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TEA parties firing up from Cap & Trade!
Saturday, June 27, 2009 4:05 AM on j-body.org
Do it today!!!

Dear Tea Party Patriots,

Sometimes the call to duty comes in the middle of the night. This is one of those times. And we apologize for the short notice, but you’ve spoken loud and clear, and demanded action.

Since sending the email asking you what you wanted to do about passage of the Cap and Trade bill approximately 3 hours ago, I have received thousands of responses. All are demanding action, and all are outraged that the House of Representatives passed the Cap and Trade bill, which will cost each family almost $2,000 per year in additional expenses through increased energy prices across all sectors. Patriots across the nation are telling us it’s time to take to the streets. We are in full support of your clearly expressed opinion and are here to assist.

To paraphrase one gentleman in the East on a conference call tonight, we need to lean out of every window and scream that we’re mad as hell and not going to take it anymore! And we need to scream until everyone is screaming with us.

THIS BILL PUNISHES EVERY AMERICAN FAMILY.

Today you were scammed by the House of Representatives, and despite the fact that you shut down the phones of virtually every member of the House, and barraged them with millions of emails telling them this was against your will, they ignored you and voted for another bill which they haven’t even read. The madness needs to stop and we need to stop the Senate from passing the bill.

Tomorrow, because you have demanded it…we take to the streets.

Take to the Streets to Protest the Cap and Trade Passage in the House

Date: June 27, 2009

Time: Noon until - as long as it takes.

Place: State Capitol; or Federal Building in your City, County or Parish

LIST YOUR EVENT AT http://WWW.TEAPARTYPATRIOTS.ORG

Please go to http://www.teapartypatriots.org and list your event. Please try to coordinate with others you see posting events there. If there is already an event in your area, please plant to attend that event, and / or volunteer to help that organizer. This is about coordination, not competition. We need to send a message to the politicians.

Bring signs, bullhorns, and your usual good behavior. It’s imperative that we shock the politicians and press by being there in large numbers, but we want to make sure that we maintain our reputation by not causing any damage or destruction.

We wrote and asked what you are willing to do about it…and you answered, by the thousands…you said you wanted to take it to the streets. Now it’s time for you to spread the message. The time is short, but we can make it happen.

We believe that the Senate will bring the Cap and Traitor bill to the floor on the sixth or seventh of July. We need to send a forceful message to the Senators that we will not tolerate passage of the ACES act in the Senate.

You are the patriot heroes of a true grass roots movement. We asked, and you told us loud and clear what you wanted to do. You told us it’s time to light a grass fire and hit the streets tomorrow?

We apologize for the late notice. Your patriotism in standing up to your government is appreciated, and serves as a powerful testament to the founders of this great nation.

Thanks,

Mark Meckler, Amy Kremer and Jenny Beth Martin

Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator Team

Amy Kremer (amykremer@gmail.com; amykremer on gchat, 678.495.8271)
Jenny Beth Martin (jennybethm@gmail.com; jennybethm on gchat, 404.326.0936)
Mark Meckler (mark@teapartypatriots.org, mark.grassroots on gchat)
Rob Neppell (rob@teapartypatriots.org)





Re: TEA parties firing up from Cap & Trade!
Saturday, June 27, 2009 1:19 PM on j-body.org
From what I've heard, they have nowhere near the numbers they need to pass it in the Senate, but I'm still watching.

Some good-old Chicago-style intimidation may change that.







Re: TEA parties firing up from Cap & Trade!
Saturday, June 27, 2009 8:33 PM on j-body.org
anybody hear about the 50million dollar hurricane center earmark that was tucked away in this bill? Wonder who gave up his vote to get that pet project? I want names!!!

Michigan gov Jen Granholm has been pushing "green" tech crap in this state since....well....since it became in vogue.

We are building a handful of new coal-fired power plants here, and this damnable piece of greenyrainbow crap will hurt us.


“Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very Internet you invented. Oh, oh, the irony!” -Jon Stewart
Re: TEA parties firing up from Cap & Trade!
Sunday, June 28, 2009 1:36 AM on j-body.org
total BS claim wrote:

which will cost each family almost $2,000 per year in additional expenses through increased energy prices across all sectors


Not that I'm such a fan of the measure, but all this pulling BS statistics out of no where and just plain fear mongering need to stop. Of course I know it won't stop... because it works.

Several parts of what you wrote(I assume that its really just cut and pasted) reads pretty much the same as any socialist propaganda literature I've ever seen - for example just change the word "patriot" for "comrade" etc - and there you go. Now you have a proletariat revolution!!






Re: TEA parties firing up from Cap & Trade!
Sunday, June 28, 2009 6:53 AM on j-body.org
Something that really continues to piss me off is that this sh!t gets passed before anyone really knows what's in it. Not only is the bill itself a recipe for economic disaster, but the people voting on it don't really know what the f&$k is really in it.

As of Thursday evening, the bill was 1201 pages long. Friday morning, they revealed that, overnight, they made 300 pages of changes to the bill. Since they voted on it Friday, which included hours of debating, you can be sure no one read those 300 pages, and I'm sure most haven't even read half of the 1201 that were there before. This is how all these bullsh!t earmarks get by, because people make revisions, and they give a speach to the House members with an "overview" of the changes, but any crap they slipped into it doesn't get mentioned.

Side note: if this thing gets passed, and Obama signs it, it will be yet another bill that is full of earmarks, which he keeps saying he won't sign. But I'm sure he'll have some speach about how "going forward, I won't be allowing any bill with earmarks in it."







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