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What now? We work to Repeal It!

by John Allison III, editor

Now that the Democrats have forced the American people to swallow the unconstitutional, unwanted government takeover of the US health care system, it’s more important than ever that we continue the fight.

More than a year of protests, town halls, letters, calls, and emails to our Senators and Representatives have left us battle weary and perhaps ready to rest. Several times the past few months we thought we had won the war, but each time our opponent abandoned the rule book we were playing by and found a way to press on. But it’s important to realize our enemy is battle scarred and weakened from the prolonged fight as well. They too will be ready to relax, thinking they’ve won and the fight is finished.

But we must search ourselves for our reserves, gather whatever strength we have remaining and continue the fight.

The primary season is upon us. Our energy must now be devoted to identifying, promoting, and electing true conservative Republican candidates who can defeat these Constitution destroying Democrats who have now shackled us with Socialism. Whether or not you identify yourself as a Republican, it’s essential in 2010 we nominate and then elect conservative GOP candidates. Why?

Because the number one priority in these midterm elections is to demote Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. We absolutely must take control on at least one of the Houses of Congress. Pelosi and Reid each determine what legislation comes to the floor of their respective houses of Congress, and nothing less than a Republican majority can change that. Committee chairmanships are also decided by the party in the majority of each house. Yet another reason it’s imperative we take back at least one of the two houses.

Since the Democrats’ insisted on passing this toxic legislation that a majority of Americans made clear they didn’t want, they’ve created for themselves an open sore that must be healed if they hope to win in November. We must focus our attacks on that sore, and do everything in our power to keep it open and festering throughout the campaign.

The Club for Growth is working to do just that. Their “Repeal It” pledge has already been signed by more than 50 lawmakers, over 200 candidates, and almost 15000 citizens. The pledge taken by lawmakers and candidates states they promise to “sponsor and support legislation to repeal any federal health care takeover passed in 2010, and replace it with real reforms that lower health care costs without growing government.” Citizens take a pledge to support, “with my time, money, and vote – only candidates who pledge to support its repeal and replacement with real reforms that lower health care costs without growing government.”

Club for Growth has made it simple to find out if your favorite lawmaker or candidate has signed the pledge. Just go to their website, http://www.repealit.org/, to check. For example, I can click here to instantly see which candidates in my home state of Arkansas have signed the pledge.

If you haven’t done so, please take the citizens’ pledge. Then check to see which Republican candidates in your state have signed, and help get them elected so we can repeal this law and make our way back to a Constitutional government.

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March 23, 2010 - Posted by | Election 2010, Health Care | , , , , , , , ,

9 Comments »

  1. Join today’s American Revolution, Reject divisive partisanship, Defeat the Lunatic Fringe!

    http://www.RepublicansForObama.org

    Comment by Wren | March 24, 2010 | Reply

    • EDITORS’ DISCLAIMER:

      For those who haven’t seen Wren’s posts before, his views are completely at odds with the editors of America, You Asked For It! However, because we believe all sides of the debate should be heard, we will not delete his posts. We have enough faith in our readers to believe those who compare the arguments made by Wren to those espoused in our posts will come to the right conclusions. That said, we do not believe Wren is a Republican, or even a conservative, but that his choice of domain name is somehow meant as a tactic to persuade right thinking persons to move left.

      Comment by John Allison, III | March 24, 2010 | Reply

      • John, how can I e-mail or you or become a poster to you blog page..?? I would like to become of member but I don’t see any obvious route to do so. Please advise.

        Wren.

        Comment by Wren | March 24, 2010 | Reply

        • Wren,

          You can follow on Facebook and contact through that venue. I think your views aren’t really in line with the message this site hopes to communicate, so I don’t think posting here would be a good idea.

          Thanks for the interest though,

          John

          Comment by John Allison, III | March 24, 2010 | Reply

          • Why not..?? I thought we were the “Big Tent” party..?? Or is that just a talking point..??

            Comment by Wren | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  2. Hay Harry [Reid]… BLOW ME

    Comment by Mark Carlson | March 24, 2010 | Reply

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  4. Let’s drain the swamp in November!

    Comment by Ashley Johnson | March 24, 2010 | Reply

  5. Ashley,

    Can I share this very special video with you? It’s basically my reply to you comment above. Enjoy.

    Join the New American Revolution: http://www.RepublicansForObama.org

    Comment by Wren | March 24, 2010 | Reply


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