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Newt Gingrich About FACE REVERSE MARCH

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In reading this Sundays NY Times in this week in review I came upon some very interesting FACTS (SEC 4 PG. 16 )

In 1993 the then Speaker of the house wrote The Contract with AMERICA he Basically was saying to the AMERICAN people if you elect the republican PARTY we will bring you a smaller government so low and behold the STUPID AMERICAN did.

And at first we got a SMALLER ,LEANER, SMARTER Government and President Bill Clinton with the HELP of this NEW Republican congress not only got us out of DEBIT gave US a true SURPLUS!!!

This was the BEST OF BOTH WORLDS with a Democrat President and a Republican Congress we had BALANCE because both party's wanted to out do the other to get a balanced budget !!.
AS you/ US CAPTIALEST ( YES I DO CONSIDER MY SELF A CAPTIALEST )
would like to say COMMPERTITION make EVERYTHING WORK BETTER !!
Of course I now what you BLIND CONSERVATIVE will want to say !!!!!!!

OF COURSE THATS THE LIBERAL :duel :duel N.Y TIMES and to that I say !!!!!!!!!!.

(A MAN HEARS WHAT HE WANTS TO HEARS AND DISREGARDS THE REST" )
 
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President Bill Clinton with the HELP of this NEW Republican congress not only got us out of DEBIT gave US a true SURPLUS!!!
You are delusional freedom. First of all The budget Clinton proposed wasn't the one accepted by the Senate. The surplus was a paper tiger made by moving SS funds to the general budget. We also had an inflated stock market due to the internet bubble and Corp. like Global Crossing, and Enron who overstated their worth. There was more to the contract with America than a balanced budget, and the Republicans reached over 70 percent (I think that is what Newt said -- I will check.) of what they promised. For those of us who had a small business during the nineties, Clinton's tax policies and regulation almost buried us.
 

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You can find more information here: Source
Like I said in another thread, Newt was a visionary, political genius. The Dems didn't destroy him just because they forced him out as leader of the House. He will be back to fight another day.
 

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For people who wouldn't go to Fox for fear of learning something they don't want to know -- here is the Contract with America. In spite of Clintons/Dems efforts to destroy the goals described, Republicans kept the majority of what they promised and they are still working on it.

REPUBLICAN CONTRACT WITH AMERICA
As Republican Members of the House of Representatives and as citizens seeking to join that body we propose not just to change its policies, but even more important, to restore the bonds of trust between the people and their elected representatives.
That is why, in this era of official evasion and posturing, we offer instead a detailed agenda for national renewal, a written commitment with no fine print.

This year's election offers the chance, after four decades of one-party control, to bring to the House a new majority that will transform the way Congress works. That historic change would be the end of government that is too big, too intrusive, and too easy with the public's money. It can be the beginning of a Congress that respects the values and shares the faith of the American family.

Like Lincoln, our first Republican president, we intend to act "with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right." To restore accountability to Congress. To end its cycle of scandal and disgrace. To make us all proud again of the way free people govern themselves.

On the first day of the 104th Congress, the new Republican majority will immediately pass the following major reforms, aimed at restoring the faith and trust of the American people in their government:


FIRST, require all laws that apply to the rest of the country also apply equally to the Congress;
SECOND, select a major, independent auditing firm to conduct a comprehensive audit of Congress for waste, fraud or abuse;
THIRD, cut the number of House committees, and cut committee staff by one-third;
FOURTH, limit the terms of all committee chairs;
FIFTH, ban the casting of proxy votes in committee;
SIXTH, require committee meetings to be open to the public;
SEVENTH, require a three-fifths majority vote to pass a tax increase;
EIGHTH, guarantee an honest accounting of our Federal Budget by implementing zero base-line budgeting.
Thereafter, within the first 100 days of the 104th Congress, we shall bring to the House Floor the following bills, each to be given full and open debate, each to be given a clear and fair vote and each to be immediately available this day for public inspection and scrutiny.

1. THE FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT: A balanced budget/tax limitation amendment and a legislative line-item veto to restore fiscal responsibility to an out- of-control Congress, requiring them to live under the same budget constraints as families and businesses. (Bill Text) (Description)

2. THE TAKING BACK OUR STREETS ACT: An anti-crime package including stronger truth-in- sentencing, "good faith" exclusionary rule exemptions, effective death penalty provisions, and cuts in social spending from this summer's "crime" bill to fund prison construction and additional law enforcement to keep people secure in their neighborhoods and kids safe in their schools. (Bill Text) (Description)

3. THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT: Discourage illegitimacy and teen pregnancy by prohibiting welfare to minor mothers and denying increased AFDC for additional children while on welfare, cut spending for welfare programs, and enact a tough two-years-and-out provision with work requirements to promote individual responsibility. (Bill Text) (Description)

4. THE FAMILY REINFORCEMENT ACT: Child support enforcement, tax incentives for adoption, strengthening rights of parents in their children's education, stronger child pornography laws, and an elderly dependent care tax credit to reinforce the central role of families in American society. (Bill Text) (Description)

5. THE AMERICAN DREAM RESTORATION ACT: A S500 per child tax credit, begin repeal of the marriage tax penalty, and creation of American Dream Savings Accounts to provide middle class tax relief. (Bill Text) (Description)

6. THE NATIONAL SECURITY RESTORATION ACT: No U.S. troops under U.N. command and restoration of the essential parts of our national security funding to strengthen our national defense and maintain our credibility around the world. (Bill Text) (Description)

7. THE SENIOR CITIZENS FAIRNESS ACT: Raise the Social Security earnings limit which currently forces seniors out of the work force, repeal the 1993 tax hikes on Social Security benefits and provide tax incentives for private long-term care insurance to let Older Americans keep more of what they have earned over the years. (Bill Text) (Description)

8. THE JOB CREATION AND WAGE ENHANCEMENT ACT: Small business incentives, capital gains cut and indexation, neutral cost recovery, risk assessment/cost-benefit analysis, strengthening the Regulatory Flexibility Act and unfunded mandate reform to create jobs and raise worker wages. (Bill Text) (Description)

9. THE COMMON SENSE LEGAL REFORM ACT: "Loser pays" laws, reasonable limits on punitive damages and reform of product liability laws to stem the endless tide of litigation. (Bill Text) (Description)

10. THE CITIZEN LEGISLATURE ACT: A first-ever vote on term limits to replace career politicians with citizen legislators. (Description)

Further, we will instruct the House Budget Committee to report to the floor and we will work to enact additional budget savings, beyond the budget cuts specifically included in the legislation described above, to ensure that the Federal budget deficit will be less than it would have been without the enactment of these bills.

Respecting the judgment of our fellow citizens as we seek their mandate for reform, we hereby pledge our names to this Contract with America.
 

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When you are done doing the research Freedom you can PM me with your opoligy. This link will show you what happened with each bill and who voted nay or yea. Source
 

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link no worky :(
 

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:confused: SQUAWKER :confused: YOUR RIGHT THEY ALSO PROMISE US TERM LIMITS

OF COURSE THAT WAS ONLY UNTIL THEY GOT IN

STOP DRINKING THE KOOL-AID!!!! STOP DRINKING THE KOOL-AID!!!! STOP DRINKING THE KOOL-AID!!!

AS I SAID I NEVER CAVE ALL THE CREDIT TO CLINTON I DID SAY WE HAD BALANCE

""THAT IS IF YOU KNOW HOW TO READ """
 

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Sorry Vauge, I couldn't get the link to work either but if you go here --
Source Then go down to # 7 and click on that link it should work. It's a PDF format so maybe that is why.
Freedom ---- do your homework --- then we can talk.
 
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