Jeopardy: Political Promises

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen has signed the NO TAX PLEDGE, demanded by Grover Norquist, the right-wing GOP lobbyist/power broker.

Politics for $100: A disgraced GOP lobbyist who served forty-three months in prison for mail fraud, conspiracy to bribe public officials, and tax evasion stemming from an Indian casino scandal.

Answer: Who is Jack Abramoffhttp://bit.ly/NhVi7X

Politics for $200: A GOP lobbyist/power broker, and close colleague of Jack Abramoff, who once said, "I don’t want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub."

Answer: Who is Grover Norquist? http://lat.ms/cwg6zs

Politics for $300. On Sunday, August 19, 2012, Grover Norquist labeled this former GOP President "a liar" for breaking his promise not to raise taxes.

Answer: Who is President George H.W. Bushhttp://huff.to/RsXPDG

Politics for $400. The Examiner political analyst who responded to Grover Norquist’s August 19, 2012 attack on former President George H.W. Bush, with the following: "As it stands today, Republicans must demonstrate their undying loyalty to Norquist, not to the US Constitution and certainly not to the American people."

Answer: Who is John M. Curtishttp://exm.nr/Ndphhd

Politics for: Our Future. The New Jersey Congressman who signed Grover Norquist’s No Tax Pledge thereby violating the solemn oath he made to every person who lives in the 11th District.

Answer: Who is Rodney Frelinghuysenhttp://bit.ly/inrQ2G

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Adam Kraemer August 28, 2012 at 10:17 PM
Mr. Arvanites: What is your plan to make a America fiscaly sound and prosperous? I am much more interested in what you have to say and what positive ideas you will bring to Congress as oposed to your putting down your oponent. Yes I am a Republican and yes I like Rodney and as of now plan to vote for hm. However, I am open minded and sometimes vote for the other party when they offer good ideas and good people and sound public policy. What are your ideas? I hope you can keep things positive. Some people think the problem is not under taxation but over spending by goverment and hence some people like the Norquist pledge. You can disagree with that idea if you want but it would be nice if you did so in a civil way and explain the other point of view. Why do you think additional taxes will improve things? Between state local and federal taxes many in your district pay 40% or more in taxes on what they make in one form or an other in the district you are running in. Explain to us why we should pay more and how it will improve things if we pay more? We vote know taxation is need for government to work. The quesiton is how much and how it will be spent? I will listen respectfuly to your answers and I think most voters will too. Run a positive campaign and I might call you Congressman: Good luck.


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