JANUARY 15, 2012
followed the advertised meeting questions with the exception of an
This new subject was a direct response to an
item received that
started with the following
“I simply do
not agree with what you are trying to do.” The remainder of the
opinion] dealt with many items that constitute a basis for a political
but never returned to the conclusion related to what you are trying to
discussion segment focused on the DARKE T.E.A. PATRIOTS MISSION
has been our public policy since about April 2010. A copy of our
Statement and the supporting basic policy statement is available if you
it. The conclusion of this part of the program [again my opinion] was
simple; the FACTS related to “what you are trying to do” are readily
TO WORK TO
IMPEACH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL? A very significant question was asked
which Attorney General are we to evaluate?
The Federal Attorney General Eric Holder was
the intended focus of this
issues that are factors in firing/impeachment are:
charges against the black brotherhood in Philadelphia for intimidating
the Mexican Government to sue the State of Arizona.
3. Lying to
the Senatorial Committee regarding FAST AND FURIOUS.
Fast and Furious is a major blunder.
Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and
Grassley (R-Iowa) have held and will continue with hearings into the
but we now have two dead federal law enforcement agents and several
dead innocent Mexican citizens as a result of the DOJ actions.
Holder, Attorney General, publically
calls the US “a nation of cowards” for supposedly not addressing race
to his level of satisfaction.
Holder, US Attorney General, vows to
reinstate the “assault weapon” ban, even while 65 House Democrats wrote
opposition to such a ban.
Holder, US Attorney General, stating the disposition of captured Somali
is “the possibility is that we would release him into this country.”
ACTION NOW TO HAVE A BALANCED BUDGET? During this discussion, the
United States Military bases domestically and overseas was discussed. In January
2011 an estimate of 737 bases was published. But a recent article in
Sense states that there are 1077 bases but just maybe there are more or
According to the Military Travel Zone data base there are 387 military
the United States and 133 military bases overseas. According to The
Zone Information about US Military Installations there are seventy (70)
overseas bases and two hundred seven (207)
bases in the US. This subject was discussed
because of a comment
regarding Ron Paul returning all service personnel to the United States.
conclusion of this segment was that if the current elected officials
improve their financial position and/or their political position
addressing this issue [an essential ingredient in the 2010 elections]
NOTHING will happen.
INITIATIVE HERE TO REQUIRE PASSING A DRUG TEST BEFORE RECEIVING
was the basis for a heated discussion. The overwhelming majority
anyone who receives money or services from the US Government /
be subject to the consistent and random simple act of drug testing.
STAND REGARDING SCHOOL DEBT IN DARKE COUNTY??
The period began with a summery of the
financial five year forecast for
all schools in Darke County. The conclusion rapidly reached was that
boards must make public their position regarding operating in the red
a debt position as soon as 2013.
PETITION TO THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO REDUCE COUNTY SALES TAX??? The
fact that the
County Commissioners in
Office a few years ago made a promise to end the ½% additional sales
either one or one and ½ years was discussed and the fact that this
not been keep. In fact some of the funds from this sales tax are being
offset current salaries. The question of “What can we do??” was not
comment. The small group that
attended actively participated and they represented many Darke County
Communities, both major parties, veterans, senior citizens and elected
officials. We need greater representation/more attendees at
the next meeting on
Sunday February 11, 2012 at the Lighthouse Christian Center at 3:00
CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!