Additional Articles By Marilyn M BarnewallSwamps, Deep States, And Core Problems, Part 2Jul 16, 2017
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It felt so good yesterday afternoon! The Republican National Committee (RNC) called at precisely the wrong time (for them) and the totally right time for me.They were calling for donations. In a soft, positive voice, I told the young man that until the Republican Party can pass a program that gets government out of our health care, I don’t have a dime to send them.
I further explained that since the Republicans in Congress have had seven years to figure out how to repeal Obamacare and haven’t been able to, I do not think they are using contributions sent to the RNC to find the brightest candidates. Rather, it appears to me that the candidates who got and get the most support are those the RNC can manipulate to vote as the RNC wants.
I made one final comment about not having one penny available for Republicans who cannot support our Republican President. I then thanked the man (calling from Washington, D.C.), told him to have a nice evening and hung up. I rather doubt they will be calling me back.The purpose of this article is to tell you of an action I’ve decided to take and it might interest you, also… an action that will help empty the swamp in Washington, D.C, give you your nation back, cost you no money, and take only about an hour of your time.
(By the way, regarding health care and politics: Until Obamacare — excluding Medicaid and Medicare — government was uninvolved in our health care and the care for a majority of citizens was excellent. And that’s the problem… the Republicans want government to stay involved for the obvious skimming profit off the top reasons but can only do that if they repeal AND replace Obamacare. Isn’t that really what this argument is all about? REPEAL the darned thing and forget replacing it! Let the marketplace replace it!) Let’s start with the truth. For those of you who have difficulty with that, I refer you to the Bible, Timothy 2 Chapter 4 Verse 1 and Thessalonians Chapter 2 Verse 9-12. They talk about how, in the end times, people who do not seek the Truth (remember, Christ told us HE is the way, the Truth and the life) will be unable to tolerate hearing it and will thus be unable to deal with facts.
I’m talking about both political parties, not just Democrats/liberals/progressives. Republicans who say they are conservative don’t have a clue what conservative philosophy means… they think it is an ideology rather than a philosophy. Conservatism is a philosophy based on the principles of seeking truth and facts. They are constitutionalists who respect the Rule of Law that flows from the Constitution of the United States and their own State Constitution. People who understand conservatism also understand that the Constitution is like the Bible. You do not get to pick and choose which parts you like and discard the rest. To be honest, there are not many people who are conservative. There are a lot who think they are and even more who say they are.
They are not.Both political parties have so abused the power we gave them and this article tells you how I intend to help collapse these two corporate entities… yes, both the RNC and the DNC are corporations and can be dissolved. And that’s what this article is about: How to remove the power base of these two organizations. We need to start from the beginning.The Republican National Committee (RNC) and the Democrat National Committee (DNC) did not always collect money to elect candidates. We used to find and recruit our own candidates and give our financial support directly to the candidate.
One day the RNC and DNC said “Send your money to us and we’ll find the best candidates for you… candidates who believe what you believe and who will vote to support a platform that will be approved by all Democrats (or Republicans). We’ll make sure candidates have the money they need to get elected.” State parties said the same.Political candidates said “Great idea!” Availability of funds was more certain and made planning for advertising easier. Those are good things. Being indebted to a political party and dependent upon it for re-election funds, however, is not good.
Candidates are under the thumb of those who finance their re-election campaign and the parties have a view of the political world that may be (usually is) quite different from that of candidates and voters. The easy solution to this problem is term limits which keeps politicians from making a career out of being elected to office.
It was never intended for politics to be anyone’s career!Voters said, “Great idea!” Rather than sending money to individual candidates, we sent it (many still send it) to the RNC or the DNC, local, state, and federal. Instead of going to political meetings, we spend time with our families. That’s a good thing, right? It’s a good thing unless the group giving you the time to rela……………..