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AMAC: Prepare For the Mid-Term Elections or Beware the Consequences

If Democrats win both houses of Congress in 2014, the country will take a sharp left turn toward socialism –

BOHEMIA, NY, Jan 25 – “Never have mid-term elections meant so much for the future of our country than the ones coming up in 2014.  If the powerful Obama political machine takes over both houses of Congress, be prepared to take a sharp left turn toward Socialism,” according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

He called on his organization’s membership to get involved early in supporting Conservative Senate and House candidates.  “The handwriting is on the wall and it is up to us to help elect a loyal opposition that will remain true to the principals that made America the envy of the world.  If we fail, we will become an example of how the mighty have fallen.”

Weber said that analyses of the President’s inauguration speech this week by both Democrats and Republicans describe a second-term agenda that is concentrated on his socialist ideologies.

“He laid out a plan to force the nation to accept principals that are decidedly counter to the values established by our Founding Fathers.  He disregarded pressing issues such as Social Security and Medicare reform and, instead, put a focus on climate change and gay marriage.”

Reuters quoted White House officials who said that Obama will resort to an increased use of executive orders to implement his policies if he can’t achieve bi-partisan support for his agenda in the Democratic Senate and the Republican House.

Meanwhile, many believe that the President is counting on his well-established, nationwide campaign network to help him win a Democratic majority in the House and maintain a majority in the Senate in 2014, Weber cautioned.  “If he succeeds in creating a rubber-stamp Congress, his second term will have a far reaching impact on the way we live going forward.”

Dick Morris, a former close personal advisor to President Clinton, wrote in a recent column that President Obama is “determined to Balkanize our once united nation into competing interest groups who bet quadrennially on elections to secure a place in the sun. He is only for some Americans.”

Shortly after the President delivered his speech, another Democrat, political strategist Doug Schoen, said: “we have to interpret the speech in the context of his actions, which sadly involve more polarization, division, attack politics, and class warfare than is healthy. Indeed his whole approach, particularly during and since the campaign, has been to practice precisely the kind of politics he eschewed in today’s speech.”

But, according to Weber, perhaps the most damning indictment of the speech came from a British observer, author Toby Young, who wrote a column in the London Telegraph.

He said Obama’s inaugural presentation: “was an aggressive assertion of modern liberalism, with the emphasis on gay rights, gun control, gender equality, combating climate change and – if his remarks about Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and income inequality are anything to go by – redistributive taxation. This is a fully-fledged socialist agenda that will leave the 47.2 per cent of Americans who didn’t vote for Obama feeling ostracized and angry. If this is going to be the tone of Obama’s second term, the next four years are likely to see America more divided than at any time since the 1960s.”

 

NOTE TO EDITORS: Dan Weber is available for telephone interviews on this issue.  Please contact John Grimaldi at 917-846-8485 or jpgrimaldi@verizon.net to set up a chat.

 

ABOUT AMAC

The Association of Mature American Citizens [http://www.amac.us] is a vibrant, vital and conservative alternative to those organizations, such as AARP, that dominate the choices for mature Americans who want a say in the future of the nation.  Where those other organizations may boast of their power to set the agendas for their memberships, AMAC takes its marching orders from its members.  We act and speak on their behalf, protecting their interests, and offering a conservative insight on how to best solve the problems they face today.

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Mabel
3 years 7 months ago

Thank you for your comment. I’m excietd as well. Often times it is hard for Ron Paul truisms to break through into mainstream media, but it seems that his platform is expanding and, to use his words, people are concentrating around the message of liberty.I’ve read a bit of your blog. Do you think Paul’s ideas on free markets are in conflict with what you talk about as fair markets?

Barry Bertocki, CMSgt, USAF (Ret)
3 years 7 months ago

America is over……..

John Leo
3 years 7 months ago

Rubbish!!!! The Republicans in the House do not bother Obama one bit. When push comes to shove they always cave in and Obama gets what he wants. Why? Because they are terrified of being pilloried in the media which has degenerated into little more then the propaganda ministry of The Obama White House. Forget the 2014 elections; they will change nothing. If you want to know the eventual fate of this country just take a look at Argentina 100 years ago and follow its progress down through the years to the present.

Gloria
3 years 7 months ago
Not all Democrats are bad people. They are just uninformed. You can blame Obama and his great political machine (finanicial backing and lobbyists that he owes favors to). Corruption happens when you get a taste of power and you start to do things for the wrong reasons. The welfare of the country as a whole is no longer important. Also, when the main-stream media shows favor and looks the other way when lies are told and they do damaging reporting to do Obama’s bidding, this is also corruption. Of course you can tell what news organizations get under Obama’s skin when they report the news based on facts and lets us all know that we should hate them also. I would not have believed it either until I saw for myself the misleading news on ABC. I watched them for years. Now I feel betrayed. So, if I am betrayed,… Read more »
Gloria
3 years 5 months ago

From another Gloria…. you are right on!!! I keep warning people about Hitler and how easy it is for history to repeat itself… We have to get Obama out of office before it’s too late.

Jacquie Doty
3 years 7 months ago

Obama will continue his, so far, successful attempts to confuse, demonize and demean the GOP who seem to cower as this man preaches in all his righteous blather.
There is no question in my mind that the American public, thanks to our schools, is stupider and less willing to become informed than ever before in the history of this Nation.
I have no idea how there can be a change any time soon as the fraud filled Democrat machine is extremely powerful and well financed.
Perhaps only when the streets are filled with rioting, will we see any sort of change from the goals of the hateful Barack Obama.

Greg Stoutes
3 years 7 months ago
Well Mr. Dan Weber, what can we do to protect our Constitution and our Bill of Rights? How can we convince the free dumb that this Socialist Pig must be stopped and what can we say to convince the free dumb that they’re right to live a flourishing life with real freedom of choice is more important than a free cell phone, a lazy muching lifestyle, free food, free rent, free education, free medicine, free transportation, ….. This government is not of the people nor is it for the people! It is self serving and is guilty of criminal neglect in the greatest sense of the matter when it comes to serving the intelligent citizens of this great country! Considering all the damage and division that has already been caused by the OBAMANATION and with his total disregard for what the real working citizens of this country want, with the… Read more »
Nerdse
3 years 7 months ago
During the 2009 – 2012 election process for the Nov. 2012 elections, the GOP feverishly rewrote bylaws at every level, trying to get rid of Libertarian Republicans – most of whom were the young, eager voters whom they CLAIMED they were trying to woo. They weren’t trying to woo these young people – not unless they did whatever the GOP establishment demanded of them, regardless of the lack of ethics involved. In the process, they have alienated not only the young people, but those of all walks of life, of all ages, who finally realized that the GOP doesn’t want them. They were marginalized, treated as criminals. Many young people, after Romney “won” the nomination (because the final GOP rewrite of rules took place at the RNC, & gave FULL control over all speeches & all processes over to Romney, seated all Ron Paul supporters near the door & made… Read more »
Edward Cox
3 years 7 months ago

The Democrats will rig the 2014 elections just like thy did in 2008 and 2012.

Nerdse
3 years 7 months ago

The GOP had a group of enthusiastic, young voters whose infectious optimism & determination to return the country to the rule of law drew in others of all ages, races, both genders, all sexual preferences, & more, into the process of getting the government out of the nanny business. (A note: by “rule of law,” they & I mean the Constitution, not the Harvard & Yale machine that churns out liberal lawyers who become liberal judges who, between osculating the gluteus maximi of the liberal political machines & Big Bankers, RUIN our country).

BUT…

The

Faunette
3 years 7 months ago

I no longer give people the benefit of the doubt, everyone who voted for this idiot is a self serving, piece of trash. From Hollywood, academia on down to the generational welfare community they are disgusting.

mike
3 years 7 months ago

tyhere’s a great chance republicans could take over the house and senate. beware

Charlotte Andersen
3 years 7 months ago

There needs to be restrictions on what the president can do when in office such as how many vacations he can take and a limit on what is spent on vacations and how many executive orders he can use in his term. Also how much money he can give way to other countries. After all we the people have hired him and when he doesn’t do what we really expect of him he should be impeached.

JRM
3 years 7 months ago
Can the rest of America see “the writing on the wall”?? How can people be so blind to this guy who we have to call “Commander in Chief”!! You want to talk about transparency?? Some of us could see right thru him, before he even got elected the first time! I am an Independent/ Libertarian. I do NOT subscribe to the political norm. The last generation of child bearing adults, have raised “entitlement minded” children, by not using decent displine and limits, and teaching them responsibility. Therefore, our country has turned into a bunch of cry babies, yelling they DESERVE to have the government take care of them! Not only was I NOT raised that way I did not raise my children that way, only this year am I old enough to join AMAC, so that tells you how old I am. A lot of my friends and co workers… Read more »
PaulE
3 years 7 months ago
At the rate Obama is incrementally transforming the nation, with the help of a largely ineffectual Republican Party being both too slow and disorganized to respond properly, as well as being far too willing in the end to cave to most of Obama’s demands, the 2014 elections really won’t make much of a difference. By then, the federal government will, in one form or another, control better than 80 percent of the economy and have the remaining 20 percent in its sights. Anyone who has ever done a cursory review of Obama’s voting record through the years and looked at the people and organizations he associated himself with during his lifetime, would have come to the conclusion that he is an avowed socialist a long time ago. That he gave a largely socialist speech at his second inauguration is merely indicative of the fact that he no longer has to… Read more »
Franktruth
3 years 7 months ago

Well said, Paul.

Unfortunately, the media elects our candidates and once elected they represent the media and not the voters. We need to reclaim the representation the media took from us while we were distracted.

The answer is to focus on those who were elected right now, Republican, Democrat or Independent – especially our city, county and state officials. In a democracy we sit and wait for the next election. In our Constitutional federal republic of supposedly limited government we all need to tell our servants in government what their duty is today. Jefferson warned us that constant vigilance is necessary to preserve liberty, not 15 minutes every two years.

We in the private sector may no longer be a majority, but we can have influence beyond our numbers by communicating frequently and pointedly with our respective officials, both elected and appointed.

Nancy Lee Liebscher
3 years 7 months ago
Erwin L:utzer wrote an excellent book about what happened in Germany that allowed Hitler to slowly infiltrate and then gain control of that nation. It was insidious at first and all in the name of helping the citizens in areas where they needed help….social welfare types of issues. Then larger areas of control and then complete control. Those against his agenda disappeared. Society did not stand up but laid down and let his tyranny destroy the country! Why is America abdicating so easily? Why are we allowing lies to stand as truth? The only real answer is to return to the values that established the best country on earth….and that includes God. Less governmental control would be a sign that we are willing to be adults and take responsibility and we don’t need Big Daddy to control our lives! Yes, that would includes celebrating life.
PaulE
3 years 7 months ago

Nancy,

Far too few people have any real understanding of world history over the last 100 years, which is why socialism seems like such an acceptable avenue to pursue today. People here also seem to not be able to connect the dots to the myriad of failed “social democracies” (another term for socialism / communism lite) of southern Europe playing out daily in the news. Even as these economies all implode in on themselves, their populations are not calling out for freedom, economic growth or an opportunity to turn their lives around. They are calling out for someone, anyone to bail them out, so they can go back to the social welfare state policies that landed them in their current situation.

DrJCA1
3 years 7 months ago

If the majority of Republicans stay on their holier-than-thou high horse and focus on issues like abortion, birth control, and gay rights, we will lose big time. Most of us are centrist in nature and while agreeing in principle with some things, issues like jobs, the economy, tax reform, and social security are far more important than the social issues.

Adam
3 years 7 months ago

Robert, thanks for pniuttg this up. It’s important that people begin to realize that there is an agenda involved here. It is a plot to take away our rights. While I am a member, I’m not always a big fan of the NRA. Sometimes they play too many political games, but on this they are 100% correct. Who knows better where the guns come from than the cartel members themselves. Besides, we are talking about groups with millions and millions of dollars at their disposal. Are we really supposed to believe that they aren’t able to have mass quantities of any gun they want delivered to them? These one and two at a time AK47s are nothing. These drug lords are using full auto stuff, and that isn’t cheap or readily available in quantities here. Do the math people, we are being lied to about this

Franktruth
3 years 7 months ago
DrJCA1, The battle today is between government and family. Our Founders (who vehemently disagreed with each other then as we do now) established this federal republic (not democracy) on a judeo-christian worldview. In the Declaration of Independence our Founders established the rare and fragile principle of government by and through “consent of the governed”. The subsequent Articles of Confederation, The U.S.Constitution and the Bill of Rights were developed to realize and protect the “consent of the governed”. They understood that democracy is simply tyranny of the majority (or even plurality) over the minority. The federal republic was specifically formulated to protect political as well as ethnic minorities from tyranny in every potential manifestation. One item upon which all the divergent views of our Founders agreed was that a nation’s very survival depended upon a secure environment in which new generations of children could be conceived, born, nurtured and raised to… Read more »
Katie Winchenbach
3 years 7 months ago
I fully agree with Term Limits and once the candidate has used up his time, he does NOT get a pension, health insurance benefits, etc. He is on his own when his term is up. He goes back into the mainstream of working people and starts all over again. If he played his cards right while he was in office, he would have set up a nest egg to fall back on. Secondly, I would like to see the Electorial College be banished and let the LEGALLY REGISTERED VOTING PEOPLE decide who they want as president. Do away with “touch screen” voting machines as well. Thirdly, I would like to see a ceiling cap on all elections. We NEED to vote on a candidates integrity, honesty and values … not how much money they can muster up to win the election. It’s NOT about the money. I have seen good,… Read more »
Doug Nicholson
3 years 7 months ago

Katie,
Eliminating the Electoral College would result in Democrats permanently holding the White House. The majority of the U.S. population lives in the big cities such as New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, D.C., etc., all of which consistently vote Democrat. Can you think of any large metropolitan area that votes Republican? Me neither.
I agree regarding term limits. The main advantage would be a paradigm shift in the candidates reasons for running. No longer would we have those looking to make a career out of being elected to Congress and to get rich while there. Those wanting to run would be looking to “give back” instead.
I would add one more thing. Mandatory voter I.D. in all states.

Alexiz
3 years 7 months ago

And I got into a similar shutniog match six months ago suggesting that I didnt think another candidate would win and will likely lose! I was called a troll, sell out, etc. That candidate WAS Obama, the same guy I voted for and plan to vote again! Just based on the polling and a down swing in the economy I thought his chances were lousey! I think they are be better now, but 50-50 at best! But I DONT argue with emotion like you people, simply NUMBERS, regardless who I’m for!

Doug Nicholson
3 years 7 months ago

Katie: Abolishing the Electoral College and instituting the popular vote for President/VP would mean the end of national conservative politics forever. The majority of the population lives in the big cities like New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, D.C., etc. Think of almost any large metropolitan area and how they vote. How many can you think of that vote Republican?
As to your other points, I agree. I would add one major change to your wish list: Mandatory Voter I.D. in ALL states.

Charlotte Andersen
3 years 7 months ago

I fully agree with Katie Winchenbach on every thing she said but how do we get these things accomplished?

Joseph C Moore (USN Ret)
3 years 7 months ago

Be prepared for a sharp left turn toward socialist policies? With both parties colluding, that is ALREADY in effect. There is no difference between the socialist left and the Proclaimed Right. They BOTH are part of the New World Order cadre.

Steve Crane
3 years 7 months ago
Hard working people contribute, in good faith, to Republicans only to see their money wasted on a primary election that shows to the world how they can’t make a decision among themselves. Millions of our contribution dollars are wasted on attack ads against good candidates where they must spend to defend themselves in their own party. The answer: synergize and make a decision within the party structure without a primary. Hold televised round table “debates” where positions are put on the table and “the platform” is agreed upon. Next, the most experienced and articulate Republican is agreed upon to be the candidate. Next, waste no money on the Republican Convention. This is just the choir partying with the choir. I doubt there are any non-Republican TV viewers at all. Instead, hire the cheering crowd. What? On the campaign trail, go to colleges and MLK Blvd and bus people to the… Read more »
Christina
3 years 7 months ago
There are so many great comments here and I also want to see the Republicans, the conservatives and the small businessman have a voice in this next election and agree with the comments referring to the divisive and pulvarizing cycle of chosing candidates through debate and attack ads. The GOP did so much harm to their own party for the Presidential election. Not only did they beat up each other, it didn’t stop after Romney became the candidate! While the Tea Party had it’s strength in teaching the GOP how to run a grassroots campaign they also spent their political capital tearing the candidates and the party apart. As a Precinct Chair, I was disgusted with the number of Republican voters who said they were “confused” about what their party stood for. Some who didn’t even go to the polls said they didn’t know “who Romney really was.” They didn’t… Read more »
Martin Pearson
3 years 7 months ago

If the conservatives lose the house in 2014 you can kiss America GOOD BY.

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