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John Lennon said it best in 1968, you know, “Revolution 1.”  Mr. Cantor’s revolution would end The Federal government as we know it, you know the government which would release help to those people affected by the recent natural disasters.  The issue was the funding of $1.5 billion in emergency disaster aid conditioned on matching cuts on a fuel-efficiency loan program.  Remember, the “conditional grant” policy was Cantor’s position just after the earth quake hit the 7th District in Virginia and after Hurricane Irene damaged parts of the 7th, and the entire Eastern Seaboard.  You might also remember that he tried, vainly, to backtrack from that statement, but he flipped the tortilla, and his fellow puppet, Boehner put together the bill to grant relief and condition this on cutting a program, which, ironically, was a job creator.  The Democrats in the House weren’t fooled, and they were joined by Republicans, most of whom, in another twist of fate, thought there were not enough cuts.

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This brings us back to the reality that, in order to bring the government of the people, by the people and for the people, we need representatives of the real people, not the artificial ones, represented by Cantorites, bought and paid for by his true constituents, the large corporations whose benefits he would never dare cut or condition.  Remember those other words,

        …we all want to change the world…
        You say you’ll change the constitution
        Well you know
        We all want to change your head
        You tell me it’s the institution
        Well you know
        You better free your mind instead

Help me change the institution in 2012, help me fire Cantor in 2012, “Don’t you know it’s gonna be alright,” then…

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  •  Tip Jar (11+ / 0-)

    The greatest privilege of being human is to be yourself. (Paraphrase of Joseph Campbell)

    by Wayne Powell for Congress on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 06:31:52 AM PDT

  •  we all want to change the world! (3+ / 0-)

    "Rick Perry put the 'goober' in gubernatorial" -- Jim Hightower

    by theKgirls on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 06:45:55 AM PDT

  •  About the Advanced Technology Vehicles (0+ / 0-)

    Manufacturing Loan Program...

    http://www.mlive.com/...

    House shoots down GOP proposal to cut $1.5B from advanced auto loan program - 9/22/11

    The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have cut $1.5 billion from the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program, which Democrats defended as a job creator in Michigan and several other states.

    The stop-gap budget bill would have funded the government through mid-November, but unlike the version passed in the Senate, the House legislation would have offset increased disaster relief spending with a significant cut to the loan program. snip...

    The loan program, signed into law in 2008 by then-President George W. Bush, has helped several auto manufacturers and suppliers retool their factories to produce the fuel-efficient vehicles of the future. The Energy Department estimates it has created or saved more than 40,000 jobs to date.

    In Michigan, the program allowed Ford to update its Wayne Assembly Plant for global Focus production and is helping Severstal Dearborn retool its manufacturing facility to produce lightweight steel. continued...


    May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. George Carlin

    by msmacgyver on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 07:16:45 AM PDT

  •  Position on corporate donations? (0+ / 0-)

    What is you position on the 2010 "Citizens United" SC ruling?

    What is your position on accepting brides (sorry, I mean campaign donations) from so-called 527 groups?

    Will you make public the names of all the corporations that make bribes (sorry, I mean donations) to your campaign

    "The fool doth think he is wise: the wise man knows himself to be a fool" - W. Shakespeare

    by Hugh Jim Bissell on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 07:19:53 AM PDT

  •  The enemy of my enemy is not necessarily (0+ / 0-)

    my friend.  Are you a Democrat?  Do you support Democratic principles?  Because if you want money For those that hate, all I can tell ya is brother you have to wait.

    •  that is a question that needs to be asked of (0+ / 0-)

      bill clinton they just said on msnbc that he agrees with canton as he once agreed with ryan and i can't forget south carolina he seems to be a turncoat

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