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As if we need more proof that "We the People" have zero say and impact on national politics, it was again slammed in our faces.

We told the politicians in November we are tired of the ways things are going and we want it to stop.

How did they respond?

They passed a 1.1 trillion budget and gave up all the possible points of strength they could have negotiated from.

We told them since then that we wanted the person most responsible for leading that surrender replaced.

How did they respond?

The reelected him for another two years.

60 percent of us at a minimum, (I think it is higher than that) wanted boehner gone.

If ANYONE needed ANY proof  we no longer matter in national politics you should finally have your definitive answer.

We are merely the ruled. The source for the money to keep the RULERS in power and comfortable. The SERFS!

I we ever needed any more evidence of what I have been saying, that our only option is to withdraw, we now have that evidence.

We must withdraw.

Withdraw consent to be governed by these people.

Withdraw our monies and our energies that support them and keep them in power.

Withdraw our support for companies that support them. Deal with local companies. Even if it costs more in the short term it will save you money in the long term.

Take any support you might have given to ANY national politician and place it will local and State candidates. Get to know them. Make them your focus.

The representative American Republic is dead. Not dying. DEAD! Waste no more resources in that area.

At this point, if we do not strengthen our State and local governments they will not be able to withstand the onslaught of what is coming.

The States are the only thing standing between us and the federal juggernaut.

That, after, all is how this Country was created and designed to be. In order of importance it was supposed to be the people, the State, and lastly the federal government. The States were always intended to be the intermediary between us and the federal government.

It is time we force our State governments to take up that position and do their job. They operate from a position of strength, even if they don't currently believe it or accept it.

If the States do not or will not stand up for us, then we are left with only one option, to stand for ourselves.

We should at least make the attempt to get our States to stand for us. Some of us might be successful and if so others will follow.

I feel time is short though. There are so many things that could bring all this down around our ears very quickly. Fortunately, any progress we can make in our States will help us when things do collapse since the States are closer to us.

So,bottom line? Write off national politics and go local.

What is YOUR line in the sand?

Have you ever considered that? Have you given any thought to what it would take for you to say, that's it, no more, this stops here and now?

I see lots of people in the streets for various reasons. Cops killing people and exerting too much power. Racism, real or imagined. Too many taxes. Too much government. The list goes on and on.

With all that and more, have you ever personally thought about your line in the sand?

I have many times. Yes, as many of us who have, unfortunately that line has also moved many times. So in that respect, it wasn't truly that definite line in the sand was it.

It's not easy to pick that point and then hold to it. Things change and so do we. However, if we change too much, then do we become something we never intended and don't want to be? Sort of like the old story of how to boil a frog. If you raise the temperature gradually the frog supposedly won't jump out of the pot.

That is exactly what government, especially ones in the western world, bet on. That they can subject you to the "new normals" so gradually, you won't jump out of the pot and make trouble for them. They use all those nice politically correct terms that are easy on the ears and fool you into submission over time. Illegal is no longer means illegal. Illegal has such a harsh sound to it you know.

Unconstitutional no longer means breaking the national rule of law. It's merely something those radical people say when they don't like something that is good for them like abortion, wealth redistribution, illegal amnesty, and forcing us to buy a product we don't want being force on them for their own good. We, the government and liberals, DO know what's good for you after all.

The the recent budget fiasco, we even saw republican senators refusing to stand up for the Constitution when directly confronted with a vote about the VERY unconstitutional actions of the executive branch of our government. They even criticized Ted Cruz for even bringing it up. How dare he do something so foolish as standing up for the Constitution and asking them to do the same.

Do you see the lunacy? The total insanity and lawlessness of our government! Dare I say, the unconstitutionality of our government!

When a representative or senator cannot stand up and raise the question of constitutionality of the actions being taken by ANYONE in government don't you think that should make you think about where you should draw your line in the sand?

So again I ask, what point it enough for you? When do you rise up and say "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it any more?"

I personally have reached that point. We each will reach it at differing times. We also each will react in different ways.

How we react is less important than the point that we DO react. We MUST each do something when we reach our line in the sand.

So what will you do? When will you start?

I ask each of you to use your common sense. Use the Founding Documents as a guide. Search your hearts and minds and yes, most definitely, pray.

Many of the Founders would have done just those same things.

Should we do any less?

Then take action. We've already been asleep way to long.

Well, if anyone had any questions about the true aspirations of the republican party they got their answer today.

We, the voters, told those idiots what we wanted in the November election. We told them that we are tired of what has been going on there. We told them we wanted it to stop.

What do the republicans do?

They immediately give up all their power for the next year. They give the pResident everything he wants and totally tie their own hands. Idiots! Stupidity to the MAX!

As far as I'm concerned the republican party is dead, finished. The only possible way to keep any support now would be a revolution and replacement of the entire leadership of the party. We all know that will never happen though because all any of them are concern about is keeping their precious jobs and power. The few good ones, and there are VERY few, are so overwhelmed by the idiots so as to be totally ineffective and useless. That, of course, gives the democrats exactly what they want. Zero competition. Zero push back. Zero resistance.

I for one am done with them. From this point forward, I will never again look for an R or D. I'll look for the person. I've always mainly done this in the past but many times I did vote R because of the platform being closest to my beliefs. No more. They stand for nothing. They have no values. They have no standards. Most of all they have no backbone.

There was almost a third of the republican house that did not support this bill.

I say that those people should immediately start their own party and withdraw from the now defunct republican party before it takes them down with it. Or was that the democrat party? Darn, it sure is hard to tell them apart these days. That's because THERE IS NOT DIFFERENCE!! They are one in the same.

I would 100% support a third party against these idiots. But that will never happen either. Too many of them would loss their jobs and power and that is their ONLY reason for being there.

Guess you can tell, I'm pissed off. I'm sick of this crap but unfortunately I'm not surprised. I knew this would happen. I even predicted it to my friends and relatives. I had no doubt that Boehner and McConnell would sell the Country out. I knew they had no intention of doing anything to change the status quo and they never will because they are as much a part of the problem as obama.

They, in fact, are the poster kids for everything that is wrong in washington. Power hungry, self centered, and egotistical. Looking out only for themselves and their power.

This proves we have exhausted the option of using the ballot box to make changes. When you put a party in power and they immediately give away one of, it not their only, power to illicit change, how could anyone feel anything except anger and betrayal.

When I think about how stupid this was, it just boggles my mind. How could anyone in leadership truly justify this except by saying they never had any intention of fighting obama and the liberals in any shape or form. That can be the only explanation.

Oh wow they are going to fight with DHS in March, big deal. We'll give up 99% to fight over 1%. Good logic and common sense they folks. NOT!

I'm done, but even more so, the republican party and it's leadership is done.