Weekly Update – August 21, 2010
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TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
1. LIBERTY MADE ATLANTIC CITY THE WORLD?S FAMOUS PLAYGROUND?NOT POLITICAL BOSSES LIKE NUCKY JOHNSON AND HAP FARLEY! Next month HBO will do a TV special about ?Nucky? Johnson, the political boss of Atlantic City from 1911 to 1941. Atlantic City had wealth and success back then. But before you believe corrupt political bosses are good for us, read ?the rest of the story?. Learn how a handful of private investors used their own money to buy an empty island of sand, build a hotel and lay 56 miles of railroad track. How those investors subdivided their land into thousands of small lots?without any zoning laws or planning boards. How ordinary citizens built thousands of homes, hotels, restaurants, shops, theaters, and amusements in just 50 years?with no government money or development authorities. How the children and grandchildren of black slaves prospered, voted, and became such important parts of the Republican party that they named streets in their neighborhoods after national Republican Party leaders like Lincoln, Grant, Blaine, and McKinley. http://www.libertyandprosperity.org/…article&id=617 or http://www.shorenewstoday.com/index….layground.html.
2. ?THE HARVEST IS PLENTIFUL, BUT THE WORKERS ARE FEW?. Luke 10:2. Most people agree with us when we explain how most Americans were better off when we had much more liberty, less government, and lower taxes than we have today. But we need a lot more people to help us with the explaining. Please think of a way YOU can reach someone with our message of liberty. Then contact us so we can help. Please forward this email to your friends, your family, and most of all?your kids!
3. OUR MAJOR FALL FUNDRAISER IS JUST OVER 3 WEEKS AWAY! PLEASE ORDER TWO TICKETS TODAY! PLEASE BUY ONE TICKET FOR YOURSELF, AND SELL THE OTHER TO A FRIEND! ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR OUR MAJOR FALL FUNDRAISER: Sunday, September 12, 2010 from 4PM to 6PM at Gregory?s Restaurant and Bar, 900 Shore Road, Somers Point. Tickets are $20 each, $25 per couple. Free buffet included with cash bar. Our event begins after the ceremony to remember Richard Somers and the crew of the Intrepid, who died fighting Arab Jihad on September 4, 1804. That ceremony will take place at 3PM at the Somers Mansion by the Somers Point Traffic Circle near the Bridge to Ocean City at 9th Street. Contact Seth Grossman at 609-927-7333 or return e-mail to buy your ticket.
4. POLICE UNION BILLBOARD ON WHITE HORSE PIKE (ROUTE 30) TO ATLANTIC CITY SAYS: ?In AC, everyone wants to get lucky. With 73 less police officers, even the bad guys feel lucky. Save Atlantic City. Save Atlantic City police officers?. But with average salaries and benefits of $100,000, six week vacations, and retirement at age 49 for many officers, what town in NJ can afford enough police? The solution? Adopt #VII of our Ten Core Principles listed below!
5. ?NJ failed to tell municipal bond investors that it did not have the cash to properly fund its two largest pension plans, becoming the first state Wednesday ever to be charged by federal regulators for violating securities laws.? See full story at http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-…18-709442.html and http://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/…cc4c002e0.html. No state officials were punished in any way. But the big story is that federal regulators missed the biggest fraud on investors–95% of New Jersey?s $34 billion of bonds were never approved by voters as required by State Constitution! They are not legally binding on NJ citizens, and are ?junk? with absolutely nothing to back them, and they can legally be repudiated at any time!
6. WHY DO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND CONSTRUCTION WORKERS ON GOVERNMENT PROJECTS GET FAR MORE PAY, PENSIONS, AND BENEFITS THAN MOST TAXPAYERS WHO DO THE SAME WORK? NINE OF THE TEN BIGGEST SPENDERS ON POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS LAST YEAR WERE UNIONS, WHERE EVERY EMPLOYEE WAS FORCED TO CONTRIBUTE TO KEEP HIS JOB. HERE?S THE LIST:
1. NJ State Laborers: $1,247,275
2. NJEA (Public School Teachers): $1,127,858
3. Carpenters Union: $1,079,590
4. AFSCME Public Employees Union: $907,366
5. Electrical Workers Union Local #351: $805,694
6. Electrical Workers Union Local #164: $533,957
7. CWA State Employees Union: $512,875
8. NJ Real Estate Brokers: $455,960
9. Plumbers Union: $452,129
10. Teamsters Union: $359,166
7. DON?T MISS THE NEXT LIBERTY AT THE MOVIES: ?GLORY!? Tuesday, August 31, 6PM (One week from this Tuesday) at the Mays Landing Branch of the Atlantic County Library. Brief discussion before and after movie on how traditional Republicans fought and died for equality during and after Civil War. And how ?Progressives? like Democrat President and Governor of New Jersey Woodrow Wilson twisted the Constitution and revived the Ku Klux Klan 50 years after the Civil War. See the trailer at http://www.libertyandprosperity.org.
8. Liberty and Prosperity Ten Core Principles for 2010:
I. No eminent domain for private gain.
II. Enforce federal immigration laws. No amnesty. Deport illegal aliens.
III. Make tax and zoning laws fair, simple, and apply them equally to everyone.
IV. Cut taxes by cutting government spending.
V. Post all government salaries, contracts, and budgets online.
VI. Repudiate (refuse to pay) all state government debts incurred without voter approval in violation of our State Constitution. Repudiate all federal government debts incurred for purposes not permitted by Article I, Section 8 of our Federal Constitution.
VII. Bring “government of the people, by the people, and for the people” back to our public schools and local governments. Let parents apply taxpayer money spent to educate their children to the qualified schools they choose. Don’t force public employees to pay dues to unions they don’t want to join. Let elected officials again decide what salaries, pensions, and benefits to pay our public “servants”.
VIII. Hold frequent non-binding referendums (public votes) on all issues of public importance.
IX. Term limits for all elected officials. Pensions for none.
X. Audit, reform, or abolish the Federal Reserve Banking System and have Congress establish a stable currency secured by precious metals. or assets with recognized and stable values. Have the United States withdraw from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and any organization which purports to require the U.S. Government to spend money without appropriation by Congress pursuant to the U.S. Constitution.
9. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO GET OUR MESSAGE OUT!!! We need 200 MORE people to pay $30 dues to keep our message on the radio, the internet and on road signs. If you live near a well traveled rural road, please let us put a sign there! Contact Seth Grossman at email@example.com or (609) 927-7333.
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