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Apr 30, 2008
Part  1
In  just 16 months..  Remember the election in  2006? 
Thought you might like to read the  following: 
A little over 16  MONTHS ago: 
1) Consumer confidence stood at a  2 1/2 year high; 
2) Regular gasoline sold for $2.19 a  gallon; 
3) The unemployment rate was  4.5%. 
 
Since voting in a Democratic Congress in 2006  we have seen: 
1) Consumer confidence plummet;
2)  The cost of regular gasoline soar to over $3.50 a gallon; 
3)  Unemployment is up to 5% (a 10% increase); 
4) American  households have seen $2.3 trillion in equity value evaporate (stock  and mutual fund losses); 
5) Americans have seen their home  equity drop by $1.2 trillion dollars; 
6) 1% of American homes  are in foreclosure. 
 
America voted for change in  2006, and we got it! 
Remember  it's Congress that makes law not the President. He has to work with  what's handed to him.  
  
      
Quote  of the Day........"My  friends, we live in the greatest nation in the history of the  world.  I hope you'll join with me as we try to change  it." -- Barack Obama 
  
  
Part  2:
Taxes...
Whether  Democrat or a Republican you will find these statistics  enlightening and amazing.  
www.taxfoundation.org/publications/show/151.html    
Taxes under Clinton  1999                    Taxes  under Bush 2008  
Single making 30K - tax  $8,400            Single making 30K - tax $4,500 
Single  making 50K - tax  $14,000         Single  making 50K - tax $12,500 
Single  making 75K - tax  $23,250         Single  making 75K - tax $18,750 
Married  making 60K - tax $16,800        Married making 60K- tax $9,000 
Married  making 75K - tax $21,000        Married making 75K - tax $18,750 
Married  making 125K - tax $38,750     Married  making 125K - tax $31,250 
 
Both  democratic candidates will return to the higher tax  rates It is amazing how many  people that fall into the categories above think Bush is screwing them and Bill Clinton was the greatest President  ever. If Obama or Hillary are elected, they both say they will  repeal the Bush tax cuts and a good portion of the people that  fall into the categories above can't wait for it to happen.  This is like the movie The Sting with Paul Newman; you scam somebody out of some money and they don't even know what  happened.
 

PART  3:
Boy, am I  confused.  I have been hammered with the propaganda that  it  is  the Iraq war and the war on terror that is bankrupting us.  I now find  that to be RIDICULOUS.  You think  the war in Iraq is costing us too much?    Read  this:

I hope the  following 14 reasons are forwarded over and over  again  until  they are read so many times that the reader gets sick of reading  them.  I have included the URL's for verification of  all the following facts.

1.  $11 Billion to $22 billion is spent on welfare to  illegal aliens  each year by  state governments.     
Verify at:  http://tinyurl.com/zob77

2.  $2.2 Billion dollars a year is spent on food  assistance programs  such as food  stamps, WIC, and free school lunches for illegal   aliens.
Verify at:  http://www.cis..org/articles/2004/fiscalexec.html

3.  $2.5 Billion dollars a year is spent on Medicaid  for illegal aliens.
Verify at:  http://www.cis..org/articles/2004/fiscalexec.html

4.  $12 Billion dollars a year is spent on primary and secondary  school  education  for children here illegally and they cannot speak a word of English!
Verify at:   http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.0.html

5.  $17 Billion dollars a year is spent for education  for the   American-born  children of illegal aliens, known as anchor  babies.
 Verify at http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html
 
6.  $3  Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate  illegal aliens.
 Verify at:  http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html

7.  30%  percent of all Federal Prison inmates are illegal  aliens. 
Verify at:  http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html

8.  $90 Billion Dollars a year is spent on illegal aliens for Welfare  &  social  services by the American taxpayers. 
Verify  at: http://premium.cnn.com/TRANSCIPTS/0610/29/ldt.01.html

9 $200 Billion Dollars a year in suppressed American wages are  caused  by the  illegal aliens. 
Verify at:  http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html

10.   The illegal aliens in the United States have a crime  rate  that's two  and a half times that of white non-illegal aliens.  In particular, their children, are going to make a huge  additional crime problem in the US
Verify at:  http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0606/12/ldt.01.html
 
 11.  During the year of 2005 there were 4 to 10 MILLION illegal  aliens  that crossed  our Southern Border also, as many as 19,500 illegal aliens from Terrorist Countries.  Millions of pounds of drugs, cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana, crossed into the U. S from the Southern  border.
Verify at:  Homeland Security Report:  http://tinyurl.com/t9sht
 
 12.  The National Policy Institute, "estimated that the  total  cost of mass  deportation would be between $206 and $230 billion or an  average   cost of  between $41 and $46 billion annually over a  five year period."
  Verify at:   http://www.nationalpolicyinstitute.org/pdf/deportation.pdf

 13.  In  2006 illegal aliens sent home $45 BILLION in  remittances  back  to their countries of origin.
 Verify at: http://www.rense.com/general75/niht.htm

 14.  "The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration: Nearly One  Million  Sex Crimes  Committed by Illegal Immigrants In The United  States ."
 Verify at:  http://www.drdsk.com/articleshtml

   
The total  cost is a whopping $ 338.3 BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR. 
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