While I am sure that not all will agree with me - at least I took the time to TRY!
Have you written any letters to your representatives?
I get a lot of "Lip Service" from mine - but I write anyway!
America WILL survive! we will pull ourselves up by our bootstraps - no matter what!
But, by GOD - I am sick and tired of all the BULLCRAP - especially now, with A.I.G.!
Who in the hell do they think they are?
if it Looks like a Crook, and Smells like a Crook, and Acts like a Crook - then maybe it is a CROOK!
NOTE: sorry about the mess produced by AD's incomparable asinine website. All was originally formatted perfectly on WORD, with painstaking indentations even - but after posting and viewing, it was screwed up, as usual. So then, I went back and invoked the DREADED EDITOR, which I never use - it still shows the same crapola in the box - NOT what is really going to show ...
THEN IT WAS ONE HUGE PARAGRAPH!
Will try once more ...
Like I said - I TRIED!
Open Letter to Our President
© - Tom Hyland - 03-17-09
While I realize that you have quite a “Full Plate” right now, I would be so bold as to attempt to offer a few suggestions for Positive Actions, which would have the entire Populace standing on their feet, clapping their hands, and shouting: “O-BA-MA” - and probably guaranteeing your Re-Election!
1. TROOPS - Bring Home ALL of THEM NOW - from both Iraq and Afghanistan - Posthaste - ASAP - PDQ - No Dilly-Dallying - No BS !
2. Then, using both the Army Corps of Engineers, as well as private small Contractors, build a WALL along the entire Mexican border! With some of our Troops standing on guard, shoulder to shoulder, to
Guarantee completion, without interruption, the smuggling of all kinds of Dopes will be stopped - marijuana, heroin, and even un-educated, non-English-speaking illegal Aliens! No More Dopes!
This would stimulate the Local Economy for all: Building Materials, Manufacturers of concrete, reinforcing steel bars, sand, electrical cables, lighting and fixtures, heavy-duty construction equipment, as well as Trucks of all types, for delivery of said Materiel - (Army Term).
3. Just like herding cattle, and any sensible deployment of Troops, there should be Three Primary Contingents of Garrisoned Troops, one on
each end of said border, to drive the over-zealous Pobrocitos towards the Middle, where they can be immediately Stopped, Captured, and then Deported. No exceptions! Those already here - we’ll get later.
4. In order to FEED all of our Troops, every small Mom & Pop fast-food business along the entire border should be granted a special Cost Plus
contract for supplying this needed food. Every Base, Station, Camp, Headquarters, whatever - should have a Phone Listing for each of said Businesses, and be operative around the clock - 24/7 - to supply any and all Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner - 7 Days per week! Bacon & Egg Sandwiches, Pizza Pies, Submarines, Hot Dogs & Hamburgers, Salads,
And Anything Else that the Troops Order! This would stimulate the Local Economy all along the American side of the border.
Please Note that NO contracts should be available for any really large companies, like Haliburton, who has already RAPED US for five plus years!
5. While all of this is being Planned, Organized, Activated, and Controlled - a List of Primary Cities which are suffering with High Crime Rates, should be published, in order of Worst First - and whatever Thousands of Troops are necessary, be promptly deployed, for around-the-clock Search and Destroy Missions of ALL GANGS! This will stimulate the
Local Economy of each City, as well as STOP all the Murders, Rapes, Robberies, and Ride-By Shootings - guaranteeing the Security and Safety of all those Millions of Citizens. Once a City is cleaned up, re-deploy said Troops to the next one on the list. We Mean Business!
6. Next, we need another List - published on the Front Page of every major Newspaper across the Nation - the Names and Addresses, Phone Numbers and Email Addresses of ALL CEO’s and Members of Boards of Directors and Trustees that have previously RAPED their own Corporations - giving the Statistics of how many Millions they have
Siphoned Off for the Past TEN Years! These Criminals should be Prosecuted! For every Million Dollars that they RETURN, their Sentences will be Shortened by Six Months! No More - No Less!
7. In a similar vein, the same procedure should then be applied to all the: Bankers, Investment Bankers, Mortgage Finance Company Officers, and every other High-Paid Crook!
Now, in order to Co-erce, or rather Entice, members of Congress to FESS UP for their Collusion in all of these prior SCAMS - each member would be offered a Presidential Pardon for Testifying - AND - No Jail Time - BUT - each would also be Required to Sign an affidavit that he or she would Never Ever Run for Any Office Again! This would restore some semblance of Confidence in both Congress and the Oval Office - as well as allow for an orderly transition of each Seat, as each new Election occurs.
8. INTEREST RATES - while I did submit this idea before to your Transition Team, no reply or acknowledgement was ever received, so - here it is again -
A - A National Law - ALL Savings Accounts in Every Bank, Credit Union, Mortgage Loan Association - every Financial Institution - Every Account with a Balance of $100.00 or more - is Guaranteed a Five
Percent Rate - 5% - this will stimulate all citizens who are hiding money under their mattresses to RUSH OUT and make DEPOSITS! This Influx of Hard Cash will put Money into the Coffers of Banks
everywhere, and eliminate the need for such large so-called “Bail-Outs!”
This would also help All Middle Income Citizens, the Backbone of America, to begin to build a Safety Net for their Families and the Future. Pre-Established Caps should also be made Law that are both Fair and Sensible - i.e. - the More you Have, the Less you Earn - e.g. $100,000 to $500,000 Limited to Four Percent Interest - 4% - a Half-
Million and One to One Million - Limited to Three Percent - 3% - Over One Million Dollars Limited to Two Percent - they are already Successful and their GREED should be CURBED!
B - A corresponding, Reverse Interest Rate should be a National Law - To Limit the exorbitant Fees of All Finance Companies and Credit Cards and Lenders for All Borrowing! These Rates should be tied to Savings Rates at a proportion of only One-Half of what Savings Accounts are Earning - The Old Days of Methuselah’s Marauding should be SQUASHED! A complete Reversal of Past History should now Benefit - the Underdogs, the Needy, the Workers - those who BUILT THIS COUNTRY! The Pendulum has Swung!
9. NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE - this “Political Football” has been kicked around, abused, and has very little Pigskin left on its cover! NOW is the time for Fairness and Justice to reach into the hidden
depths of every community - Each and Every Citizen should not only have Coverage, but also, a Catastrophic illness Clause, along with Major Medical - so that NO CITIZEN should Ever have to Hock their Homes or Mortgage their Family’s Futures, simply because someone was SICK! This coverage Especially applies to ALL VETERANS of
ANY SERVICE ERA - Past or Present, or Future!
10. DETROIT - CARS - THE PUBLIC - Americans have been spoiled for too many years now, with too many choices, makes, and models. Re-invoke
the K-I-S-S Principle - Keep It Simple Stupid! ALL ELECTRIC CARS - HYBRIDS - FUEL-EFFICIENT TRUCKS - ALL built in America by Americans! No more myriads of 4WD SUV’s - no more Hummers!
Those who don’t care about Carbon Emissions should pay DOUBLE for their TOYS, just like Power Boats! Anyone Rich enough to drive a Status Symbol should pay through the nose for the privilege! We don’t need them - we don’t want them!
The Re-Engineering of the assembly lines of all manufacturers should include the use of more RUBBER - not plastic - less high-cost dents and repairs - another Rip-Off industry! Less damage, less insurance costs, more Safety - these should be their goals - Efficiency and Safety for all drivers and passengers! No IFS, ANDS, or BUTS!
11. FOREIGN RELATIONS - No foreign country, nor company, should be allowed to own any physical land, buildings, or structures of any kind on American Soil! Any existing properties should be purchased back by the Federal government at current Fair Market Value. Yes, this includes our buddies - British Petroleum Gas Stations. If they don’t like it - TOUGH!
This should include Embassies! The long overdue practice of so-called Diplomatic Immunity needs to be now eliminated. Any representative of a foreign power who commits a crime on American soil should be subject to the same penalties as any citizen! Will this act affect our Spying in other countries? Certainly! What is good for the goose is good for the gander!
12. FINALLY - GOD - Perhaps this should have been my first suggestion?
GOD BLESS AMERICA! Each and every politician stands in front of the video cameras and ends EVERY announcement with this PRAYER! What Hypocrites in Whitened Sepulchers! Take a stand - make a commitment - bite the bullet - we are either a NATION UNDER GOD, or we are not!
Put God back in our schools - or take “In God We Trust” off of all of our MONEY! Show some backbone for once in your life!
The average American citizen is Sick and Tired of this other ‘political football’ being kicked back and forth, and wasting time in our judicial system - another major area that needs a major overhaul. It is Not a question of Christianity versus other religions - nor an issue of Separation of Church and State - it is a Fundamental Principle and Basis of our Nation.
It is what our Sons and Daughters DIE FOR! For GOD and COUNTRY! Motherhood and Apple Pie!
IN GOD WE TRUST is our Motto! It is an Affirmation - want proof? Hold a National Referendum - and then get on with business!
Anyone who wants to worship - Allah, or Buddha, or Zeus, or Jupiter is still FREE to do so - but DON”T TRY TO INFLICT IT ON US! Those who do not like the answer have no chains on them, keeping them here, do they? You want our FREEDOMS? Then ASSIMILATE - GRAB AN OAR - ROW!
There you have it, my Dirty Dozen! To be sure, there are plenty more problems and issues that need to be addressed - BUT, BY GOD - this is no small start!
To all my friends and readers out there in cyberspace - I sincerely apologize for breaking my promise - but all those caps are merely for added emphasis.
Pray tell - what miniscule chance is there that Barrack Hussein Obama will ever really read this?
But, guess what Pilgrims -
I FEEL BETTER … BECAUSE I TRIED!
© - TOM HYLAND - 03-17-09
HAPPY SAINT PATRICK’S DAY TO ALL !!!