Wednesday, August 27, 2008

When You Vote, Remember Who Did This

Since many of us have paid into FICA for years and are now receiving a Social Security check every month -- and then finding that we are getting taxed on 85% of the money we paid to the Federal government to 'Put Away' -- you may be interested in the following:
Franklin Delano
Roosevelt 32nd. President,

Democrat Terms of Office March 4, 1933, to April 12, 1945
Franklin Delano Roosevelt a Democrat, introduced the Social Security (FICA) Program. He promised:
1.) That participation in the Program would be Completely voluntary;
2.) That the participants would only have to pay 1% of the first $1,400 of their Annual Incomes into the Program;
3.) That the money the participants elected to put Into the Program would be deductible from their income for tax purposes each year;
4.) That the money the participants put into the Independent 'Trust Fund' rather than into the General operating fund, and therefore, would only be used to fund the Social Security Retirement Program, and no other government program; and
5.) That the annuity payments to the retirees would *never* be taxed as income.
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Dwight David Eisenhower
34th. President, Republican,
Term Of Office: January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961
1958 is the first year that Congress voted to remove funds from Social Security and put it into the General Fund for Congress to spend. It was a Democratically Controlled Congress. Congress' logic at that time was that there was so much money in Social Security Fund that it would never run out or be used up for the purpose it was intended and set aside for.
Lyndon Baines Johnson
36th. President, Democrat
Term Of Office: November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969

Question: Which Political Party took Social Security from the Independent 'Trust Fund' and put it into the General Fund so that Congress could spend it?
Answer: It was Lyndon B. Johnson and the Democrat Controlled House and Senate. Question: Which Political Party eliminated the income tax Deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding?
Answer: The Democrat Party.
William Jefferson Clinton (Bill Clinton)
42nd. President Democrat
Term of Office: January 20, 1993 to January 20, 2001

Question: Which Political Party started taxing Social Security annuities?
Answer: The Democrat Party, with Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (Al Gore) [Vice President Term of Office: January 20, 1993 to January 20, 2001] casting the 'tie-breaking' deciding vote as President of the Senate, while he was Vice President of the US .
James Earl Carter, Jr (Jimmy Carter)
39th. President, Democrat
Term of Office: January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981
Question: Which Political Party decided to start giving Annuity payments to immigrants? Answer: That's right! James Earl Carter, Jr. (Jimmy Carter) and the Democrat Party. Immigrants moved into this country, and at age 65, began to receive Social Security payments! The Democrat Party gave these payments to them, even though the immigrants never paid a dime into it! Then, after violating the original contract (FICA), the Democrats turn around and tell you that the Republicans want to take your Social Security away!
And the worst part about it is uninformed citizens believe it!

If enough people read this, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted and maybe changes will evolve. Maybe not, some Democrats are awfully sure of what isn't so. But it's worth a try. How many people can YOU send a copy of this to? Actions speak louder than bumper stickers.
Thomas Jefferson
3rd. President, Democrat
Term of Office: January 20, 1777 to January 20, 1781

Jefferson said, "A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have."

Monday, August 25, 2008

Fly the Flag campaign

My daughter received this as an email & posted it on her blog. I am following suit because I, too, like this idea and encourage you to participate.

Please join us in this FLY THE FLAG campaign.We have less than 3 weeks until 9/11. We are counting on you to get the word out all across this great land and into every community in the United States of America .If you copy & email this to least 11 people and each of those people do the same ... you get the idea.

THE PROGRAM: On Thursday, September 11th, 2008, an American flag should be displayed outside every home, apartment, office, and store in the United States. Every individual should make it their duty to display an American flag on this seventh anniversary of one our country's worst tragedies. We do this honor of those who lost their lives on 9/11, their families, friends and loved ones who continue to endure the pain, and those who today are fighting at home and abroad to preserve our cherished freedoms.In the days, weeks and months following 9/11, our country was bathed in American flags as citizens mourned the incredible losses and stood shoulder-to-shoulder against terrorism. Sadly, those flags have all but disappeared.
Our patriotism pulled us through some tough times and it shouldn't take another attack to galvanize us in solidarity. Our American flag is the fabric of our country and together we can prevail over terrorism of all kindsAction Plan.

So, here's what we need you to do ...
(1) Copy & forward this as an email to everyone you know (at least 11 people). Please don't be the one to break this chain. Take a moment to think back to how you felt on 9/11 and let those sentiments guide you.
(2) Fly an American flag of any size on 9/11. Honestly, Americans should fly the flag year -round, but if you don't, then at least make it a priority on this day.

Thank you for your participation. God Bless You and God Bless America !

Monday, August 4, 2008

Beware Charismatic Men Who Preach 'Change'

That’s the title of a recently-posted YouTube video. It is a representation of a letter to the editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch written July 7, 2008 by Manuel Alvarez Jr. of Sandy Hook, Va. Manuel is a young man who escaped Communist Cuba in 1968.
Take a look at it and pass it on.

Obama's rhetoric is nothing new. I am old enough to remember how Castro came to power over 50 years ago. Americans thought he would save the Cubans and offered him much support.

I like this comment by blake78266, "I sincerely hope my dad is right. He said, 'there may be a lot of people who may THINK they are going to vote for Obama, but when they get in the booth, the hand is going to start to shake.' " I, too, hope is dad is right.

If this post bothers you, please read Alma Chapter 51 and Helaman 5:2. The similarity to our day is sobering.