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  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 1:43:11 PM PST · 45 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to Dan Middleton

    How funny. So far no one has actually “taken issue” except a couple who really love their particular Congress people.

    Those who’ve said “Idiot” and “you’re stupid” aren’t taking issue.

    You, well, you picked out a couple of things and completely got lost because there are many more things to remove them ALL from Congress for doing (or not doing) than the few I pointed out.

    You’re a fine example of a Leftist who likes to Obfuscate. Perhaps you’re not a Liberal, but you’re acting like one... and this just in.... from another post:

    “The majority of voters (67%) continue to believe the nation is heading down the wrong track, the highest level found in 2009. However, in the weeks just prior to Barack Obama’s election, more than 80% of voters felt that way.”

    Really? Wow. Let’s leave the status quo, shall we?

    Go ahead. In two years, I won’t give a crap and you all can keep what you asked for.

  • Movement to Fire Every current Congress Member

    12/30/2009 1:37:20 PM PST · 22 of 24
    Rick.Donaldson to FreeReign

    And your head is planted quite firmly up your ass. LOL

  • Movement to Fire Every current Congress Member

    12/30/2009 1:36:26 PM PST · 21 of 24
    Rick.Donaldson to Mister Muggles

    I made two posts, one was a letter to Congress. The other was to the public. Both of those were written a few days ago on my own blog. I was reposting them.

    If you dont like it, report it. If you aren’t going to report it and you’re going to sit on your ass while Congress makes you into a Subject of the Royal States of America while they make themselves High Lords and Ladies, that’s fine with me.

    If you all can’t get the point that the LAST CHANCE to do something by firing these people legally is in your hands now, then it will be too late when the shots start getting fired.

    Personally, I’d like to head that problem off before it starts.

    If you all are too ignorant of what is truly going on around you, try visiting, oh, I dunno, say a PUB and listen to the talk. Or you know, a movie theater. Try just talking in line to people in the grocery and see just how pissed off Americas... a MAJORITY of Americans are right now.

    I didn’t write that letter based on one incident. I’m not some spring chicken that just woke up. I’ve been around this site many years, and may years BEFORE I actually signed up I was a lurker here.

    Don’t assume me to be some ignorant person. I’m not.

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 1:28:08 PM PST · 40 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to Dan Middleton

    Who said anything about final vote numbers, “Champ”?

    I know what they were. I’m not a misinformed ignoramus like some people who troll around here. LOL

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 1:27:01 PM PST · 39 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to onyx

    No one said NOT to work in every future election to remove them.

    Some of the people here actually thing that “Fire them All” is a real goal.

    The REAL GOAL, lemme spell it out for you people, is to send a message to Congress.

    Sure we won’t remove those we think “are good”. But those who are not being helpful... well, those can be removed, someone can run against them, perhaps ONE OF YOU in YOUR OWN DISTRICT!

    Maybe me in mine. Who knows?

    Might not win, but it sends a message.

    There are truly some daft people still hanging out on this site after all these years.

    Oh, I FORGOT I left because the management got so LIBERAL... and let the liberals troll.

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 1:22:47 PM PST · 38 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to DennisR

    You say that as if it is a good thing to keep corrupt people in office “until we find something better”.

    That’s precisely where everyone is wrong.

    If you remove them from office (and obviously you must vote them out by voting someone IN) then you take the CHANCE of voting in someone who is corrupt. You also take the chance of putting someone NEW and DIFFERENT in office with a mandate that “We’re not going to take any more Crap off our Rep., get it sonny? No more lack of common sense or you’re out TOO”.

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 1:19:24 PM PST · 37 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to Dan Middleton
    Which is because the authorities don't know at that point who the guilty parties are...a difficulty you seem to share. But at least it's one the authorities make an effort to overcome.

    Very GOOD! You're starting to get the point.

    Now tell me, Authority... who are the ones who are really be honest with you? Can you tell me, truthfully and factually if they are?

    Numbers are numbers, who voted how is a matter of record. What is NOT a matter of record are the deals in the background.

    How many of you think that it is a good idea to make deals to get things done?

    Mary Landrieu took 100 million to vote for the bill. That's a BRIBE. How many of them tried and failed? That's not part of the public record is it?

    Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines a bribe as “money or favor given or promised in order to influence the judgment or conduct of a person of trust.”

    Wake up people.
  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 1:12:08 PM PST · 36 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to SoCalPol
    What a stupid post. 3 of our 5 congressmen here in San Diego are great Conservative Republicans, Marine Col. Duncan Hunter, Darrell Issa and Brian Bilbray. There are many other great Conservative Republicans. I want these people serving with their seniority and experience. We are at war and this is no time for beginners. What you are telling voters to do, if you have a broken foot, cut off both legs. Well, if you think it is a "stupid post" then don't read it. I am not telling people to cut off both feet, or their noses to spite their faces. I'm telling them to have the fortitude to let Congress know they work for us. Great you have good people... Including Duncan Hunter. Nice for you. Do you know there's a push out there to have Lieberman removed? By the Liberals? Haha. Me? A Beginner? I'm not a beginner. I've been at this for over 50 years (ok, well, I've been ALIVE for over 50 years)... my bio is out there. Read it some time. I've been away from politics for a short time (the last few months) planning and traveling. But, I'm neither a beginner, nor am I stupid. You should really rethink your statements before you engage your mouth (or typing fingers). I don't think ONE PERSON who has complained ACTUALLY read the two posts I made. They saw "Fire them all" and they stop there. Wake up. The world is leaving you behind.
  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 12:19:09 PM PST · 30 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to Dan Middleton

    And you’re getting more ignorant each time you post.

    Those were examples of the original article I wrote.

    Just examples. There’s a lot more than what I posted originally.

    I’m surprised that trolls like you live.

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 12:10:25 PM PST · 26 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to USFRIENDINVICTORIA

    LOL. You ever been involved in a robbery?

    Trust me, patron, you ARE going down on the floor and probably WILL be cuffed.

    ROTF. You have no idea.

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 12:09:07 PM PST · 25 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to AvOrdVet

    Thank you, that’s the sort of case I’m making.

    I don’t remember each and every detail for each and every state (and as someone said, yeah, my Congressman works for me, and he sucks and I need to deal with my state.... BUT...) every one of them have either caved or walked away or AROUND something important to you. To let it go as “Ok, well, he was just doing his job” is fine.

    If that’s the CASE then release the Navy SEALS immediately.

    Investigate the cast of Fort Hood.

    Fire every single person who voted in both houses of Congress for that abomination they are calling “Health Care Reform” (Yeah, fine, which 3 or 4 voted against it again?)

    Why are we letting these people sit in our names when they haven’t even BEGUN an investigation in the Major at Ft. Hood - and yet we KNOW people were concerned about him for YEARS. The Army didn’t just screw up, it got innocent people killed. Betcha MONEY the Commanders that let this all go were Obama supporters....

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 12:01:22 PM PST · 21 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to All

    Hey, you guys remember “Hope and Change”?

    It worked for him. “Fire them All” is my response. I don’t care if you don’t LIKE it, it will work. At least the POINT of it will work.

    You know, so what when election time comes around, you vote back in the real, good and honest (ok, real and good) men and women.

    The POINT here is to start the protest and mean it. When the time comes put in good people, but certainly don’t stop until we’ve removed the bad ones.

    In truth, it is a good thing to have both sides of a discussion, various points of view. We might disagree with the Liberals and they with the Conservatives, but the discourse between them can enlighten multitudes more.

    Thos of you who have NOT yet been enlightened after this massive health crap... er.. “care” bill was passed, then I strongly suggest you retire back to your couch potato status and change the channel to some other reality show.

    Folks, THIS IS THE REALITY SHOW. This is real life. I’m tired of people bitching and moaning and then when someone shows up on the scene to get something going people throw rocks at them.

    I’m on my way to cruise on my boat in a couple of years. I’d like to leave this country the way I found it when I got here more than a half century ago. In the hands of able men and women who won’t take candy out of the mouths of children that haven’t yet been born.

    The fact is, doing NOTHING at all.... ignoring the problem is the WORST thing you could do. Maybe “Firing them all” isn’t the right thing to do - in your opinion. In my opinion however, I don’t see a good one out there that won’t cave in to some extra nickels in their pocket when the opportunity arises.

  • Movement to Fire Every current Congress Member

    12/30/2009 11:51:15 AM PST · 15 of 24
    Rick.Donaldson to manonCANAL

    I’m going to tell you all something....

    First of all you have to have the BALLS to stand up and try to fire them all.

    Secondly, I understand we can’t probably do it because there are too many out there that can’t really SEE the problem (The problem being that many of these people are ENTRENCHED in Congress and have been forever). They see themselves as “American Royalty”.

    Thirdly, everyone seems to think, “It’s all those other Congress critters out there, MINE IS FINE.”

    Well, the fact is, yours ISN’T FINE. I don’t have Conservatives here. Used to have Joel Hefley and while he was “doing a good job” even to me, today, I’d fire the man in a heart beat. He too had a ‘big head’ and felt that it was beneath him to have discussions with his constituents.

    Until Congress, in particular Senators realize they are here to do ONE THING, protect the RIGHTS of the PEOPLE, FIRST and FOREMOST it’s time to remove them all.

    Let them re-run some other time and by all MEANS put them back in office, after the lesson-learned session is over.

    If the People of this Country do NOT have the fortitude to stand up and defend their own individual liberties here and NOW with the LEGAL means to do so - and no this is not a ‘tantrum’ at ALL - then at some point you WILL be forced to stand up and FIGHT for those rights or give up like a sheep.

    One way or the other, you still have a choice. If you chose to ignore the problem, you are simply exacerbating the problem.

    Arguing that my thinking is illogical only shows that you certainly haven’t either read what I said, or you simply disagree there’s a problem.

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 11:41:29 AM PST · 11 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to Dan Middleton
    Get a grip. I'm sick of this nonsense. There are some people in Congress who've been standing up for our country and for us, and half of FR is ready to kick them to the curb because "fire them all" is a snappy slogan and investing the thought necessary to distinguish between the innocent and the guilty might get in the way of their self-indulgent, therapeutic raging.

    Actually, I "have a grip". You missed the entire point of the exercise. Every single, current member of Congress including the noobs from the last election have either caved in or tried to wangle things for their districts.

    This isn't about how well you like your Congressman or woman, it's about sending them a message.

    Congress has been sending us a LOT of messages. I'll give you an example. Four months ago I took several hours to write a heart-felt, very well-thought out, deeply researched letter to one of the Colorado Senator, Michael Bennet regarding his vote on the monster 2000+ page Health Care bill.

    In the letter I gave facts, and information in regards to the my own personal health insurance (and of course, by default similar care for thousands of others here in Colorado because they have similar policies). I explained that the people don't WANT a Congress-controlled system, and we certainly don't want Congress making it MORE difficult on people.

    He wrote back a three paragraph letter. Thanking me for writing and giving my opinion, telling me he was going to vote HIS way and NOT MINE (or by his constituents) and lastly explaining how he was there to a job IN SPITE of PEOPLE LIKE ME.

    I let it go... then three weeks ago, he was on the local radio and TV channels (remember I wrote him THREE MONTHS BEFORE) saying, "My Constituents have finally spoken! They are ASKING FOR CHANGE and I am going to VOTE FOR this bill!"
    Really? Fire them all. Good, Bad, Right or Left. THEY WORK FOR US. We DO NOT WORK FOR THEM!
  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 11:33:04 AM PST · 9 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson to Owl558

    I have already been doing that. I didn’t convince 3-4 people either. Try dozens.

  • Movement to Fire Every current Congress Member

    12/30/2009 11:09:57 AM PST · 1 of 24
    Rick.Donaldson
    Here's something for your Tax Day Tea Party. Steep this in Hot Water for awhile.

    Congress, you're fired.

  • You're Fired! An Open Letter to All of the US Congress.

    12/30/2009 11:02:34 AM PST · 1 of 50
    Rick.Donaldson
    I've had it with Congress. I've had it with people telling me how to act, behave, how much to pay for others', when to give, when to shut up, when to bend over be taxed some more. I'm tired of them telling America "You have to have health insurance" (when I ALREADY have it). I'm tired of Congress believing they are better than me.

    It's time to fire them all.

    Go to the polls and VOTE THEM OUT. ANYONE else running against your congress critter is fair game.

    OUT with the OLD, in with the NEW. Send a message. Don't keep ANY OF THEM!

  • Too American?

    12/08/2009 12:52:31 PM PST · 27 of 51
    Rick.Donaldson to CaptainAmiigaf

    Thank you SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO much for sharing that sentiment. It’s that VERY thing that we celebrate Thanksgiving (and to thank God for our wonderful country and all the other things we have as Americans)!

  • Is FOXNATION.Com on Crack? distorts Mccains comment about Sarah Palin's critics.

    12/08/2009 9:14:14 AM PST · 8 of 8
    Rick.Donaldson to marron

    The absolute BEAUTY of the Internet for the Democraps and Liberals is that “Sarcasm doesn’t carry well” when they are quoting the other side.

    But when they are trying to obfuscate, they say, “Can’t you READ sarcasm when you read it?????”

  • Tiger Woods 'To Confess All on Oprah Winfrey Show' (& wants wife to come sit next to him)

    12/08/2009 9:07:14 AM PST · 100 of 101
    Rick.Donaldson to caddystacks

    Shouldn’t this be a Jerry Springer show?

    I’ve not watched any television in years, so I guess the fights are on Oprah now?