Virginia’s Virgil Goode: Could this Man Cost Mitt Romney the Presidency?

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Rep. Virgil Goode speaks near the Washington Monument during a rally sponsored by the Minutemen Project,June 15, 2007 in Washington, DC.

Virgil Goode glides through the doors of a McDonald’s in Farmville, VA, at 11:52 am and instantly three construction workers in the back booth rise to their feet.  “I’ve been wanting to shake your hand a long time, sir,” says Jeremy Clay of nearby Evington, extending a hand to the former Congressman.  His buddy Jeremy Rawlings of Lynchburg does the same, and asks which line to sign on Goode’s petition to get on the presidential ballot. “If Obama gets re-elected, we’re all doomed,” Rawlings says as he scrawls his name. Goode asks in his Virginia drawl how business is faring. Two postal workers who have joined the group shake their heads—“We’re on the line,” one says. Goode asks about their families as they take photos on their cell phones. Then he orders a vanilla ice cream cone and heads down Main Street to gather more names.

Goode is running for president on the Constitution Party ticket, and his candidacy has Republicans sweating: Goode is pulling fully 9% of Virginia’s vote, according to a mid-July Public Policy Polling survey, leaving Obama ahead of Romney 49% to 35%. In a tight election where Virginia’s 13 electoral college votes could make or break the Romney’s candidacy, even 2% for Goode could pull enough Republicans away to hand the historically red state to Obama in November.

Goode could easily maintain at least a few percentage points in Virginia through the fall. He remains a popular local figure who served in the Virginia State Senate for 24 years and then then represented VA’s 5th district in the U.S. House until 2009. His platform is simple—he can recite it under 15 seconds. “One: balance the budget now, not later. Two: Get Americans jobs by ending illegal immigration and making legal immigration harder. Lastly: Impose term limits.”

It’s a message that appeals to many voters in rural, small-town Virginia. His Old Dominion charm is a break from a national race that can often seem impersonal. Goode remembers where his former constituents’ kids go to school, when their siblings moved to a nearby county, and how their family businesses have fared for the past two or three generations. He opens all his own doors—and all doors for his staffers—and makes sure that women enter first. He attends Pleasant Hill Methodist Church (though he’s Baptist) and spends his days on the trail at chicken festivals and gun shoots. To top it off, he narrowly missed giving a speech at a memorial dedication because he stopped en route to save a beagle who was hit by a truck—he even paid a passerby to drive the dog to the vet before he continued on his way.

Many supporters in Farmville support Goode for his conservative economics and social policies. He wants to eliminate foreign aid, issue a moratorium on 1.2 million green cards, and audit the Federal Reserve. For James Ailsworth, owner of Farmville’s Key’s Office Supply store, signing Goode’s ballot petition comes down to just one issue. “Which side of the check do your supporters sign? We’ve got a guy up there who signs the back side,” he says, referring to Obama and the national debt. Goode doesn’t miss a beat. “Front side.” Ailsworth grabs a pen: “I’ll sign.” A woman in the checkout line signed up because of Goode’s immigration positions–he doesn’t support automatic U.S. citizenship for children born of undocumented parents, saying that the policy misconstrues an amendment to the Constitution, and he believes that showing a birth or naturalization certificate should be required to receive social service benefits. “You’re like I am,” she says. “We take care of our own first.”

Beyond Virginia, Goode has his work cut out for him. The Richmond native has already made it onto the ballot in 17 states and aims to expand that number to 40. Only 477,000 Americans are known to be registered Constitution Party voters, according to records from their national headquarters (whose phone number happens to be 1-800-2-VETO-IRS). But that figure does not take into account states like Virginia, where voter registration by party is not required. Goode hopes to have some success in Pennsylvania, home state of his running mate, Jim Clymer. He’s also focusing on key swing states like Ohio, Florida and Missouri.

Goode readily admits his odds of winning the White House are long. He forgoes fundraisers and declines PAC donations, caps individual contributions at $200, and relies on just four staff members, only one of whom is full time. He says he’s lucky to raise $1,000/week. But that is his whole point. “If you want big money candidates, you’ve got two great ones running,” he says. “Maybe a day or two before the election, the American people will wake up and say, We’ve had enough.”

So, considering the close contest, does Goode see a vote for him as a vote for Obama? “No,” he says. “I’m taking votes away from Obama as well as Romney.” So far no one from the Romney camp has tried to dissuade him from running, Goode says. At least not yet. But one thing is for sure: Goode is almost guaranteed to be on Virginia’s ballot. He has already has collected 17,000 signatures, well beyond the 10,000 required by the state’s August 24 deadline. And if there’s one state where he can make a difference, it’s his own.

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kumaran
kumaran

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jeanocelot
jeanocelot

As a Marxist sympathizer and an Obama supporter (I know a lot of folks would say that those 2 attributes have a causal relationship), I applaud that Goode is giving rock-ribbed conservative voters a choice.

Godzilla1960
Godzilla1960

The uneducated or people who lie about their politic beliefs on the internet might see a causal relationship.  However, anyone who passed an 11th grade government class sees it as the blowhard hyperbole that it is.

jacobcrim
jacobcrim

The only person costing Mitt Romney the presidency is Mitt Romney himself. The only people who like him are the "Anybody But Obama" zombies who have no real allegiance or conscience. 

FreeEnterprise
FreeEnterprise

@jacobcrim The only people who would even think of voting for Obama are people that have zero morals, values, and intelligence.  It is amazing to see the number of people that have no idea that this man is killing the "American Dream."  He is holding hard working people back from trying to earn their way in this world.  Unlike yourself and other people like you (all of which have a very questionable amount of intelligence), there are still people in this world, in America, that want to work hard to become successful.  My guess is you are someone who has no idea what the person you are voting for represents.  I suggest you either start reading (or perhaps learn to read) to become more educated on your choices and opinions.  Furthermore, I urge you to research the terms socialism and free enterprise system (or capitalism) so you are able to get a good grasp on what these mean.  Once you have a better understanding of economic policies I hope you rethink your choices and come to the realization of your stupidity.  If by chance you decide you favor socialism, I hope that you at least have the decency to move to a socialist country so you do not bring down the great, hard working, morally driven, society our founding fathers created some 230 years ago.

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Jay Jefferson
Jay Jefferson

Virgil Goode's too extreme when it comes to the drug war. At least Chuck Baldwin was for making it a state issue back in '08.

Too many conservatives fail to realize this: there's nothing Constitutional about the drug war, PERIOD!

Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowell, William F. Buckley, Jr., Glenn Beck, Barry Goldwater, and Rev. Pat Robertson, among others, all agree on its failure. No one has to be Ron Paul to see the light on this issue.

Even Ronald Reagan had this to say about marijuana in 1979:

"If adults want to take such chances (using marijuana) that is their business."

If you're like me, and see Romney and Obama for what they are (two sides of the same statist coin), then vote for Gary Johnson, who at the very least has some name recognition and will be on the ballot in all 50 states.

bearded crank
bearded crank

I wonder if those postal workers understand that Republicans want to privatize the post office and slash hundreds of thousands of their jobs...

Jay Jefferson
Jay Jefferson

Wouldn't Fed Ex and other private companies then have more of a market to hire from, creating more jobs?

RomneyRyan2012
RomneyRyan2012

Obama-poodle Time spins and spins for David Axelrod...Virgil Goode was a Democrat, then a Republican, then lost his Congressional seat because he was too lazy to campaign...the seat is now back in Republican hands. No one will vote for him. 

Superstar Gov Bob McDonnell will win Virginia for the GOP, whether he is on the ticket or not, you moonbats.

wasklywabbit
wasklywabbit

 So you'd vote for the biggest moonbat in the state for VP?

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Tom Shallenberger
Tom Shallenberger

Who is Jeff White?  Never heard of the guy!  I'm not sure he knows what he is talking about!

NicHautamaki
NicHautamaki

Am I the only one who finds it ironic that the constitution party candidate with only a 15 second platform found room in there to argue changing the constitution by imposing term limits?

KittyKittyKit
KittyKittyKit

The thing I hate the most, is WASTING MY TIME reading an article, only to find DISQUS as the only means to respond in the end.   COMMUNIST / MARXIST CENSORS who BLOCK any truly AMERICAN ideas.   

KittyKittyKit
KittyKittyKit

Hey DISQUS MODERATOR, you posted my last post, which means NOTHING to you COMMUNIST / MARXIST BAS-- -- RDS!   But the Post  prior to that, which I have submitted TWICE, is BLOCKED and it has NOT ONE SINGLE DIROGERTORY WORD in it.  That shows what a REALLY EVIL website this is.  NO FREEDOM OF SPEECH UNLESS ITS USELESS DRIVEL.   Any substance, and it's BLOCKED.

sacredh
sacredh

Kitty, because of spambots in the past, if you posted anything that contained a dollar amount, you have to leave a space between the dollar sign and the amount. You also can't use the first name of Cheney. And lay off the caps.

KittyKittyKit
KittyKittyKit

GREAT POST,

I HAVE THE PERFECT ANSWER but it makes no difference, America's ASLEEP. Even the TeaParty Patriots are "sleepwalking". IT'S ALL OVER for America in less than 90 days. All because LAZY patriots won't read more than 4 lines of copy. I HAVE THE PERFECT ANSWER, but it makes no difference, America is asleep

WE HAVE TO STOP MARTIAL LAW COMING BEFORE THE END OF 2012

NEW CALL FOR NATIONAL EMPTY HOLSTER CAMPAIGN

By Patriot: Thom Raasio E-mail: thomraasio@yahoo.com

MARTIAL LAW is coming to America before the end of 2012.

September 6, 2012,Obama's Czars will present their comprehensive programs for how to control ALL COMMUNICATIONS during a National SECURITY Emergency or CRISIS.

Sounds like a good thing, right?? WRONG!!

Obama signed and E.O. (executive order) declaring a NATIONAL SECURITY EMERGENCY on June 25, 2012.

He will NEVER TERMINATE that order and he is RIGHT NOW, the defacto DICTATOR in America.

Juyly 6, 2012 he signed an E.O. taking control of ALL COMMUNICATIONS (commercial, government, and private sources) in the event of a CRISIS or a National SECURITY Emergency.

He gave his CZARS 60 days (til Sept. 6, 2012) to present their comprehensive plans to implement the controls.

They (the Obama MARXIST, MUSLIM administration) will shut down all Conservative Talk Radio, T.V., and Internet band width.

CONSERVATIVES will lose ALL manner of communication as he pulls of his COUP during the CRISIS in which he WILL declare MARTIAL LAW and he will NEVER rescind that order and becomes the PERMANENT DICTATOR over America............

UNLESS WE PRE-EMPT HIM.....and WE CAN DO IT.

Join us in the NATIONAL EMPTY HOLSTER CAMPAIGN!

As a show of UNITY and intent to stand together against any MARTIAL LAW or signing of the U.N. Arms Treaty (after the elections).

Wear them EVERYDAY in all public places between NOW and the end of 2012.

NO DICTATOR OR TYRANT can stand against a population that is fully armed.

EMPTY HOLSTERS ONLY unless, or until, they go for MARTIAL LAW.

Then we ALL step out together with our guns IN our holsters on DECEMBER 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EST.

The ONLY WAY we can know we are together NATIONWIDE is to put our EMPTY HOLSTERS ON NOW, and wear them in ALL PUBLIC PLACES.

That lets us tell each other we are together on this and we will NOT be alone if and when we are required to take action against these ANARCHIST who are in the process of completing their OVERTHROW of our U.S. Constitution and our 1st and 2nd Amendment RIGHTS.

STAND TOGETHER AMERICA, DO IT NOW, DO IT TODAY!

We have only a few days left to solidify our support for one another.

PLEASE, PUT YOUR EMPTY HOLSTERS ON TODAY!!! and keep them on and ready for the rest of the year.

This is our LAST CHANCE to communicate with each other. This is our LAST CHANCE to know what we're willing to do, together, because they WILL CUT OFF all our other means of communication.

Please, E-mail, Tweet, call, write , ANYWAY YOU CAN get this message ACROSS THE NATION NOW!

Apathy is NOT and option, STAND WITH US, we're standing with you.

God bless and save our country in this dark hour. God bless you, PATRIOTS, and God bless America.

THEN AND ONLY THEN WE CAN DO THIS!!

Give this a read, if you want to see a different and GREAT SOLUTION to our debt crisis.

AMERICA’S DEBT CANCELLATION

01.) CANCEL ALL DEBT, both PUBLIC and PRIVATE, for ALL legal American CITIZENS.

Result: ALL American citizens have ZERO debt.

02.) ACROSS THE BOARD REDUCTIONS: Using June 1, 2011 as the benchmark, REDUCE ALL salaries, wages, wholesale, and retail prices, by 90%Result:

ALL American citizens have ZERO debt and 1970’s wages and prices.

Examples: $300,000 House, today, is now only $30,000.00

$ 50,000 Car, today, is now only $ 5,000.00

$ 20 Per hour wage is now only $ 2.00

$ 8 Per hour wage is now only $ .80

America INSTANTLY becomes the most competitive market for manufacturing businesses to headquarter.

03.) ABOLISH THE IRS: All debt is forgiven, therefore there is no need for the IRS.

RESULT: Take home 100% of your paycheck.

04.) CAP ALL FEDERAL amp; STATE SPENDING by allowing a Maximum 3% Excise Tax to be added to all RETAIL purchases.

05.) ABOLISHED: ALL Federal and State Income and Property Taxes. (All DIRECT TAXES are UNCONSTITUTIONAL. 16th Amendment ABOLISHED)

06.) NGA20 / NATIONAL GRANT ACCOUNTS

America currently has a 15 TRILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT.

Approximately 80% of American Citizens are 20 years of age and older.

Give each CITIZEN, 20 years of age and older, $50,000 in their own digital NATIONAL GRANT ACCOUNT, and cancel immediately ALL OTHER TAX PAYER FUNDED PROGRAMS.

That’s $50,000 x approx. 253 millioncitizens, = $12 trillion, 650 billion dollars.

That’s an immediate savings of almost 2 ½ trillion dollars, and the POOREST CITIZENS in the nation will each have $50,000 in their own NGA20 account.

The NGA20 Accounts Program is a TAPERING BENEFIT PROGRAM that reaches TOTAL SUNSET at the end of 20 years. (2033)

Babies born to LEGAL American Citizens in the year 2013 will have $2500 per year credited to their NGA20 accounts each year til age 20 when the TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT of $50,000 is reached.

The TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT reduces by $2500 for the babies born in each of the following 20 years.

the babies born in 2014, to $47,500.

the babies born in 2015, to $45,000.

the babies born in 2016, to $42,500.

the babies born in 2017, to $40,000.

the babies born in 2018, to $37,500.

the babies born in 2019, to $35,000.

the babies born in 2020, to $32,500.

the babies born in 2021, to $30,000.

the babies born in 2022, to $27,500.

the babies born in 2023, to $25,000.

the babies born in 2024, to $22,500.

the babies born in 2025, to $20,000.

the babies born in 2026, to $17,500.

the babies born in 2027, to $15,000.

the babies born in 2028, to $12,500.

the babies born in 2029, to $10,000.

the babies born in 2030, to $7,500.

the babies born in 2031, to $ 5,000.

the babies born in 2032, to $ 2,500.

The TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT reduces by $1000 for the babies born in 2033, and after to $1,500.

Thus giving the nation 20 years to recover from the staggering monetary policies of the last 100 years and enable us to return our nation to its FREEDOM to create jobs without the detrimental intervention of GOVERNMENT regulations, while still offering EVERY American Citizen, age 20, a BOOST in their first year of being out on their own.

ALL OTHER TAX-PAYER (GOVERNMENT) FUNDED BENEFIT PROGRAMS ARE TERMINATED, ABOLISHED, AND MADE EXTINCT FOREVER.

Expanding entitlement programs are the ARCH ENEMY of CAPITALISM which is the WORKING ENGINE for the American ideology and way of life.

EACH CITIZEN, will be solely responsible to take care of themselves and their own families, and to be allowed to choose freely to help others in need during times of emergency or hardship, without being coerced by the government through taxation, or government programs, to support things we are personally against for one reason or another.

ANYONE FORCED OR COMPELLED through regulation to GIVE, is being TAXED. They are NOT “Investing”, as the government call it. Investing is a FREE WILL exercise of ones OWN prerogative to take a risk based on what they deem to be a satisfying return on that investment; whether it be zero because it is for charity, or a windfall gain because they happened to take the risk at an opportune time.

This shuts up the Occupy Wall Street crowd because NOW they've got nothing to cry about. Their debts are ZERO and they have a jillion jobs available in a new market with near zero government intervention.

The DEMOCRATS love it and HATE it at the same time because the U.S. Treasury provides all the NGA20 Accounts, which buys into their theory that enough government money will cure all things, but literally abolishes the need for ANY existing government bureaucracies which kicks them to the curb and makes them have to get out into the community and get real jobs.

The Constitutional Conservatives are HAPPY because the IRS is abolished along with the DIRECT taxes that were imposed against the Constitution (income and property taxes).

Also, the government is NOW PERMANENTLY CAPPED at 3% for both Federal and State spending and NO NEED for entitlement programs.

We also get rid of all those SEIU type retirement benefit for public employees which is the cause of the destruction of nearly every State and Local budget.

ALL OF THIS is accomplished with EXECUTIVE ORDERS.....only these orders FREE THE NATION while OBAMA'S entraps and enslaves the nation.

It can ONLY be accomplished with E.O.s by a TRUSTED CONSTITUTIONALIST.ANY CONSERVATIVE can run for President and do this.

I DON'T WANT TO BE THE PRESIDENT, but if no one else will stand up and do this, I WILL.

Just write my name, THOMAS J. RAASIO in for president on November 6, 2012.

KittyKittyKit
KittyKittyKit

Grow up. sacredh......freedom of speech, freedom of the press or what is allowed to be written EVEN IF IT IS IN CAPS FOR EMPHASIS. If you feel yelled at, then maybe you need to see a counsellor or something.

KittyKittyKit
KittyKittyKit

ROMNEY, GOODE,  WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE??  Oh, Goode is a CAREER POLITICIAN and Romney's NOT!!   

All you're doing is reassuring the re-election of OBAMA.....another CAREER POLITICIAN.

You like Goode because he kisses your babies and knows your children's names.....sucker.

KittyKittyKit
KittyKittyKit

AMERICA’S DEBT CANCELLATION

01.)  CANCEL ALL DEBT, both PUBLIC and PRIVATE, for ALL legal American CITIZENS.

Result:  ALL American citizens have ZERO debt.

02.)   ACROSS THE BOARD REDUCTIONS: Using June 1, 2011 as the benchmark, REDUCE ALL salaries, wages, wholesale, and retail prices, by 90%

Result:  ALL American citizens have ZERO debt and 1970’s wages and prices.

Examples:   $300,000  House, today,   is now only     $30,000.00                    $  50,000  Car,      today,   is now only     $  5,000.00                    $         20  Per hour wage  is now only     $         2.00                    $           8  Per hour wage  is now only     $           .80

America INSTANTLY becomes the most competitive market for manufacturing businesses to headquarter.

03.)  ABOLISH THE IRS:  All debt is forgiven, therefore there is no need for the IRS.RESULT:  Take home 100% of your paycheck.

04.)  CAP ALL FEDERAL amp; STATE SPENDING by allowing a Maximum 3% Excise Tax to be added to all RETAIL purchases.

05.)  ABOLISHED:  ALL Federal and State Income and Property Taxes.  (All DIRECT TAXES are UNCONSTITUTIONAL. 16th Amendment ABOLISHED)

HERE'S THE KICKER, AMERICA. WE CAN DO THIS!

06.)   NGA20 / NATIONAL GRANT ACCOUNTS

America currently has a 15 TRILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT.

Approximately 80% of American Citizens are 20 years of age and older.

Give each CITIZEN, 20 years of age and older, $50,000 in their own  digital NATIONAL GRANT ACCOUNT, and cancel immediately ALL OTHER TAX PAYER FUNDED PROGRAMS. 

That’s $50,000 x approx. 253 millioncitizens, = $12 trillion, 650 billion dollars.  An IMMEDIATE 2.5 Trillion dollars in REDUCTION of our 15 trillion debt.  PLUS   ALL OF THE MONEY is in the American Taxpayers POCKET, not the governments!

The NGA20 Accounts Program is a TAPERING BENEFIT PROGRAM that reaches TOTAL SUNSET at the end of 20 years. (2033)

Babies born to LEGAL American Citizens in the year 2013 will have $2500 per year credited to their NGA20 accounts each year til age 20 when the TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT of $50,000 is reached.

The  TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT reduces by $2500 for the babies born in each of the following 20 years.

the babies born in 2014, to $47,500.the babies born in 2015, to $45,000.the babies born in 2016, to $42,500.the babies born in 2017, to $40,000.the babies born in 2018, to $37,500.the babies born in 2019, to $35,000.the babies born in 2020, to $32,500.the babies born in 2021, to $30,000.the babies born in 2022, to $27,500.the babies born in 2023, to $25,000.the babies born in 2024, to $22,500.the babies born in 2025, to $20,000.the babies born in 2026, to $17,500.the babies born in 2027, to $15,000.the babies born in 2028, to $12,500.the babies born in 2029, to $10,000.the babies born in 2030, to $7,500.the babies born in 2031, to $5,000.the babies born in 2032, to $2,500.

The TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT reduces by $1000 for the babies born in 2033, and after to $1,500.

Thus giving the nation 20 years to recover from the staggering monetary policies of the last 100 years and enable us to return our nation to its FREEDOM to create jobs without the detrimental intervention of GOVERNMENT regulations, while still offering EVERY American Citizen, age 20 and older, a BOOST in their first year of being out on their own.

ALL OTHER TAX-PAYER (GOVERNMENT) FUNDED BENEFIT PROGRAMS ARE TERMINATED, ABOLISHED, AND MADE EXTINCT FOREVER.

Any President can do this through Executive Orders.

I DO NOT WANT TO BE PRESIDENT, but if no one else will step up and do this for the country, I WILL.    Just write in THOMAS J. RAASIO on your ballot in November.

KittyKittyKit
KittyKittyKit

Are you people NUTS!!   Where is this guy any different than Romney???

You want a DIFFERENCE, read this.  THIS IS A GAME CHANGER!!

AMERICA’S DEBT CANCELLATION

01.)  CANCEL ALL DEBT, both PUBLIC and PRIVATE, for ALL legal American CITIZENS.

Result:  ALL American citizens have ZERO debt.

02.)   ACROSS THE BOARD REDUCTIONS: Using June 1, 2011 as the benchmark, REDUCE ALL salaries, wages, wholesale, and retail prices, by 90%

Result:  ALL American citizens have ZERO debt and 1970’s wages and prices.

Examples:   $300,000  House, today,   is now only     $30,000.00                    $  50,000  Car,      today,   is now only     $  5,000.00                    $         20  Per hour wage  is now only     $         2.00                    $           8  Per hour wage  is now only     $           .80

America INSTANTLY becomes the most competitive market for manufacturing

businesses to headquarter.

03.)  ABOLISH THE IRS:  All debt is forgiven, therefore there is no need for the IRS.RESULT:  Take home 100% of your paycheck.

04.)  CAP ALL FEDERAL amp; STATE SPENDING by allowing a Maximum 3% Excise Tax to be added to all RETAIL purchases.

05.)  ABOLISHED:  ALL Federal and State Income and Property Taxes.  (All DIRECT TAXES are UNCONSTITUTIONAL. 16th Amendment ABOLISHED)

HERE'S THE KICKER, AMERICA!

06.)   NGA20 / NATIONAL GRANT ACCOUNTS

America currently has a 15 TRILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT.

Approximately 80% of American Citizens are 20 years of age and older.

Give each CITIZEN, 20 years of age and older, $50,000 in their own  digital NATIONAL GRANT ACCOUNT, and cancel immediately ALL OTHER TAX PAYER FUNDED PROGRAMS. 

 

That’s $50,000 x approx. 253 millioncitizens, = $12 trillion, 650 billion dollars.  An IMMEDIATE savings of 2.5 TRILLION dollars, PLUS ALL THE MONEY is in the American Taxpayers POCKET NOW!  

The NGA20 Accounts Program is a TAPERING BENEFIT PROGRAM that reaches TOTAL SUNSET at the end of 20 years. (2033)

Babies born to LEGAL American Citizens in the year 2013 will have $2500 per year credited to their NGA20 accounts each year til age 20 when the TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT of $50,000 is reached.

The  TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT reduces by $2500 for the babies born in each of the following 20 years.

the babies born in 2014, to $47,500.the babies born in 2015, to $45,000.the babies born in 2016, to $42,500.the babies born in 2017, to $40,000.the babies born in 2018, to $37,500.the babies born in 2019, to $35,000.the babies born in 2020, to $32,500.the babies born in 2021, to $30,000.the babies born in 2022, to $27,500.the babies born in 2023, to $25,000.the babies born in 2024, to $22,500.the babies born in 2025, to $20,000.the babies born in 2026, to $17,500.the babies born in 2027, to $15,000.the babies born in 2028, to $12,500.the babies born in 2029, to $10,000.the babies born in 2030, to $7,500.the babies born in 2031, to $5,000.the babies born in 2032, to $2,500.

The TOTAL BENEFIT AMOUNT reduces by $1000 for the babies born in 2033, and after, to $1,500.

Thus giving the nation 20 years to recover from the staggering monetary policies of the last 100 years and enable us to return our nation to its FREEDOM to create jobs without the detrimental intervention of GOVERNMENT regulations, while still offering EVERY American Citizen, age 20 and older, a BOOST in their first year of being out on their own.

ALL OTHER TAX-PAYER (GOVERNMENT) FUNDED BENEFIT PROGRAMS ARE TERMINATED, ABOLISHED, AND MADE EXTINCT FOREVER.

ANY PRESIDENT CAN DO THIS THROUGH EXECUTIVE ORDERS,

I DON'T WANT TO BE PRESIDENT, but if no one else will do this, I WILL.   Just write my name in on your ballot in November.    Thomas J. Raasio

JDinHouston
JDinHouston

Finally... a Goode conservative to vote for

Jay Jefferson
Jay Jefferson

Come on, he's an extremist on the drug war, which is NOT the least bit conservative.  At least Chuck Baldwin was for making it a states' rights issue back in '08.  Behind  North Korea and Red China, we have the highest incarceration rate in the world, most of it merely for non-violent pot possession. And Virgil "Goode" says he wants "tougher drug laws?" What's so Constitutional about that? Go ahead, make my day and enlighten me. Why should pot stay illegal?

Please explain why Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowell, William F. Buckley, Jr., Glenn Beck, Barry Goldwater, Bruce Fein, and Rev. Pat Robertson, among other conservatives, are all full of crap for denouncing this Wilsonian drug war? How was Bill Buckley, who practically founded modern conservatism, an idiot for calling out the drug war as a "legal equivalent of a My Lai massacre?" No one has to be Ron Paul to see the light on this issue. Like cigarettes, if drugs are legal, less people will use them and less worse ones will exist. How many people smoked 10 years ago compared to today? As Friedman once explained, crack cocaine was invented because cocaine's illegality made that drug expensive. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... 

Think supply and demand. Prohibition of alcohol caused a higher demand for the goods for the thrill of breaking the law. Believe me, my grandpa and his uncle were rumrunners. As a boy, he even made deliveries to the local police chief. Talk about corruption that prohibition invites.......

Even Ronald Reagan had this to say about marijuana in 1979:

"If adults want to take such chances (using marijuana) that is their business."

We should at least start with regulating and taxing pot, and then states should be free to see how far society should go in decriminalization. It'll seriously devastate cartel profits (70% pot alone), will be harder for kids to get,  and will make prices much cheaper than anything cartels could offer, even if taxed. If you wanted a six pack of beer, would you buy from the corner 7-11 safely or look for some low life thug with a gun in a back alley? See any alcohol dealers lately?

But aside from the drug issue, Virgil's still not so Goode. He's more of a career politician than Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are.

If you're like me, and see Romney and Obama for what they are (two sides of the same statist coin), then vote for Gary Johnson, who at the very least has some name recognition and will be on the ballot in all 50 states.

Rene Mardis
Rene Mardis

go blow smoke and eat a browie with your jailbird friends

Jay Jefferson
Jay Jefferson

Should William F. Buckley, Milton Friedman, and Rev. Pat Robertson be imprisoned too? Have you ever drank alcohol in your life?

Brad Arnold
Brad Arnold

These people are so concerned about how the pie is divided, and are very zenophobic about who ought to be allowed to join the meal, when the best strategy is to make the economic pie bigger so everyone is welcome at the table.  Instead of running on a platform of scarcity, try running on a platform of abundance by pushing LENR:

"A volume about the size of a #2 pencil eraser of water provides as much energy as two 48-gallon drums of gasoline. That is 355,000 times the amount of energy per volume – five orders of magnitude." ( http://oilprice.com/Energy/Ene... ).This phenomenon (LENR) has been confirmed in hundreds of published scientific papers: http://lenr-canr.org/acrobat/R..."Over 2 decades with over 100 experiments worldwide indicate LENR is real, much greater than chemical..." --Dennis M. Bushnell, Chief Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center"Total replacement of fossil fuels for everything but synthetic organic chemistry." --Dr. Joseph M. Zawodny, NASABy the way, here is a survey of all the companies that are bringing LENR to commercialization: http://www.cleantechblog.com/2...

Ohiolib
Ohiolib

I rather doubt you are a mensa member when you miss-spell "xenophobic"

deconstructiva
deconstructiva

Maybe he's fearful of Zeno and the famous paradoxes, or similarly afraid of motion and manipulating space and time.

TimothyLoftin
TimothyLoftin

I,  an Obama-voting  Democrat, would like to see the TeaParty take one state from top to bottom, every office.  Lots of claims are made about how this or that will solve all our problems.  It might be instructive to see someone put it to a fair test, warts and all, to see how those ideas work in real life.  Who knows, the state might NOT implode!

Jay Jefferson
Jay Jefferson

It won't. How're California, Detroit, and other libtard areas doing right now compared to Texas and Florida?

TimothyLoftin
TimothyLoftin

It's risky to draw conclusions from your examples.  All of them seem to be holding their own, no implosions, no melt downs.  I suspect that a viable community of any size can be sustained with a mixture of libtards and teatards, each restraining the excesses of the other.  The question is, how would a community teatards fare without libtards available to fill in their cultural blindspots (and vise versa)

Jay Jefferson
Jay Jefferson

How're former Soviet bloc countries, like Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine faring without communism?

sacredh
sacredh

That would be interesting, but PLEASE God, not my state.

aurum79
aurum79

Virgil Goode is Elmer Gantry of 2012.   When are these nitwits going to stop being frightened into voting against their own self-interest?    Citizens, lock up your daughters!

James White
James White

He is on the ballot in Tennessee ! As the Constitution Party !

James White
James White

The Constitution Party is the 1st party. GO GOODE ! ! !

 

Benevolent Lawyer
Benevolent Lawyer

Spare us the FAUX news stories like this pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.

This guy is a go no where GHOST. He aint gonna win squat and he aint costing Romney NADA. Kapeesh?  :)

He will be quickly suffocated by the Billionaire cabal of Romney and the Republican establishment choreographing his election. These angry old men will not allow some unknown clown to jeopardize Romney's chances.

These old angry establishment folks forced Romney down our throats in the party.  And the only marketing they are doing, at least for registered Republicans, is that we should vote for Romney because we need Obama out.  I bet they wonder if they should have put Huntsman as the candidate now. Romney is a very difficult sell. He is dry and awkward, and just appears disconnected, rich and entitled.

Don't ask me what the deal is with Romney because I do not know. Perot was a billionaire and I supported him. He was real, enthusiastic and down to earth. Romney? I dunno what the deal is here.

Be that as it may... awkward, no plan, turn coater to liberal views etc. .. we know money will decide the elections, not likeability. And the billionaires can do things to make the economy quiver.  Yes they CAN... *At this point, feel free to put on all aluminum hats and start the *aliens among us chant*..  

 This is a high voltage story but it is sensationalism at its best. This man is barely a drop in the challenge to a Romney election.

http://blackrepublicanandmywor...

Wayne Hillicoss
Wayne Hillicoss

For those of you arguing the national debt figures (not budget deficit...*debt*) then please refer to this website.  It is out of control, and has been for some time (that means *before* President Obama took office as well...).

IMO, both sides stink and they are asleep at the wheel.  For those who are so inclined, enjoy your spirited debate over which stinks more:  the excrement of the donkey or the feces of the elephant.

http://www.treasurydirect.gov/...

Scotty_A
Scotty_A

Given how pathetic Romney is, I think Virgil will make a positive impact. People don't like voting for a rich banker without any leadership skills, who sends jobs overseas, and who is not serious about deficit reduction. Romney is not a real alternative to Obama.

Jay Jefferson
Jay Jefferson

But neither is Virgil Goode. He's more of a career politician than Obama and Romney combined, and he's also an extremist on the drug war, which is NOT conservative in the slightest. Bill Buckley, Milton Friedman, Glenn Beck, Rev. Pat Robertson, Bob Barr, the Pauls, the Goldwaters, Michael Reagan, Sarah Palin, Bruce Fein, and a growing number of conservatives all agree on its absolute failure and see its need to be ended. At least Chuck Baldwin supported states' rights on the issue in '08.

Check out Gary Johnson on the Libertarian ticket. He's no anarchist radical libertarian. He's more like Ron Paul on domestic issues and Bob Barr on the foreign front.

Johnson's also got some degree of name recognition, is polling just over 5%, support is growing nationally, and he's polling as high as 13% in some states! That's more of the American vote than Ross Perot won in 1996.

Scott
Scott

Kinda like Obama sending stimulus money overseas?  Familiar with the 7 bankrupt "green" companies that took the money and only the executives walked away with any cash?  How about Apple building the iPads in China with sweatshop labor?  How about not building the Keystone Pipeline so we have to continue to rely on the middle east for oil?  

Romney isn't perfect, but you can't say he isn't a leader.  The dude's company built Staples.  Pretty sure that employs people you know.  Stop reading the headlines of the Washington Post without being a critical thinker and research the fact that they may be trying to deceive you.

jstsyn
jstsyn

 Research the fact? Like implying the Keystone Pipeline will supply America with oil? It is destined for foreign countries, not the U.S. Fact.

ARTraveler
ARTraveler

Wow, lots of accusations.  Twenty-six companies got grants to try "green" approaches to new products.  Six failed.  Probably a better success rate that your luck being bought by Mittens and having your company survive.  Apple is a private corporation and the government doesn't tell them where to mnake products although people can point out that they are using slave labor but then so are a lot of US corporations who don't seem to give a damn.  That isn't a presidential issue-it is a capitalism issue and the fact that the current group of leaders are just flat out greedy.  Keystone-build a pipeline across the US to send Canadian oil to China.  The fact that the pipeline goes to a duty-free port is an indication that the US won't see any of that oil which, BTW, is now producing oil that the US does get.  Thus, Keystone reduces the availability of the US to be self-supporting by taking a refinery out of the US production scheme,  We get any dirty spills and the contamination and a Canadian corporation makes the money.  Not even the Canadians want the tar sand petroleum crossing to the Pacific Coast.  Start reading and turn off FAUX-all lies all the time!

Tom Piper
Tom Piper

 The problem with your Youtube link is that you blame Obama but Congress is the problem.

As for Staples - Romney invested a total of $250 thousand in the 1st store only. Neither he or Bain had much of anything to do with the company's growth to where it is today.

As for the Keystone pipeline - I hope it never gets built because this pipeline will carry oil  from oil sands out of Canada which can't be refined by just any refinery. The oil will not be meant for U.S. consumption and we will expose the largest water aquifer to a company who's pipeline leaks have already destroyed one river in Michigan.

Obama has nothing to do with where Apple produces its products.

jsfox
jsfox

There is so much wrong here it is hard to know where to begin. There has been one bankrupt green company and that was for reasons beyond anybody's control. Even so solyandra's panel tech is still considered some of the most innovative.

What stimulus money went overseas, please put a link.

Bain invested in Staples and had little or nothing to do with it's growth and Romney certainly didn't. Finally CEOs do not necessarily make good leaders with the invironment of government. Can you say Hoover? And Romney's record as governor does not speak well of his leadership qualities.

jsfox
jsfox

First thank you for the link. Next you will notice that the problem stems from Congress not so much Obama and the way they wrote law. And since this story came out the last bit about the West Texas wind project has changed dramatically.

http://www.technologyreview.co...

Next I am not sure what The martin Luther King memorial has to do with anything since the land was granted to the memorial before Obama took office and the funding for it was entirely through donations and again was completed before Obama took office.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M...

Scott
Scott

Here is your link...from right wing news agency Fox... oh wait, it is actually ABC.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... 

We sent money to China too.  We also outsourced the Martin Luther King Memorial in DC to...drum roll... wait for it.... China.

LiberalLies2012
LiberalLies2012

Obambi will be lucky to get 40 percent of the vote

StanleyCupp
StanleyCupp

 Sounds about right for whoever  this Obambi is, but, President Obama will probably get about 52%.