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"There are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by the gradual and silent encroachment of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpation."  James Madison

Please join with The Conservative Caucus in stopping Obama's radical agenda. To succeed, it will take your help through actions like those listed below, donations, and inviting your friends to help as well. Thank you very much.

Your support is appreciated!

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            TOP ACTIONS (REPEAL Obama DeathCare, Stop Amnesty and Cap & Tax, Attend Town Halls)


 Stop Obama's Socialist Agenda

WE ARE HELPING LEAD THE FIGHT AGAINST THE OBAMA AGENDA

The rapidity of Obama's consolidation of power and swift legislative action by the liberal Congress makes the work of The Conservative Caucus (TCC) even more urgent and more important.

We are helping lead the way against:

To help us stop the Obama Agenda, we ask that you sign up for email alerts with actions you can take, donate (can you match the donations you made last year to candidates?), and please, please ask your friends to join us too.

Take the time to call talk shows, write letters to the editor, and email your friends on these issues.

Actions:

"I chose my friends carefully, the more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists.” Barack Obama in 'Dreams From My Father''


 Repeal Obama "Death Care" - Additional Resources


Obama's support for "single payer" or true Socialized, government-controlled & rationed medicine is indisputable. Do not believe statements to the contrary. This will be the eventual goal, to which the current system is just a stepping stone.

From a discussion with a student on September 8, 2009.  Student: "And my question is, currently 36 countries have universal health coverage... Why can't the United States have universal health coverage?"
Obama: "Well, I think that’s the question I’ve been asking Congress, because I think we need it. I think we can do it. ...In the 1940s and 50s, most of the wealthy countries around the world decided to set up health care systems that covered everybody. The United States -- for a number of different reasons -- organized their health care around employer-based health insurance.” ... "And we can afford to do it and it will actually, I think, over time save us money if we set that up."

From a June 30, 2003 speech to the AFL-CIO. Watch the truth on Youtube:

"I happen to be a proponent of a single-payer health care program. I see no reason why the United States of America, the wealthiest country in the history of the world, is spending 14 percent, 14 percent, of its gross national product on health care cannot provide basic health insurance to everybody. And that’s what Jim is talking about when he says everybody in, nobody out. A single-payer health care plan, a universal health care plan. And that’s what I’d like to see. And as all of you know, we may not get there immediately. Because first we have to take back the White House, we have to take back the Senate, we have to take back the House."

Like the Communist "Two steps forward, one step back" strategy, expect Obama to keep pushing for more Socialist additions to his scheme--advancing to the final solution, the "single payer" plan he set the strategy for in 2003.
 

 

The Secret Health Care Bill Agenda They Don't Want YOU to Know:
Read the agenda of those shaping Obama's policies

“The Complete Lives System”
By Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel
Health Policy Adviser at the Office of Management and Budget
Published Jan. 31, 2009 in the British medical journal, Lancet.
Emanuel is one of President Obama's top advisors on Socialized Medicine and advocates the strict rationing of health care--to such extreme levels not seen since Nazi Germany.

Strict rationing: “Such an approach accepts a two-tiered health system-some citizens will receive only basic services while others will receive both basic and some discretionary health services… Substantively, it suggests services that promote the continuation of the polity-those that ensure healthy future generations (eugenics?), ensure development of practical reasoning skills, and ensure full and active participation by citizens in public deliberations-are to be socially guaranteed as basic. Conversely, services provided to individuals who are irreversibly prevented from being or becoming participating citizens are not basic and should not be guaranteed. An obvious example is not guaranteeing health services to patients with dementia.”

What class are YOU in? Emanuel plans for two classes of people; those deemed worthy of life and those not worthy of life: “When implemented, the Complete Lives System produces a priority curve on which individuals aged between roughly 15 and 40 years get the most substantial chance, whereas the youngest and oldest people get chances that are attenuated.” This may be justified by public opinion, since “broad consensus favours adolescents over very young infants, and young adults over very elderly people.”  (If you are 5 or 50, you're in the "duty to die" category with Emanuel)

Babies are Worth Less to Emanuel: “Strict youngest-first allocation directs scarce resources predominantly to infants. This approach seems incorrect. The death of a 20-year-old woman is intuitively worse than that of a 2-month-old girl, even though the baby has had less life. The 20-year-old has a much more developed personality than the infant, and has drawn upon the investment of others to begin as-yet-unfulfilled projects…. Adolescents have received substantial substantial education and parental care, investments that will be wasted without a complete life. Infants, by contrast, have not yet received these investments…. It is terrible when an infant dies, but worse, most people think, when a three-year-old child dies, and worse still when an adolescent does.” (Imagine the low priority fetal care will get--and imagine how hard they will push abortions!)

Youth is No Protection from the Government Death Machine: “The ‘complete lives’ system also considers prognosis, since its aim is to achieve complete lives. A young person with a poor prognosis has had few life-years but lacks the potential to live a complete life. Considering prognosis forestalls the concern that disproportionately large amounts of resources will be directed to young people with poor prognoses.”

Your Political, Religious and Other Beliefs May Influence Your Care: “Social Value Allocation” prioritizes specific individuals to enable them to promote other important values, or rewards them for having promoted these values. In view of the multiplicity of reasonable values in society and in view of what is at stake, social value allocation must not legislate socially conventional, mainstream values.” (How is this any different from Hitlerian eugenics?) (What happened to equality under the law?) Thus Sen. Kennedy might have been approved for treatments that your grandmother wouldn't.

Dr. Death will Protect Favored Professions, Rewarding them with Life, Denying Life to Others: “Allocators must also avoid directing interventions earmarked for health needs to those not relevant to the health problem at hand, which covertly exacerbates scarcity. For instance, funeral directors might be essential to preserving health in an influenza pandemic, but not during a shortage of intensive-care beds. For instance, former organ donors seem to deserve reciprocity since they make a serious sacrifice and since there is no surplus of organ donors. By contrast, laboratory staff who serve as vaccine production workers do not incur serious risk nor are they irreplaceable, so reciprocity seems less appropriate for them.” (Thus a "replaceable" truck driver or home schooling mom could be left to die to save an "irreplaceable" government bureaucrat or left wing news reporter)

Note: this is not a lone activist promoting death only to cactus in the desert; these are the goals of one of President Obama's top health policy advisors, and others in the administration share similar views. What he says now will, bit-by-bit, become Obama Death Care. It might take 5 or more years to stealth-fully pass all these elements, but this is the Hitler-like scheme being laid out by Obama's advisor. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the brother of Obama's Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel. Emanuel names his scheme the 'Complete Lives System', but it is far from helping Americans live complete lives.  Only government control and rationing of health care will create the shortages necessary for Emanuel's plot to be enacted to so drastically play grim reaper with our lives, and to create those shortages, the government must take over health care and begin cutting services and implementing rationing. A private healthcare system will provide for sufficient care for all.

Quotes from: Dr. Emanuel's
'Principles for Allocation of Scarce Medical Interventions'
published January 31, 2009 in Lancet, the British medical journal

More Emanuel Quotes: "Doctors take the Hippocratic Oath too seriously... as an imperative to do everything for the patient regardless of the cost or effects on others" Journal of the American Medical Association, June 18, 2008

Use extortion to push Socialized medicine: "Every favor to a constituency should be linked to support for the health-care reform agenda. If the automakers want a bailout, then they and their suppliers have to agree to support and lobby for the administration's health-reform effort." Nov. 16, 2008, Health Care Watch


John Holdren, Science Czar to President Obama
Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and Co-Chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
 Advocating Forced Abortions and Mass Sterilization
(Further evidence the Socialized Medicine Bill may provide free abortion on demand)

Book: "Ecoscience"
By John Holdren and Paul & Anne Ehrlich
Further text

"Indeed, it has been concluded that compulsory population-control laws, even including laws requiring compulsory abortion, could be sustained under the existing Constitution if the population crisis became sufficiently severe to endanger the society."

Forced Abortions:  "...If a single mother really wished to keep her baby, she might be obliged to go through adoption proceedings and demonstrate her ability to support and care for it. ...It would even be possible to require pregnant single women to marry or have abortions, perhaps as an alternative to placement for adoption, depending on the society."

Mass Sterilizations:  "Adding a sterilant to drinking water or staple foods is a suggestion that seems to horrify people more than most proposals for involuntary fertility control. Indeed, this would pose some very difficult political, legal, and social questions, to say nothing of the technical problems. ... To be acceptable, such a substance would have to meet some rather stiff requirements: it must be uniformly effective, despite widely varying doses received by individuals, and despite varying degrees of fertility and sensitivity among individuals; it must be free of dangerous or unpleasant side effects; and it must have no effect on members of the opposite sex, children, old people, pets, or livestock."

Bringing China's One-Child Policy to America Through Forced Sterilization:  "Involuntary fertility control A program of sterilizing women after their second or third child, despite the relatively greater difficulty of the operation than vasectomy, might be easier to implement than trying to sterilize men.  The development of a long-term sterilizing capsule that could be implanted under the skin and removed when pregnancy is desired opens additional possibilities for coercive fertility control. The capsule could be implanted at puberty and might be removable, with official permission, for a limited number of births.  If some individuals contribute to general social deterioration by overproducing children, and if the need is compelling, they can be required by law to exercise reproductive responsibility—just as they can be required to exercise responsibility in their resource-consumption patternsproviding they are not denied equal protection.  In today's world, however, the number of children in a family is a matter of profound public concern. The law regulates other highly personal matters. For example, no one may lawfully have more than one spouse at a time. Why should the law not be able to prevent a person from having more than two children?"

One World Government - "Toward a Planetary Regime: Perhaps those agencies, combined with UNEP and the United Nations population agencies, might eventually be developed into a Planetary Regime—sort of an international superagency for population, resources, and environment. Such a comprehensive Planetary Regime could control the development, administration, conservation, and distribution of all natural resources, renewable or nonrenewable, at least insofar as international implications exist. Thus the Regime could have the power to control pollution not only in the atmosphere and oceans, but also in such freshwater bodies as rivers and lakes that cross international boundaries or that discharge into the oceans. The Regime might also be a logical central agency for regulating all international trade, perhaps including assistance from DCs to LDCs, and including all food on the international market."

"The Planetary Regime might be given responsibility for determining the optimum population for the world and for each region and for arbitrating various countries' shares within their regional limits. Control of population size might remain the responsibility of each government, but the Regime would have some power to enforce the agreed limits." "If this could be accomplished, security might be provided by an armed international organization, a global analogue of a police force. Many people have recognized this as a goal, but the way to reach it remains obscure in a world where factionalism seems, if anything, to be increasing. The first step necessarily involves partial surrender of sovereignty to an international organization."

Mr. Holdren claims to no longer hold these beliefs. But why was a person who ever advocated such extreme policies ever allowed to become a senior policy advisor in the administration, and how can Americans trust him to make decisions free of such hatred to humanity. Possibly he is welcomed because his views do indeed form the core of the anti-life philosophy regarding health care in the White House.


THE OFFICIAL BLACK BOX SAFETY WARNING
Required for all dangerous medicines - Do not remove without authorization

Side effects of the ObamaCare system may include:

Death, premature death, death counseling, higher taxes, taxed to death, rationing, long delays, long delays resulting in death, new taxes, fines, jail, high fees, denial of care, untreated illnesses, loss of privacy, identity theft from online personal medical history, loss of private insurance, government bureaucrats "pulling the plug," doctors quitting in frustration, longer delays in treatment, national ID health card, American doctors being replaced by 3rd world doctors with 3rd world training. and much, much more. 

Fine Print: Members of Congress and the Administration are exempt from this plan and all side effects.

Please report all side effects to your Congressman and Senators at the Side Effect Hotline: 202-224-3121

This Soviet-style scheme must be repealed, and we urge you to call your Senators and Congressman at 202-224-3121 as well as candidates and ask them to pledge to repeal the bill in January 2011.

Please also call radio talk shows, asking listeners to call their Representatives too.  Email and phone your friends to ask for their help as well.

Additional actions:


THE GREATEST THREAT TO OUR SOVEREIGNTY AND CONSTITUTION

Within a few short years, unless Americans object now, the United States of America and our beloved Constitution may not exist.  Behind closed doors, a new scheme is being drawn up to eliminate the borders with Mexico and Canada, replace the Dollar with the "Amero" (a combination of the weak and unstable Mexican and Canadian currencies with the Dollar)--thus destroying American's savings and economic stability; and create a "North American Union" (NAU) like the European Union.  Gone or ignored will be our Constitution.  Bureaucrats in Mexico, Canada and the U.S. will dictate your rights and duties as "citizens" of the NAU.  Complete elimination of borders will give all Mexicans the legal right to move to the U.S., making Americans nearly a minority in our country and making security against terrorism and drug smuggling impossible.  It's not a nightmare, it's really happening, unless Americans wake up now and put a stop to it.  Today the planning is behind closed doors, soon the media and politicians will be declaring the need to merge with Mexico and Canada to solve all our problems, and the danger exists that a real or created crisis could be used to force the scheme into effect without even a vote in Congress.  This is how our great country and Constitution could be undermined and abandoned without a fight--if we let it happen now.  Follow the news here and please take action.

Congressman Virgil Goode (R-VA) introduced H.C.R. 40 in the previous Congress, "Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should not engage in the construction of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Superhighway System or enter into a North American Union with Mexico and Canada."  This must be passed as soon as possible to stop this dangerous scheme, and the first steps you can take to get it passes are to get your own Congressman to co-sponsor it, get your Senators to introduce a Senate version.  We expect the new Congress' version to be introduced soon, then we can work to get it debated and passed in the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in the Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Please act today.

H.C.R. 40 co-sponsors include: Rep. John J. Duncan (TN-2), Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-5), Rep. Walter B. Jones (NC-3), Rep. Charles W. Norwood (GA-10), Rep. Ron Paul (TX-14), Rep Ralph Regula (OH-16), Rep. Jim Saxton (NJ-3), Rep. Cliff Stearns (FL-6), Rep. Patrick J. Tiberi (OH-12), Rep Zach Wamp (TN-3). Full list of the 43 cosponsors

Resources and Action requested:


 Red China

There are many actions YOU can take regarding Communist China, and many facts you should know.

Watch the Truth About Communist China and the Genocide Olympics

The Truth about Communist China


Actions YOU Can Take:

To help counter the pro-Beijing propaganda on human rights, trade, pollution, poisoned products, etc., you are encouraged to take actions to get media coverage and reach many people directly. These can include:

Additional Actions:

Some citizen lobbying tips:
http://www.conservativeusa.org/lobbykit.htm



Poisoned In China: Protect yourself and your family-Avoid Poisoned In ChinaPoisoned Chinese Products:  Read the label and don't buy food, toys, clothing and other products made in China. Reports of seafood raised in sewage, lead and asbestos in toys, antifreeze in toothpaste, deadly tires, poisoned pet food, and so many other health and safety hazards in Chinese products. Many products, especially food, make no mention of being from China. Others merely say "imported".  Protect yourself, protect your family and loved ones. Buy American to make sure, and demand your stores carry American made products.  Cheaper isn't safer!  It's not worth saving a buck only to risk lead/toxin/asbestos exposure--isn't your family worth that?

Many Chinese products are are made in some of the worst sweatshop conditions in the world. Prison and concentration camp labor is common even for products you buy with recognized store and brand names; and many factories are fully or partially owned by the Communist Chinese People's Liberation Army--your purchase directly financing the genocide in Tibet, Burma, Sudan (Darfur), and in China itself.

Americans are increasingly losing good-paying manufacturing jobs and surviving only by working retail selling Chinese products to each other--yet even those jobs are increasingly being taken by cheap immigrant (legal and illegal) labor. Where will Americans be working in 5 or 10 years? Where will our children get the entry-level jobs and summer jobs they need to learn marketable skills? Let's bring home American manufacturing, and the way to do that is to insist to companies you won't buy Chinese products and are willing to spend a bit more for the security and safety of American products.

"Poisoned In China" Action Items:
The Conservative Caucus urges you to fight back against poisoned and slave/sweatshop products from Communist China. You’ve read the horror stories—lead, asbestos, seafood raised in sewage, antifreeze and more in food, toys and products; slave and sweatshop labor, banned pesticides and chemicals, carcinogens. Cheaper isn’t safer.

Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue.


 Withdraw from the NAFTA & WTO Jobs-Destruction Treaties

The NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) and World Trade Organization trade treaties have caused the loss of millions of high paying American manufacturing and other jobs.  To restore our economy, we must withdraw from these treaties.  We are working with Congressmen to urge the withdrawal from NAFTA and WTO.  Your help can make this happen.

FREE TRADE CARRIES A HIGH PRICE

             “Now, the returns have come in from the President's policy of free-trade globalism.  According to a lead story in the Wall Street Journal – whose editorial page still champions Iraq, open borders, NAFTA-CAFTA and the WTO – Republicans, by two to one, believe free trade has done more harm than good to America. …

            “Since 2002, America has run five consecutive world record trade deficits.  Three million manufacturing jobs have disappeared.  The Euro has almost doubled in value against the dollar.  The Canadian dollar has reached parity.  Plants have been shutting down across this country for years.  The wages of Middle Americans have stagnated.  The trade deficit with China last year reached $233 billion, a world record between any two nations.”

AMERICA’S INDUSTRIAL GREATNESS HAS BEEN TRADED AWAY

            “Where Alexander Hamilton’s economic patriotism, pursued by Washington, Madison, Clay, Jackson, Lincoln, McKinley, T.R. and Coolidge, created the greatest manufacturing power the world has ever seen, producing 42 percent of all of the world’s goods when Silent Cal went home, America’s industrial plant has been ravaged by free trade. …

            “The trade deficits America has run up in recent decades have helped give rival nations $5 trillion in cash reserves.  They have now begun to transfer this enormous cash hoard into sovereign wealth funds – to buy up America.

            “China, with currency reserves estimated at $1.3 trillion, used petty cash – one-fourth of 1 percent of its cash pile in May – to buy a 10 percent interest in Blackstone, America’s second largest private equity firm. …

            “At the 1884 Congress of Berlin that carved up the continent, ‘The Scramble for Africa’ began.  The Scramble for America, thanks to our trillions in borrowing to finance consumption of foreign goods, is about to begin.  Because of the free-trade folly of this generation, foreigners, not all of them friendly, are about to buy up our inheritance.  They are about to buy up America.”  Source:  Patrick Buchanan, WorldNetDaily.com, 10/9/07

Action requested:

  • Call (202-224-3121), write, fax or E-Mail both of your Senators and urge them to withdraw from NAFTA & WTO.

  • Spread the word!  Tell your friends, political associates, church members, school parents and teachers about this issue.  Post messages on blogs and websites, and email everyone in your address book.

Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue.


 Stop the United Nations "Law Of The Sea" Treaty (L.O.S.T.) 

Obama is pushing to get the Senate to pass the dangerous "Law of the Sea" treaty, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has promised she will push for action this year, perhaps soon. It could be brought up for a full Senate vote at any time or be amended onto another bill, and it must be stopped.

REAGAN SAID NO TO UNLOST

"LOST was a bad idea when President Reagan refused to sign it in 1982 and actually fired the State Department staff members who helped negotiate it. It was drafted at the behest of Soviet bloc and Third World dictators interested in a scheme to weaken U.S. power while transferring wealth to the developing world."

TREATY WOULD TURN OVER THE OCEANS TO KOFI ANNAN AND U.N. JUDGES

"The Convention on the Law of the Sea would do to our maritime activities – military and economic – what the ICC would have done to our system of criminal justice: place it under the thumb of a supranational body, in this case the discredited and corrupt U.N.  "… LOST would have created an agency to regulate 70% of the Earth’s surface, placing seabed mining, fishing rights and deep-sea oil exploration under the control of a global bureaucracy. Reagan didn’t think the U.S. should be a part of this global resource grab and redistribution of wealth. …"

UNLOST WOULD FORCE U.S. NAVY TO TRIM ITS SAILS

"LOST would also crimp our use of naval power. Signatory Communist China contends, for example, that the treaty bans an initiative under which we can stop and search ships on the high seas suspected of transporting WMD on behalf of terrorists.  "Who’d decide such a dispute? An international court, of course, specifically a Law of the Sea Tribunal with power to compel changes in our military and economic policies. The likes of Sierra Leone and Sri Lanka would have a veto over our use of the seas."

WHY SHOULD GULLIVER SURRENDER TO THE LILLIPUTIANS?

"When John Kerry declared that U.S. actions be subjected to a ‘global test,’ Bush rightly responded that our national security was too important to be left to bodies such as the United Nations Security Council. So why the administration support for LOST? Deep-six this treaty, Mr. President." Source: Investor’s Business Daily editorial, 2/11/05, p. A14

PRESIDENT CREATES NEW BUREAUCRACY TO PROMOTE U.N. LAW OF THE SEA TREATY ("UNLOST")

"President Bush ordered the creation of a new federal panel to coordinate oceanic policy. James L. Connaughton, who as chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality will head the new committee, said that among its early goals would be to expand the use of fishing quotas ‘in appropriate settings’ and to win ratification of the Law of the Sea, the international regulatory system that the administration favors but that the Senate has long refused to endorse. …  "Mr. Connaughton said the new committee would consider how uses of coastal areas should be regulated, not just for oil and gas drilling but also for an array of activities, like a wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound, south of Cape Cod. In many areas, he said, ‘there’s not a clear process for regulation.’ …  "He also said he was hopeful that Senate opposition to the Law of the Sea could be overcome." Source: Cornelia Dean, The New York Times, 12/18/04, p. A13

Action requested:

  1. Call, write or E-Mail your Senators and urge them to vote NO on the United Nations "Law of the Sea" Treaty.

  2. Call (202-456-1111), fax (202-456-2461), write, or E-Mail the President and urge him to stop U.S. support for the Law of the Sea Treaty and to scrap plans to push for Senate ratification. President Barack Obama, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20502

  3. Spread the word!  Tell your friends, political associates, church members, school parents and teachers about this issue and to take action.

  4. Call or E-Mail talk shows, write letter to the editor, post messages on blogs and websites, and email everyone in your address book.

  5. Put them on the spot!  Go to town meetings and election events where your Senators are speaking and taking questions--ask them in public to commit to voting against this treaty!  If they agree, lock in their support by writing a letter to the editor describing their support--or expressing outrage if they favor surrendering the oceans to the United Nations.
    Note: Emails and faxes to Senators from other states than yours will not be read (they just delete them), so invest your time instead to contact friends in other states so they may also help increase our influence.

Resources:


 Pass the "Social Security for Americans Only Act"

Beware the dangerous concept known as "Totalization", which would allow Mexican workers, both legal and illegal, to collect American Social Security checks long after they have returned home to Mexico.  Bush signed the agreement with Mexico several years ago, but never sent it to Congress for approval. The danger is that Obama could push it at any time.  It's a time bomb which will further bankrupt America.  This could become a multi-billion-dollar drain on our Social Security system and encourage even more Mexican workers to come to the U.S.A. to work just enough time to qualify under Mexico's rules for Social Security, then return home and collect from America's system.

Thanks to the actions of our members, the President has not yet sent the agreement to Congress for a 60 legislative day review, for fear Congress would reject it.  We have delivered over 57,800 petitions on the Social Security for Americans Only Act to Congress and the White House.

Congressman Ron Paul introduced H.R. 190 to permanently stop this raid on your Social Security from happening.  Please act today.

Action requested:


 Repeal the 1993 Clinton Tax on Social Security Benefits

Congressman Ron Paul introduced H.R. 192, the bill to finally repeal Bill Clinton's outrageous tax on Social Security benefits.  

Thanks to support from our members and other concerned citizens, we have succeeded in pushing this repeal through the Senate one year, and the House at another occasion.  To win, we must get both the House and Senate to pass the bill within the same Congress; and we are encouraged that we can make it this year.  We have delivered over 55,500 petitions supporting repeal of this tax to Congress and the White House.

Action requested:

  • Call (202-224-3121), write, fax or E-Mail both your Senators and your Congressman and urge them to: co-sponsor and vote for H.R. 192, the bill to repeal the Clinton tax on Social Security benefits.

  • Spread the word!  Tell your friends, political associates, church members, school parents and teachers about this issue.  Post messages on blogs and websites, and email everyone in your address book.

Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue.


The majority of anti-American dictatorships usually votes against the best interests of the United States.  It is time to withdraw from the U.N. and to hold American foreign policy exclusively to the standard of acting in our best national interest.  Please assist by urging your Congressman and Senators to withdraw the U.S. from the U.N.

Action requested:

  • Call (202-224-3121), write, fax or E-Mail both of your Senators and urge them to: co-sponsor and vote for the bill to withdraw from the U.N., the American Sovereignty Restoration Act.

  • Spread the word!  Tell your friends, political associates, church members, school parents and teachers about this issue.  Post messages on blogs and websites, and email everyone in your address book.

Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue.


IF THE PRESIDENT SAYS "YOU’RE NUTS", YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS MAY DISAPPEAR

"President Bush instituted a sweeping mental health initiative that recommends screening for every citizen and promotes the use of expensive antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs favored by supporters of the administration. … (Not cancelled by Obama)

"The initiative began with Bush’s launch in April 2002 of the New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, which conducted a ‘comprehensive study of the United States mental health service delivery system.’"

EVERY AMERICAN, YOUNG AND OLD, TO BE MENTALLY EVALUATED BY BIG BROTHER

"The panel found that ‘despite their prevalence, mental disorders often go undiagnosed’ and recommended comprehensive mental health screening for ‘consumers of all ages,’ including preschool children. …"

GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS WOULD SCREEN 58 MILLION EDUCATION INMATES

"Schools, the panel concluded, are in a ‘key position’ to screen the 52 million students and 6 million adults who work at the schools.

"The commission recommended that the screening be linked with ‘treatment and supports,’ including ‘state-of-the-art treatments’ using ‘specific medications for specific conditions.’"

IT STARTED IN TEXAS

"The Texas Medication Algorithm Project, or TMAP, was held up by the panel as a ‘model’ medication treatment plan that ‘illustrates an evidence-based practice that results in better consumer outcomes.’

"The TMAP – started in 1995 as an alliance of individuals from the pharmaceutical industry, the University of Texas and the mental health and corrections systems of Texas – also was praised by the American Psychiatric Association, which called for increased funding to implement the overall plan." Source: WorldNetDaily.com, 6/21/04

UPDATE

Mental screening is now in place in many schools across the country under names like "TeenScreen", and it's even in New York City at doctor's offices. Who is more likely to be labeled nuts and drugged into submission--a loyal Obama student supporter or a conservative Christian student who opposes the teacher's liberal agenda?  President Obama could order a halt to this invasive and dangerous scheme immediately--if enough people protest.

Action requested:

  • Call, write or E-Mail your Senators and Congressman and urge them to co-sponsor and vote for Rep. Ron Paul's Parental Consent Act (H.R. 2387), which would prohibit the use of federal funds for any universal mental-health screening.  This will stop this outrageous attempt to label millions of Americans as nuts.

  • Call House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Stenny Hoyer, asking that they quickly schedule a vote once it has been re-introduced (202-224-3121).

  • Call (202-456-1111), fax (202-456-2461), write, or E-Mail the President and urge him to: Cancel this outrageous attempt to label millions of Americans as nuts and to potentially force them to take mind-altering drugs as the "cure".  President Obama, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20502.

  • Don't accept the invitation to a life of drugged obedience: If offered or ordered to take the test, refuse and demand your rights. Instruct your children to refuse such tests too.

  • Spread the word!  Tell your friends, political associates, church members, school parents and teachers to support banning mandatory testing.  Call radio talk shows, write letters to the editor, post messages on blogs and websites, and email everyone in your address book.  If we reach enough people, we CAN stop this before it's too late.

  • Put them on the spot!  Go to town meetings where your Congressman and Senators are speaking and taking questions--ask them in public to commit to abolishing this Soviet-style plan!  If they agree, lock in their support by writing a letter to the editor describing their support--or expressing outrage if they favor forced testing and drugging of kids and adults.

  • Remember that the Soviet Union was famous for declaring people who opposed their dictatorship to be insane, and such people were imprisoned, sent to insane asylums, and drugged/electric-shocked into being compliant or even a vegetable.  In 1955, the U.S. psychiatric industry pushed a bill to establish a giant soviet-style asylum in Alaska (S.2518, the "Alaska Mental Health Act"), and to allow virtually anyone to declare anyone else insane--thus sentencing them to confinement in a huge asylum Alaska.  This could have been used to silence political opposition right here in the U.S.A., had it not been defeated in Congress.  Don't let this happen!

  • Here's a government study greasing the skids for declaring conservatives like us to be insane and in need of mind-altering drugs: "In August 2003, the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Science Foundation announced the results of their $1.2 million taxpayer-funded study. It stated, essentially, that traditionalists are mentally disturbed. Scholars from the Universities of Maryland, California at Berkeley, and Stanford had determined that social conservatives, in particular, suffer from ‘mental rigidity,’ ‘dogmatism,’ and ‘uncertainty avoidance,’ together with associated indicators for mental illness." Source: B.K. Eakman, Chronicles, October 2004, pp. 28-29.  Read more quotes like this

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UNCONSTITUTIONAL FEDERAL INVASION OF YOUR PRIVACY IS ON THE WAY

"You may not have heard of the American Community Survey, but you will. The national census, which historically is taken every ten years, has expanded to quench the federal bureaucracy’s ever-growing thirst to govern every aspect of American life. The new survey, unlike the traditional census, is taken each and every year at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars. And it’s not brief. It contains 24 pages of intrusive questions concerning matters that simply are none of the government’s business, including your job, your income, your physical and emotional [health], your family status, your dwelling, and your intimate personal habits."

OUTRAGEOUS BIG-BROTHERISM MUST BE OPPOSED

"The questions are both ludicrous and insulting. The survey asks, for instance, how many bathrooms you have in your house, how many miles you drive to work, how many days you were sick last year, and whether you have trouble getting up stairs. It goes on and on, mixing inane questions with highly detailed inquiries about your financial affairs. One can only imagine the countless malevolent ways our federal bureaucrats could use this information. At the very least the survey will be used to dole out pork, which is reason enough to oppose it."

YOU CAN BE FINED $1,000 FOR FAILING TO COOPERATE

"Keep in mind the survey is not voluntary, nor is the Census Bureau asking politely. Americans are legally obligated to answer, and can be fined up to $1,000 per question if they refuse!"

RON PAUL TO THE RESCUE

"I introduced an amendment last week that would have eliminated funds for this intrusive survey in a spending bill, explaining on the House floor that perhaps the American people don’t appreciate being threatened by Big Brother. The amendment was met by either indifference or hostility, as most members of Congress either don’t care about or actively support government snooping into the private affairs of citizens."

RACISM REINFORCED

"One of the worst aspects of the census is its focus on classifying people by race. When the government tells us it wants information to ‘help’ any given group, it assumes every individual who shares certain physical characteristics has the same interests, or wants the same things from government. This is an inherently racist and offensive assumption. The census, like so many federal policies and programs, inflames racism by encouraging Americans to see themselves as members of racial groups fighting each other for a share of the federal pie. …"

THIS IS NOT A LEGITIMATE CENSUS

"Article I makes it clear that the census should be taken every ten years for the sole purpose of congressional redistricting (and apportionment of taxes, prior to the disastrous 16th amendment). This means a simple count of the number of people living in a given area, so that numerically equal congressional districts can be maintained. The founders never authorized the federal government to continuously survey the American people.

"More importantly, they never envisioned a nation where the people would roll over and submit to every government demand. The American Community Survey is patently offensive to all Americans who still embody that fundamental American virtue, namely a healthy mistrust of government. The information demanded in the new survey is none of the government’s business, and the American people should insist that Congress reject it now before it becomes entrenched." Source: U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, M.D. (R-Tex.), Texas Straight Talk, 7/12/04

Action requested:

  1. Call, write or E-Mail your Senators and Congressman and urge them to: Join Rep. Ron Paul to eliminate all funds for the American Community Survey, the unconstitutional Federal invasion of YOUR privacy.

  2. Call (202-456-1111), fax (202-456-2461), write, or E-Mail the President and urge him to: Cancel the American Community Survey, the unconstitutional Federal invasion of YOUR privacy.  President Obama, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20502

  3. Spread the word!  Tell your friends, political associates, church members, school parents and teachers about this issue.  Call radio talk shows, write letters to the editor, post messages on blogs and websites, and email everyone in your address book.

Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue.  


Panama MapThe conservative Caucus has long supported resolutions in Congress urging returning U.S. military bases to Panama to protect the canal.  We need YOUR help to call, write, visit and e-mail your Congressman and Senators asking them to support a return of US troops to protect the Panama Canal.

All US military forces withdrew from Panama on December 31, 1999.  Since then, the United States remains without a significant military presence in Latin America.  A section in the 1978 Panama Canal Treaty makes provision for negotiation of a forward presence after 2000, if both countries express an interest in maintaining such a presence.  Here's why this is even more important than before: The Panamanian government awarded Huchison Port Holdings Ltd., a company closely tied to Red China, two major ports; Cristobal on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal, and Balboa on the Pacific side.  These are the most crucial strategic choke points in the Western Hemisphere.

In an interview published in Insight Magazine, former Congressman Henry Hyde told Dr. Lucier "Panama could become ‘troublesome’ ... ‘I don’t see it now, but I see the potential for a hostile control of the ebb and flow of shipping if the People’s Republic of China controls that waterway.’" Hyde also thinks that "the United States should negotiate to restore some U.S. base rights there. ‘I’ve always thought that. I was not a big supporter of our leaving Panama and turning it over to what at best was an unstable government. I think our interests are pretty paramount down there, and we should do what’s necessary to protect our interests.’"

Action requested: Call, write or E-Mail your Senators and Congressman and urge them to:

  1. Support restoring American military bases in Panama.

  2. Promptly instruct President Obama to conclude base negotiations with Panama.

  3. Promptly put funds in the defense budget to pay to recover and operate U.S. bases in Panama.

  4. Promptly agree to pay a reasonable leasing fee for the use of bases.

Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue.


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Spread the Word!  Help more people find us too!Do you like this site?  Has it been valuable for you?  Wouldn't you like others to find us too? Read how a few minutes of your time every month, week or even every day can make a big difference!

Cutting the size and power of government is a goal we all share.   We are looking for some volunteers to help even more conservatives find and use our great resources.  Here's a few ways you can be of great help:

  1. E-Mail your family, friends and associates about our websites: www.ConservativeUSA.org and www.HowardPhillips.com -- tell them how much YOU like the sites and suggest they visit.  Email them links to any of our articles and pages.

  2. Go to your favorite chat rooms, blogs, news groups, and discussion web sites like Free Republic--particularly those you visit regularly anyway--and post messages about how valuable YOU find the sites to be, or post messages about any articles we have here which you want others to know about too.  Include the link to our site as in the above tip.Get the Best Conservative Info and Lobbying Tools Here! Hint: news stories linked from the Drudge Report reach millions of viewers, you can comment on the linked news stories.

  3. Do you use Digg.com, Del.ico.us and other "social bookmarking" websites?  Post our articles and share the wealth of knowledge. The more "Diggs" we get, the more people will learn the facts.

  4. Webmasters & Bloggers: Please add a link to us on any web pages which you run.  Here's a logo you can use:

  5. Add a note mentioning our site and issues to church bulletins and political newsletters.

  6. If you call a radio talk show, mention the websites so listeners can learn about our issues.

  7. Next time you go to a local political or civic group or club, announce our web address to the group, or make up a simple flier and hand out copies.

  8. Suggest to students and teachers that they can find LOTS of political information here--great for research projects!  We also have a nice section of historical U.S. documents including a few which are hard to find.

  9. Donations of money or items are an extremely valuable way you can assist our efforts to cut government and slash taxes.  Please help!

Be A Volunteer Webmaster

Would you like to help make our websites even better?  We have many website projects where your assistance would be valuable.  Your help can include verifying and updating links--a very important project, creating graphics, photography, programming, research and much more.  Together we can make a difference.  You will receive credit for the projects on which you assist.  Contact the webmaster if you'd like to help.

Thank you for your interest in helping more people learn about our valuable resources.   Please let us know if you are helping on any of these projects, or any other ways you are using the resources at our websites.


We invite you to look at our many opportunities for conservatives to lend a hand towards restoring our Constitutional Republic. We have projects you can do from home, school, or at our headquarters.

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There are many ways YOU can help from home or university.  Here are the most important ways you can help.

  • Citizen Lobbying: You are invited to be a citizen lobbyist, helping on our Legislative Action Items using a variety of Citizen Lobbying Methods.  Check out the issues and help any way you can, and encourage your friends to help as well. Contact us for more ideas, and be sure to sign up to receive our legislative alert emails.
  • Webmaster Volunteer Assistant: If you have experience with webmastering, blogging, content management or computer graphics, you can assist in updating and improving our websites.  We maintain a great many links to Congress, for example, which must be frequently updated, and you can create new graphics and special effects.  You can work from home on many web projects to make our site more effective, and you will receive recognition for your efforts.  The website promotion projects described below (WEB SITE PROMOTION VOLUNTEERS) are valuable as well.
  • Television Production Volunteer Editor: Are you skilled in video editing, graphics and special effects?  Assistance in creating custom footage, logos, and animations for our weekly conservative television program and other video projects would be greatly appreciated, and you will receive credit in the show.
  • Television Volunteer Videographer: We are looking for video footage to which you shot or own the rights concerning the Mexican border and China for upcoming projects. Let us know what you have or can shoot for us. Other footage which illustrates our various projects will be useful as well. You will receive credit in the show.
  • Media Research Volunteer Assistant: There are many media-related projects you can do from home, such as assistance in promoting news conferences, compiling and updating contact lists of reporters, etc.  You can even call reporters and find their interests.  Skills: familiarity with how to use the media, willingness to do a lot of phone and web research.
  • Voting Record Volunteer Researcher:  Your time spent in researching and compiling voting records on important issues can make a great difference in educating voters on how their elected officials actually vote.  The results will appear in our website, publications, and even in the media.  Much of the research can be done on the internet, and for some information you may need to call Congressional offices and policy organizations.
  • Other Research Projects: Research of people and organizations in the news may help identify additional coalition members for our projects.
  • Fundraising: We can pay commissions for fundraising, whether large or small amounts.

Interested in helping with any of these activities?  Please contact Art Harman or Charles Orndorff at 703-938-9626, or write to The Conservative Caucus, 450 Maple Avenue East, Suite 309, Vienna, VA 22180.


WEB SITE PROMOTION VOLUNTEERS

Do you like this site?  Has it been valuable for you?  Wouldn't you like others to find us too?  Read how just a few minutes of your time every month, week or even every day can make a big difference!

Cutting the size and power of government is a goal we all share.  We are looking for volunteers to help even more conservatives find and use our great resources.  Here's a few ways you can be of great help:

  1. E-Mail your friends and associates about our sites: www.conservativeusa.org and www.howardphillips.com -- tell them how much YOU like it, and suggest they visit.
  2. Go to your favorite chat rooms, blogs, news groups, and discussion web sites like Free Republic -- particularly those you visit regularly anyway -- and post messages about how valuable YOU have found this site, or post messages about our articles and TV shows which you want others to know about too.  Include the link to our site and/or a specific page. Newspaper sites often have comments sections on each news story. Hint: news stories linked from the Drudge Report reach millions of viewers, leave comments on those stories!
  3. Webmasters: We would be grateful if you would add a link to us on any web pages which you run.  Here's some graphics you can use:

    Get the Best Conservative Info and Lobbying Tools Here!

    Best Conservative Lobbying Tools on the Web!

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    Just copy the graphic and link the banner to http://www.conservativeusa.org

  4. List our websites in church bulletins and political newsletters.
  5. Next time you go to a local political or civic group or club, announce our address to the group, or make up a simple flier and hand out copies.
  6. Let students and teachers know they can find lots of political information here--great for research projects!  We also have a good section of historical U.S. documents including a few which are hard to find.
  7. Watch our videos on Youtube, send your friends the links, add links to websites and your Myspace/Facebook/etc. pages; and blog about the show.

Thank you for your interest in helping more people learn about our valuable resources.  Please let us know if you are helping on any of these projects, or any other ways you are using the resources at our site.  E-Mail

 
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Left-wing organizations often receive millions of dollars in taxpayer grants, and they also enjoy favorable coverage from the liberal media. Conservative organizations therefore rely even more on the generosity of individual Americans like you.

Donations of money or computers and other items are an extremely valuable way you can assist our efforts to stop threats to American independence, cut government power, slash taxes, and restore true Constitutional government. Please help!


VOLUNTEER AT OUR OFFICE IN VIENNA, VA

There are many projects we need help with at our headquarters in Vienna, VA. These include research projects, clerical support tasks, and many other projects; all of which contribute greatly to our effectiveness.

Interested in helping at our office?  Please contact Art Harman or Charles Orndorff at 703-938-9626, or write to The Conservative Caucus, 450 Maple Avenue East, Suite 309, Vienna, VA 22180.


TELEVISION PRODUCTION CREW NEEDED (Washington, D.C. area)

We produce a nationwide conservative television program using a volunteer crew.  If you live in the Washington D.C. area and have experience or a strong interest in television production, motion pictures, theater, audio recording, radio, photography, graphics, church a/v, editing, animation, lighting, set design, makeup, and related fields; let us know because we are looking for additional volunteers.  We can even provide some training.  Use your skills to advance the conservative cause!

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CONSERVATIVE TELEVISION PROGRAM -- YOU CAN HELP!

Find out how a few minutes of your time can get us the approval needed from YOUR local cable company to broadcast our weekly conservative television program in YOUR community at no cost! Half the battle of winning our legislative campaigns is getting the facts to Americans, and this TV show can help!  Details  Watch our program on YouTube


CONSERVATIVE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE!

We have openings for interns at our office throughout the year, not just for the summer!  Learn or sharpen your skills as a conservative activist while helping our activities to restore the Constitutionally limited government the Founders intended.

Intern activities can include legislative research, television production, website design and maintenance, grass-roots lobbying, computer projects, and much more.

We invite retired people or anyone looking to volunteer for these and other projects their time at our Vienna, VA office to contact us.

  • For conservative political research and lobbying internships, please contact Charles Orndorff, the Administrative Vice-Chairman at 703-938-9626 or write to Mr. Orndorff at The Conservative Caucus, 450 Maple Avenue East, Suite 309, Vienna, VA 22180.
  • For conservative TV production internships, or website development, graphics and computer internships, please contact Art Harman at the same address and phone number.  We can offer you experience in either or both webmastering and television production!

We will be happy to put together a custom internship experience for you from one or more of these categories.

 


Taxpayers burdened by Legal Services Corp.The Legal Services Corporation is a legal and political crusade by left-wing lawyers and political activists to hold up middle-class taxpayers for unbounded income redistribution and welfare schemes.

The total financial burden imposed on American taxpayers by LSC activities during the past thirty years amounts to many hundreds of billions of dollars.

A total of more than two trillion of the Federal government's five trillion dollar debt can reasonably be ascribed to the efforts of Federally-funded legal service activists, whether by litigation, procuring of grants and contracts, grass-roots organizing, lobbying, or legislative impact.

Budget crisis or not, for a Republican Congress to pay left-wing lawyers several hundred million dollars per year to sue Federal, state and local officials before liberal activist judges, in order to accomplish the opposite of what the elected Congress is trying to do, would be the height of folly. The LSC must be zeroed out.

Action Requested: Urge your Congressman and Senators to abolish the L.S.C.
Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue.

"To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical" Thomas Jefferson


The Republican Party held the majority in the House and Senate from 1994-2006, during which time the Republican leadership continually betrayed the conservatives who voted for them by supporting Bill Clinton and liberals on outrageous deficits, the line-item veto, the $2 trillion budget, NAFTA, WTO, MFN for Red China, subsidies to Planned Parenthood and the homosexuals, extension of the Legal Services Corporation and the National Endowment for the Arts, expansion of the Federal role in education, creation of a new socialized medicine entitlement, yielding to the tax claims of the U.N. General Assembly, and so much more.  The loss of the GOP majority was a direct result of 12 years of ignoring conservative issues, expansion of government power, and signing away millions of American jobs in the name of trade treaties.

Action Requested: Contact your Republican Congressman and Senators and tell them you will not tolerate their continued support of bigger government and support for any of Obama's policies or nominees; and that they must take immediate action to cut the budget, abolish agencies, cut taxes, and cancel anti-American international agreements.

Additional Actions:  Call or E-Mail talk shows and ask the listeners to do the same.  You can also write a letter to the editor of a newspaper alerting readers on this issue. E-mail President Obama as well with your comments.

"If once (the People) become inattentive to the public affairs... I, and Congress, and Assemblies, Judges and Governors shall all become wolves." Thomas Jefferson


Conservative Roundtable, featuring Howard Phillips, is the weekly television program produced by the Conservative Caucus.  Each week you'll find in-depth and critical analysis of the important issues which affect your life and our country. Liberal threats to our freedoms are exposed and conservative values and solutions are highlighted.  It's like Meet the Press but without the liberal guests or the liberal bias.

Watch one of our many shows on Youtube, then check our Nationwide TV schedule--if Conservative Roundtable is not on the air in your community, you can help us! Conservative Roundtable is distributed through "public access" channels on cable television. Public access is "do-it-yourself" television, where you, a resident of the cable service area may create or air a television program on their channel, usually at no cost. You don't even need to be a cable subscriber.

The three simple steps below are all it takes to bring this conservative TV show to your hometown.

Action Requested: All you need to do is to get the initial approval from the "public access" channel to air this important program on a regular weekly schedule.  Here's how:

1.    Call your local cable TV company and speak to the "public access" channel.
2.    Ask them to mail you all the forms and rules needed to air a 1/2 hour weekly program which is produced at a different access station. Call us and we'll help you fill out the forms and then return the forms to the station.
3.    When they approve the show for airing, we'll send the video tapes to the station every week. We pay the cost of the tapes and the postage. There's no charge to you.
It's that easy! Spread the word that Conservative Roundtable is on the air and enjoy the program!  Read more information about the show and how to get on the air.
 
To get started or for more information, contact Art Harman the producer of Conservative Roundtable at 703-938-9626. Thank you very much for your help.

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