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[started 07/06/09 --- 03/25/11 UPDATE: Campaign4Liberty Numerous VIDEOS 3 PETITIONS. STILL OPEN, LINKS HOT. While I do not agree with Ron Paul about a lot of things, AUDIT THE FEDS is a good idea.  MORE INFO in the form of a letter from the Campaign4LibertyPresident, John F. Tate, can be found in the LETTER BOX below the "Overview" . . . .   ©€L§c}{vv@^+z   .•*¨`*♥  ]

FIRST PETITION: "Audit the Fed petition to the Senate" :
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"Sign the HR 1207 Petition" & "Sign the S 604 Petition"  on the Campaign4Liberty  Audit the Fed action page . . . also  for contact information to call, write, and fax your senator and urge them to support S 604 and to push for a final vote. 
"Campaign for Liberty"
Date: 6 июля 2009 г. 20:48
UPDATE, 7/7/09
If you have not done so already, please also sign:
Audit the Federal Reserve,

  August 3, 2009

Dear Friend of Liberty,
For the first time in nearly 100 years, the secretive Federal Reserve is a mainstream topic for debate.
Results of a recent survey released by Rasmussen Reports show that 75% of Americans support thoroughly auditing the Fed.
Read our press release about this great news here.
Click on the video below to see Congressman Paul respond to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and these other critics in his latest speech on the House floor. 

From: Campaign for Liberty


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Letter from the President, John F. Tate, July 6, 2009
Earlier today, the first shot in our battle to pass Audit the Fed through the U.S. Senate was fired on the Senate floor by Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina.

Senator DeMint, who has a well-deserved reputation for taking the battle to the other side in the Senate, once again proved why he is such a valuable ally in our fight to bring transparency and accountability to the Federal Reserve.

A little while ago, the Senate voted to pass HR 2918, the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act. This $3 billion bill contains, among many other things, provisions for GAO audits on certain agencies.

Seizing on a chance to take quick action to bring Audit the Fed up for a vote, and with the GAO provisions in mind, Senator DeMint attached the full text of S 604, the Senate version of Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill, to HR 2918 as Senate Amendment 1367 before it was considered for final passage.

However, Senate Democrats refused to even allow a vote on the amendment! That's right. The internationalist, Fed-loving elite in the Senate used a parliamentary tactic to shut down DeMint's amendment.

After Senator DeMint brought Audit the Fed to the floor, Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska raised a "point of order" to prevent a vote, claiming that the amendment violated Senate Rule 16 by "legislating" on an appropriations bill. The Senate president agreed, and the amendment was shot down.

Senator DeMint>/i> did not back down, though, and directly challenged Senate leadership by pointing out the other GAO audits contained in the bill. As Senator DeMint listed them off, the Senate president was forced to agree with Senator DeMint that each one he described, all of which would be left in for final passage, also violated Senate Rule 16.

Which tells us at least one thing: the problem wasn't with "legislating" on the bill or violating Senate Rules (which is commonly done). Shooting down the amendment was about preventing a thorough audit of the Federal Reserve for the first time in its history!

Senate leadership is hoping this issue will just fade away so they can get on to what they deem to be more "important" business, like dictating what kind of healthcare plan you and I can carry or passing destructive Cap-and-Tax legislation.

But the American people deserve answers on what the Fed has done with trillions of our tax dollars and what they are committing us and future generations to as part of their secret deals with foreign central banks and governments.

The leadership decided today to turn their backs on transparency, but our fight is just beginning.

As Senator DeMint made clear on the floor, the Audit the Fed bill has wide bipartisan support. He rightly warned the Senate that even if they delay today, they WILL have to deal with the issue on the floor.

It is up to you and me to back up Senator DeMint's words by making sure the momentum continues to build and the bill comes up for a final vote.

The rejection of the Audit amendment is just the first battle in our war. Now is the time to really put the pressure on the U.S. Senate to Audit the Fed!

Senator DeMint fired the opening salvo and showcased the hypocrisy of the Senate for allowing other GAO audits to be included in the bill while refusing to even allow a vote on Fed transparency.

Again, we're just getting started. Senator DeMint will keep fighting to pass Audit the Fed on its own or as an amendment, and we need to continue putting pressure on our senators to do everything in their power to achieve a floor vote!

Together, we will finish this fight to Audit the Fed!

In Liberty,
John Tate President

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