Educate, Enlighten, ROCK the Powerful!

Downsize big government and save the American dream of self-government free of tyranny and oppression.

"Deliberation vs. Hotlining", no wonder government grows so quickly. One would expect that our representatives in Congress take time to read and understand the bills they pass but surprise, surprise, that is not the case. Bills hotlined are excluded from full and open debate and the amendment process. Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma elaborates: "In the 109th Congress, (2005-2006) 1,408 bills, resolutions, or nominations were attempted to be hotlined, with as many as 40 measures being hotlined in a single day."

We the people suffer and pay for the government's wasteful programs and oppressive, unnecessary laws.

The blinded by the light of billions in tax and lobby money, bleeding leaders, thus corrupted are blithely unconscious of the societal harm their policies cause. Many of today's leaders seem to have minds like concrete; thoroughly mixed up and permanently set. Call a fraud a fraud; some are morally bankrupt servants of tyranny.

Before it became illegal, 50% of all medicines came from cannabis and they were once the "drugs of choice" in the United States! Marijuana or cannabis is one of the most benign chemicals know to man. One can get a psychological dependence on anything that makes one feel good, for instance exercise.

We need to focus on neglected and abused children of more risky, violent, aggressive behavior causing drugs, not the children of parents who have made a safer choice. Our prisons are full of victims of fetal alcohol syndrome! Many victims of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are not able to comprehend the consequences for their actions.

The really risky and sometimes lethal drugs are the legal ones. Over a thousand people die each day due to tobacco use! Close to 300 a day die from prescribed pharmaceuticals. The tobacco, alcohol and pharmaceuticals gangs deal drugs causing more death annually than all illicit drugs We tolerate their salesmen!

The debate over medical marijuana or cannabis is really a scandalous controversy over whether this very safe, effective, easy-to-grow herb should be allowed to compete with expensive pharmaceuticals with side effects guaranteed to make life no longer worth living.

Our out-of-control drug policies foster violence, racism and official lawlessness. The new prohibition policy has created a nightmare as did alcohol prohibition. We must end the bad, utopian dream of a drug free society. Take control out of the hands of despicable people who sell drugs to children, recruit them to sell to their peers and don't mind killing off the competition.

Science should trump politics! We have to have a scientific basis for investigation findings and our laws; otherwise, it’s no different than witch-hunting.

OCTOBER ROCFEST TEA PARTY (R.O.C. Stands for Restore Our Constitution) ROCing every Congressional Office in each State on OCTOBER 27th! For those that can, go to Washington DC as part of the ROCFEST and meet our Congress people at their DC offices!

This will not be a protest with signs but will be specifically to meet at their offices with them or their staff to OPPOSE government involvement in health care.

Time to ROC the Capitol! Tell us DC, CAN YOU HEAR US NOW????

Contact your Senators Offices in DC. Look up their name and contact info. Contact your Congressional Representatives. Call and schedule your meeting for Tuesday Oct 27th Late morning and/or afternoon or Wednesday the 28th. Connect with others in your state and organize a group meeting! If you are unable to attend in person write them, cyber ROC them on those days.

"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds." - Samuel Adams, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

More and more people say they are getting that Alice in Wonderland feeling. This changeling America our war-and-fear-mongering leaders are selling is unacceptable. We are turning the tide and are on our way back to self-government; beginning to shake off the bounds of big government tyranny and oppression.

There is no force for change on this planet more potent than one based on a moral issue. Moral issues cross all the boundaries of faith, political philosophy or race in which we may differ. The most powerful movement this planet has ever seen, a ground swell ethical revolution around the world is in progress! America will lead by being a shining example.

Government run organizations are total failures and can not be trusted with our heath care. Big government often hides tyranny under the guise of good intentions.

Let ethics and the free market rule! The free market is a more powerful and efficient regulator than government. The SPIRIT of 1776 was the HOLY SPIRIT and is our TRUE NORTH!

"Abraham Lincoln had it right. Our task should not be to invoke religion and the name of God by claiming God's blessing and endorsement for all our national polices and practices -- saying, in effect, that God is on our side. Rather, Lincoln said, we should pray and worry earnestly whether we are on God's side."- Jim Wallis author of GOD'S POLITICS.

In this frame of mind, with modern unbiased, science based statistical reporting our worries are over. We can see where our laws are causing more harm than good and change accordingly. Empirical statistical evidence strongly shows that a republic (the American form of government.) leads to less internal violence and democide. Democide is a term coined by political scientist R. J. Rummel in his book, DEATH by GOVERNMENT to describe "the murder of any person or people by a government, including genocide, politicide and mass murder."

Why did Mr. Rummel come up with this term? Voting privileges without the rule of law is mob rule; a democracy without ethical, honorable limits.

We can be brave and end the terror by changing our intrusive, big-bully policies, both foreign and domestic. The monetary and environmental costs are staggering and the human suffering unconscionable. Take action now, join the Campaign For Liberty!

Track your Senators' and Representative's votes by e-mail

The DPA Reform Conference 2009 will be held November 12-14 in Albuquerque, NM. Help continue the unprecedented momentum toward positive change. "The energy of this gathering is like no other. You will meet people who challenge you, who inspire you and who could be partners in your reform efforts. Register now to attend the Reform Conference and experience all of this in person. Thanks for all you do," Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director - Drug Policy Alliance.

Changing who's in charge will not affect much. The real cause of this huge quagmire of failed policy is the beast, big government, that money hungry beast, Uncle Sam! Ma Freedom tells it like it is! The beauty of it is when we focus on down-sizing our government we regain our roots of self-government and secure the blessings of liberty for future generations and ourselves.

Compiled and written by Colleen McCool




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