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Making Government Operations More Open

STOP hiding behind national security

There is no open government without a clear directive from the executive (backed by congress) in support of a free and open internet and the prosecution of officials that have hidden their criminal activity behind the veil of national security.

1. There is no amount of government transparency that will erase years of torture, illegal wiretapping, warrantless surveillance, the suspension of habeus corpus, the targeting... more »

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DOOMSDAY PROVISION

"The prospect of tyranny may not grab the headlines the way vivid stories of gun crime routinely do. But few saw the Third Reich coming until it was too late. The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed--where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose,... more »

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Get the government out of personal / victimless decisions

A growing percentage of the population feels spied upon and intruded upon by the constantly expanding government. The government continues to make decisions for adults in the same manner that adults make decisions for infants - this results in people feeling impotent, without personal freedom, and without recourse. This in turn can result in drastic increases in the percentage of mentally ill displaying symptons of... more »

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Are We Really Free?

They call us free Who's to say?
We the people must put an end to all this madness
You're our only hope
The love has faded away
The flowers have fallen from our hair
Those times are gone
Forced to play along
We have been lead to what we have become
Forced to follow along
Or
Pay a price Money, pain, incarceration, Death among a few
Even the most respected and powerful people have tried to stand
And paid the price... more »

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What's driving the continued skyrocketing gun sales?

It began last October as citizens began to sense that the 2008 elections would bring the most anti-gun partisans to Washington in U.S. history. Their hunch was correct. November of '08 witnessed a sweep into D.C. of Senators, Congressmen, and a President that were all on record supporting strict gun control, many of whom had even supported an outright ban of all handguns in America.

http://www.examiner.com/x-3704-Columbia-Conservative-Examiner~y2009m6d18-Whats-driving-the-continued-skyrocketing-gun-sales... more »

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