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Johann Wagener 9-28-13


Dear Tea Party Members:


Effective October 1, 2013 the federal government will officially close it’s doors. You will no longer be required to pay any Federal Income Tax and will no longer have access to any of the services provided by the Federal Government, which include (but not limited to) the following;


* Government health care and any other benefits provided to your Representatives (including salaries) will be terminated since they are no longer directly employed by the Federal Government. Tea Party representatives will need to either get a real job like their duly elected local politicians and take a part time political position or submit expenses to their state (unless they don’t want to pay those taxes either).


* Social Security and Medicare will not be provided to Tea Part states since they are Federal subsidies made possible by Federal taxes. Residents of these states will need to either use Emergency rooms or personally pay for insurance or medical services less any Federal subsidies.


* Interstate highways and bridges will no longer be maintained in Tea Party States since they too are Federal subsidies. It will be the responsibility of the state or local governments to maintain their infrastructure paid for by?


* All other Federal subsidies (farm, energy, etc.) will be terminated in Tea Party states.


I feel certain that this will be seen as a positive by those who advocate for the Tea Party because less interference by a small Federal government is their trademark.


After all, everyone is fully capable of picking themselves up by their own boot straps, dust themselves off, and go on living the “American Dream” without any help from the “big bad Federal government.”


For those who can find a little time to actually think about what role the “Big Bad Federal Government” plays in their lives when managed by competent (not corrupted) people who actually work to serve the “people” not those that “buy” their services, you might be surprised to discover that Uncle Sam is not such a bad guy after all.






Supervisors at government agencies began meetings Thursday to decide which employees would continue to report to work, and which would be told to stay home under contingency plans ordered by the Office of Management and Budget.

“Fifty percent of our members may be locked out of work altogether during this shutdown,” said J. David Cox Sr., president of the American Federation of Government Employees. “Half will be expected to continue to work without a paycheck.”

Union officials said preparations for a possible shutdown have created anxiety and uncertainty among federal workers and among those who have an expectation of government services.

“Federal agencies have had to devote time and resources to develop yet another crisis plan, distracting agencies from their critical missions,” said Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union. “And, if the government shuts down, the public will be further harmed by the loss of vital services people need and depend upon.”

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  • ElOregonian

    You are an idiot. You better dig out your Bill of Rights, Constitution, and case laws to find out exactly what the government can and cannot due. What they are required to do and what they are not able to do.

    Ignorant Libtards usually talk B/S with no knowledge of what is actually written in our Preambles. It’s not ‘how you feel the law should be written’, but rather what it “actually” says…

    Although I would embrace the government being whittled back to it’s constitutional mandate thereby saving the citizen taxpayer from being overburdened through taxation without representation, because clearly what is currently happening is not working.

    So do your homework, until then, go bark at the moon, fool.


    Your point would be clearer if you would do a little more than throw out one liners about the “Bill of Rights” (which I assume you read but couldn’t understand) and give some real (not imagined) examples about how you perceive the way forward should be.

    The Bill of Rights just like the 10 Commandments are admirable on their face but have little or nothing to do with the way the real world functions. An example (if I may) is “all men are created equal” UNLESS their skin was darker than those who wrote this document you refer to.

    Believing that people actually apply these words in today’s world is not much different than barking at the moon my friend. :mrgreen:

  • TruthandFreedom

    Response to a moron:

    1. no longer have access to any of the services provided by the Federal Government – One must remember that there are multiple programs dealing with same issues, all of which are paid for by state and federal taxes, and many of these were forced upon the states… ie extortion. Just how they passed seatbelt laws. The states were told you will enact this law else we will reduce or not give you back the taxes paid for by your states people. We will decrease the money we give you for road maintenance and cops unless you accept and enforce the law that we want passed.

    2. government health care for representatives – True tea party representatives don’t believe that they shouldn’t have to be on the same health care and under the same rules as everyone else of the United States.

    3. Social Security and Medicare will not be provided to Tea Part states – You must be completely a fool as the Obama administration stole the funds for Medicare and have been using them on Obamacare!!! Likewise, no true American with a family would ever believe that it is alright to have the youth of America pay for the seniors healthcare by forcing a tax on them.. This in itself was illegal OBAMACARE was nothing more than three – card – monty. Anywhere else a business owner would lose in court when using the BAIT and SWITCH used by Obama! Likewise, the only reason for a shut down was because Obama wants his illegal scam to become a reality. The House gave full funding for everything but this fraudcare which has hurt America. It didn’t live up to its promise and has already costed twice from which it was suppose to cost and still the same amount of people will remain uncovered as from when it was originated, and this was by the governments own research that was released.

    4. All other Federal subsidies (farm, energy, etc.) will be terminated – this would be great the farmers will no longer ship to the democratic states!!! Likewise, they will let the capitalistic system work rather then accept money to reduce production in order for the government to CONTROL the ricing of produce. Finally, the plain states will feed there own and say FO to those democratic do nothing federal controlling monarchs!

    No i’m not a Tea Partier, No i’m not a Republican…. I am an independent and I can see the fraud, waste and abuse wrought by this administration!!! The Federal government has passed many laws and regulations that are in violation of the Constitution as well as the fact that they lacked the authority to pass many of those laws to being with!!

    Thus take all your rhetoric and shove it where the sun doesn’t shine!! I’m sorry that you believe that all must be dependent on the Federal Government. One can only surmise that you feel this way because you live at the teets of these criminals that purport themselves to be representatives of the people while lining their pockets from payoffs by corporations and the rich top 1 percent elitists!

    May God be willing the whole Fraud system will shut down and return to representing the people as it was intended!


      Invoking God into your rant will not get much mileage since; as the Bible would indicate, He’s a liberal; endorses taking care of those less fortunate and not judging lest ye be judged.

      I’m also going to assume that you are not a moron (a stupid person. synonyms: fool, idiot, blockhead, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, imbecile, cretin, dullard, simpleton, clod;) since you obviously can read and express your opinions in writing (with or without spell check?)

      Since I don’t know you I can only assume you do not suck on the teet per se’ and are not on Social Security or Medicare and that everything you have was obtained without any government assistance at all (like an FHA mortgage?) and are not on VA benefits.

      So, based on that, I must congratulate you on your achieving the American Dream and want to wish you the best in the years to come.

      My response is meant to be a compliment, so please accept it in that vein.

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