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May 27, 2014

How House Leadership and Obama Betrayed You

I told Congress to pass the Read the Bills Act via DownsizeDC.org's campaign.

 

Please do the same. You may borrow from or copy this letter…

 

Last week, the House rushed through the so-called USA FREEDOM Act (HR 3361). This Obama-brokered, 46-page version, has language so vague it can be interpreted to PRESERVE bulk collection of our private data.

 

The revised bill is so bad that HALF its original co-sponsors voted against it, while many in Congress who defended the NSA and condemned Edward Snowden voted FOR it!

 

It was introduced Tuesday, May 20, then passed only two days later.

 

I DO NOT CONSENT to this process!

 

If the Read the Bills Act was in force…

 

* the bill would have been read, verbatim, before a majority in Congress

* the public would have had seven days to read the bill and provide you with input

* YOU would have NO EXCUSES in passing bad or watered-down bills.

 

Keep this in mind…

 

If you vote for a bill you haven’t read, you are NOT representing me.

 

I know that.

 

YOU know that.

 

It's common sense.

 

If you want me to have any faith in this system of government…

 

PASS the Read the Bills Act

 

Your oath is to the Constitution, NOT to the Military Industrial Complex.

 

DO YOUR JOB!

 

–END OF LETTER–

 

Send your letter through DownsizeDC.org’s Educate the Powerful System.

 

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Thank you for your participation,

 

Jim Babka

President

DownsizeDC.org, Inc.  

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