me you don't want a national identity!!!???

it would give us annual free access to all the FEMA camps in the Nation!
We will be followed around by an entourage of secret police! and best of all we can enter into the raffle to compete in games of death overseas! Besides, everyone is going to want one because if you get lost in the woods it is uncle sam to the rescue, obviously family has given up... welcome home feds!

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford

Well,

when ya put it that way, maybe I signed that petition a little too hastily. Camp sounds like like fun and who wouldn't want their own entourage? I'm not really the outdoorsy type but ya never know when I might just wander off my patio and get lost in the woods. The raffle sounds a little scary but just look at all you get. :-)

Ya don't have to be outdoorsy silly, they have indoor activities

like waterboarding, productive management, tackle football in the shower with the guards as refs, all types of drugs to play with! we even get super cool bracelets to keep us indoorsy.

Last I checked they also have this killer game called nazi zombies where they shoot us and bury us all alive and we act like zombies underground... ;)

not to mention hide and seek and destroy

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford

Sounds like fun,

I'm a good swimmer and have always wanted to try surfing.

no not surfing silly

take all the exciting things about surfing like standing up and riding waves and subtract them out and you get rolling around on the bottom of the ocean... now that is waterboarding... but in Fun Everybody Must Attend camp they'll even assist with the water... YOU DONT EVEN NEED TO BRING A BOARD!

I heard if you call out zionism there you get your own shower with plenty hot water

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford

Can I bring my harmonica?

"Kumbaya" at camp always makes me feel so serene...

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

Only chosen persons can play music silly,

but if you are gay you can be an entertainer!

YAY Fun Everybody Must Attend camp where space is perpetually limited.

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford

Sign & Bump!

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God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. – Daniel Webster

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Bump, kick and shoot out my slingshot

ooohhh...maybe this is why that footage of the Rally For the Rep

ooohhh...maybe this is why that footage of the Rally For the Republic - posted by the Campaign for Liberty - was edited to feature the chant "NO ID! NO ID!" when everyone was really saying "END THE FED! END THE FED!"

Say what?

I hope you are kidding. If they want footage of a "No ID" chant, all they have to do is have Ron announce he is giving a 3 minute talk in any city in America to stop the ID card. He would have an instant crowd, and if he started a chant of "No ID" the crowd would go WILD for him.
I'm sorry, that has no class. I was there. No, I don't want a national ID. But that was a pretty magical event, and I just don't think it is cool to edit it.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

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... Wtf, these senators need to be repealed..

Keep your eye on the prize! - Ending legal tender laws in order for the Federal Reserve System to self-destruct is of the upmost importance.
What in the World are They Spraying https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf0khstYDLA
http://geoengineeringwatch.org

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