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 The Citizen Newsletter The Conservative Voice of Henry County  In This Issue: · Revision of TIA · OBAMA'S SNEAKY TREATIES · No Plan B? Hogwash! · Friends of the CRG · Obama s Global Government · Christians Involved in Politics · ObamaCare vs. Religious Freedom · Government vs. Business · Help Newt win in Georgia! · Newt s schedule for February 17 and 18 th  · Georgia First · Southern Crescent Senior Republican Network · Romney s Super PAC: Pants On Fire! Over 33,000 reads at Scri bd.com  Over 4,100 subscribers Issue # 325 February 11, 2012  Editorial / Publication Policy  Contact The Citizen at [email protected] Do you have a story to tell? Become a Citizen contributor. Submit your opinions, commentaries and articles to [email protected]  Track your local gas prices!  Be prepared before you head out! Click HERE to find the lowest gas prices in your area. View or download at Now On Facebook WWW.SCRIBD.COM/HENRY_CITIZEN 

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The Citizen Newsletter 

The Conservative Voice of Henry County 

 In This Issue:

·  Revision of TIA


·  No Plan B? Hogwash!

·  Friends of the CRG

·  Obama’s Global Government 

·  Christians Involved in Politics

·  ObamaCare vs. Religious Freedom

·  Government vs. Business

·  Help Newt win in Georgia!

·  Newt ’s schedule for February 17 and 18th 

·  Georgia First 

·  Southern Crescent Senior Republican


·  Romney’s Super PAC: Pants On Fire!

Over 33,000 reads at Scribd.com – 

Over 4,100 subscribers

Issue # 325 February 11, 2012 

 Editorial / Publication Policy 

Contact The Citizen at [email protected] 

Do you have a story to tell? Become a Citizencontributor. Submit your opinions, commentaries andarticles to [email protected] 

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Revision of TIA, Proposed Constitutional Amendment 

February 11, 2012

Watching The Georgia Gang  on TV today reminded me of my concerns about this. The TV panel discussedyour efforts to get agreement in the legislature for revising THE LAW and amending the Constitution. Theydiscussed this as a Cobb issue and there was at least some suggestion about the risk of putting off all progresson transportation improvement for another two years.

The Georgia Gang is probably not the definitive authority on the thinking of the legislature. However, I amalready concerned about whether the entire legislature, especially the leadership, can be persuaded to stop thisprocess if only Cobb and perhaps a few others have serious objections about the process.

Please consider the possible outcomes if no changes are made:


  The vote takes place in July and the referendum fails in Metro Atlanta Region. Then two years will belost under current law while a new project list is negotiated. If the law, the process or the Constitutionare to be changed, that could not begin until the new legislature meets in January, 2013, and it wouldstill require consent of the entire legislature. What if some regions have already passed referendumsunder existing law?

·  The vote takes place in July and PASSES in the Atlanta Region, or anywhere else in the state, and isthen challenged in court on constitutional grounds (widely expected). Imposition of the tax would likelybe stopped state-wide while the case is litigated. How long would that take? Then, it may still benecessary for the legislature to make changes in the law and/or Constitution, requiring legislative actionand voter ratification. Years could be lost.

I submit that the best hope of getting started on transportation improvements in the shortest time frame is tostart NOW on fixing the many flaws in the TIA.

Other issues: 


·  There seems to be lots of unease among residents of DeKalb and Fulton Counties that they have paid theMARTA penny for thirty years and now MARTA may be taken over by a regional entity and shared

with suburban counties who have not paid their dues.

·  There is unease as well among suburbanites that MARTA and other systems will come under commoncontrol and suburban counties will get to share in MARTA s massive unfunded liabilities.

·  TIA law established A TRANSIT GOVERNANCE STUDY COMMITTEE to advise the legislature on regional transitgovernance.

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·  The Governor appointed another committee that appears to have the same purpose but there has beenno explanation why there are two committees. Very suspicious.

·  Bottom line: MARTA is a huge unanswered question. This alone is reason enough to kill the currentTIA program.

Ø  Transit 

·  Many advocates want transit systems because of an unfounded belief it will solve all transportationproblems. But, I have yet to see any explanation that demonstrates that any transit system is the bestmeans of addressing traffic congestion. The COBB PROJECT FOR LIGHT RAIL from Cumberland to Midtownwas about $700 million (if everything goes well). How much traffic improvement could be producedwith $700 million in road modernization? No answer can be found.

·  I applaud your idea to require local governments to identify the funding for operating subsidies for anytransit systems they advocate. However,

·  Government accounting ignores depreciation as an operating expense. Count in depreciation and transitsystems lose even more money than is commonly understood. Local governments should also be

required to identify funding for accrual of the money that will be needed for future overhaul,modernization and replacement of obsolete and worn out transit equipment.

Ø  Ethics

·  STATE ETHICS LAWS do not apply to many of the players in the TIA saga.

·  CIDs were allowed to submit project lists for the TIA with the same acceptance as local governments,and they evidently have participated at least informally in project negotiations. CID people are notcovered by ethics laws.

·  The same CIDs are funding a multi-million dollar promotional campaign to get TIA referendum passed.This is unlawful but no one seems interested in stopping it.

·  ARC is the central organization in the Atlanta region for TIA project selection. ARC personnel haveprovided support and advice to Roundtable members. ARC is not covered by ETHICS LAWS. ARC has anethics policy but it evidently is not enforced. THE CHAIRMAN OF ARC IS A CAREER REAL ESTATE INVESTOR. AlsoChairman of the Cumberland CID, he has LABORED LONG AND AGGRESSIVELY to get taxpayer funding for alight rail system to connect Cumberland CID to Town Center CID and such a plan has long been part of the ARC agenda. Thus, one of the most expensive projects in the Atlanta Region s list is based on theself-interest of commercial property owners.

Ø  Traffic Congestion

·  The TIA was launched to provide a means to address known problems with traffic congestion. Notsurprisingly, $7 BILLION attracts many other interests as well. A major oversight with the current TIAis the absence of REQUIREMENTS for accomplishing reduction in traffic congestion. Traffic expertsknow how to measure and quantify traffic congestion and they know how to assess the value of varioustypes of improvements. Yet, all the key decisions are made not by experts, but by politicians.

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We cannot ignore that regions outside Atlanta may not agree that the law needs revision. It may be useful to

emphasize these many other concerns so that this debate is not seen as “a Cobb problem”. 

Larry Savage Marietta. [email protected] 

Hat tip to Lanier TEA Party


Published on TheHill.com on February 7, 2012

President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are entering negotiations over -- or seeking

ratification of -- five treaties that could radically limit our national sovereignty and the reach of ourdemocratic institutions. Particularly scary is that the treaties, once signed and ratified, have the samestatus as constitutional law and cannot be altered or eclipsed by Congress or state legislatures. And theirprovisions must be enforced by U.S. courts.

Those who wish to preserve our sovereignty and democratic control over our future must rally to blockthese treaties, either by pressing Obama and Clinton not to sign them or by blocking their ratification.

• International Criminal Court -- Clinton has reversed George W. Bush's policy and entered intonegotiations over U.S. participation in the court. Specifically, the leftists who are sponsoring the courtwish to create a new crime of "aggression," which is essentially going to war without the approval of theUnited Nations. If we submit to the court's jurisdiction, our presidents and Cabinet officials could beprosecuted criminally for going to war without U.N. approval. This would, of course, give Russia and China

a veto over our military actions. Clinton says she will stop our military's hands from being tied, but we allmust realize that once we accept the International Criminal Court, we go down a slippery slope. The courtcould even prosecute Americans who have been cleared by our own judicial system.

• The Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) has been signed, and the Obama administration -- with the aid of RINO Sen. Richard Lugar (Ind.) -- will push for its ratification as soon as Lugar's primary in Indiana is overthis year. LOST requires that the United States pay an international body half of its royalties from offshoredrilling. The body would then distribute the funds as it sees fit to whichever nations it chooses. The UnitedStates would only have one vote out of 160 regarding where the money goes. LOST will also oblige us tohand over our offshore drilling technology to any nation that wants it ... for free.

• Small-arms control -- Clinton is about to negotiate on a global ban on export of small arms. It would

only apply to private citizens but, of course, most small-arms deals come not from individuals or privatefirms but from governments, specifically those of the United States, Russia, China and Israel. The treatywould require each nation to adopt measures to stop exportation of small arms. It is easy to see how thiscould be a backdoor way to require national registration of all guns and to assert federal regulation overfirearms. It would also require the registration of all ammunition to track its source once a gun is fired.The Second Amendment be damned!

• Outer Space Code of Conduct -- Under the guise of stopping debris from accumulating in outer space,the European Union has enlisted Clinton in negotiations over a code of conduct. The code would prohibit

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activities that are likely to generate debris in outer space -- space littering. The code might inhibit orprohibit the United States from deploying anti-missile missiles on platforms in space, denying us the keyweapon we need to counter Iranian, Chinese and North Korean missile threats. European leftists reactedangrily when G.W. Bush opted out of the ABM treaty banning defensive weapons. Now they seek toreimpose it under the guise of a code of conduct.

• Rights of the Child -- Even more fanciful is a treaty Clinton plans to negotiate setting forth a code of rights for children, to be administered by a 14-member court set up for the purpose. The draft treatyobliges rich nations to provide funds for shelter, food, clothing and education for children in poor nations.

This provision could create grounds to litigate to challenge the level of foreign aid we give as inadequateto meet our treaty obligations. Already, leftists in the United Kingdom are using the treaty to attackwelfare cuts by the Cameron government.

European liberalism is advancing -- masked -- by way of these treaties. Defenders of liberty must say no!

New post on the Hack Line

No Plan B? Hogwash!Posted by cmob — February 13, 2012

On the T-SPLOST it has been said if we do not increase the sales taxes by 14% and spend billions of dollars on transportation the entire region will be hurt on economic growth. Transportation improvementsare needed. Any of the 70% work force that leaves Henry County, GA daily for job opportunities willcertainly attest to the grid lock on the interstates and on major arterial roads in Henry County.

If transportation in the form of interstates is the problem, I-75 and I-285 mainly, what does widening fiveroads in Henry contribute to getting people to work faster?


Friends of the CRG

We have added a new video to our video page.

This is the first driving video the CRG is going to do. We plan on making videos on driving to differentcemeteries. This video was a learning experience the last part of the video we had to switch to a cell phonecamera because we had a memory problem with the main camera that is being fixed now. Hope you enjoy this.

Should have more updates soon.

Alfred BrittFounder CRG

Drive from Stockbridge to Westview cemetery: http://youtu.be/qKXh7Of-CwU 

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www.henrycountybeekeepers.org or formore information call 770-473-5434 


Cemetery Research Group 


Contact Nicole [email protected]


Oops – Obama Administration Reveals Global Government Plan If Given Second Term

by ULSTERMAN on February 14, 2012

The Obama adminstration s Gene Sperling and his globalization hopes were put on display in a public forum this past week 

where the NEC director gave a strong push for what he deems a much needed global minimum tax. This tax would, accordingto Sperling, help ensure everyone is paying their fair share. (A prominent Barack Obama re-election theme) Make no mistake

 – when the Director of the White House National Economic Council reveals a desire to implement a global tax on all nations, he is

also revealing the Obama administration’s strong desire to govern well beyond the confines of America’s borders if re-elected in


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As to who would oversee the implementation of such a new world order measure, Sperling saidlittle brushing past the implications by simply stating more information of the plan would be forthcoming at a later date. Thisadmission though suggests the Obama administration already has the plan far beyond the speculative stage it is likely ready to

be implemented during a second Obama term. A global minimum tax would certainly fit snugly within Barack Obama s alreadyquite cozy relationship with global unions such as Leo Gerard s USW President Obama has already acted in conjunction withGerard s own union expansion into such areas as Brazil and Central Africa.

Will a vote for Barack Obama in 2012 be a vote against America s own sovereignty where the interests of the nation take abackseat to the interests of Big Labor and entities such as the IMF and the United Nations?


Why Should a Christian Be Involved in Politics?by Mike Griffin 

Pastor, Liberty Baptist Church, Hartwell, GA 

As we think upon the subject of Christians and politics it may seem odd to many that we would put

the two together. Politics is seen in such a negative light these days that to mention Christianity andpolitics in the same breath is as if you were suggesting that Christianity and pornography orChristianity and drug abuse went together!

Politics is seen in such a bad light that the word itself has become synonymous with that which is evil,corrupt and deceptive. While admitting that this perception is widespread, we must also acknowledgethat the word politics is not in and of itself evil. The word politic comes from the Greek wordpolitikos meaning, of a citizen. The word politics refers to the science and art of civil government.

The word democracy means, the rule of the people.

When we put all of this together in the context of the United States, we find out that what we have is

called a democratic republic. This means that our system of government is based upon a writtenconstitution which guarantees that our God given unalienable rights are to be protected byrepresentatives that are democratically elected by its citizens. They are elected by popular vote andthey legislate by majority vote.

Practically speaking, what this means is that there must be citizens who willingly offer themselves ascandidates for public office. This is where we as individual Christians citizens come in. (At this point I

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am not advocating that churches endorse candidates, but that church members who are citizensshould become involved in politics.)

According to Romans 13 it is God who came up with the idea and institution of government. As amatter of fact, people who serve in government or politics are called ministers of God. See Romans13:1, 4.

In light of these definitions and what the Bible says, we come up with a different perspective from

what is perceived today. For example, in Proverbs 29:12 it reads, When the righteous are inauthority, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. Since this verse istrue, then what makes politics good or evil is determined by the caliber of people who get involved init. If the righteous are involved, the citizens will rejoice. If the wicked are more involved, the citizenswill mourn. It was Edmund Burke who once said, All that is required for evil to triumph is for goodmen to do nothing. If you, as a Christian citizen or a citizen of traditional moral values, stand backand do nothing you will insure that the things you dislike most about government will continue tohappen!

It is with this understanding that I want to share with you four obligations that require the Christian sinvolvement in politics.

The first obligation that the Christian has to be involved in politics is what I call “the spiritualobligation to God.” Our spiritual obligation to God says, that being a good Christian involves beinga good citizen. Being a good citizen is a logical outgrowth of maturing as a Christian.

When Jesus described the character and nature of the Christian in the Sermon on the Mount, He saidthat we, as Christians, are to be salt and light. (Matt. 5)

Notice that Jesus was not saying what we ought to be . He was telling us what we are! TrueChristianity is not trying to be salt and light. True Christianity is salt and light. The issue is not whatwe are - if indeed, we are converted. The question is: how effective are we going to be at what we


Jesus encourages us to be salty and that means we need to get out of the shaker. He encouragesus to not hide our lamp under a bushel, but rather to display it in such a way that it has themaximum amount of exposure! I believe for us to be uninvolved and silent is treason against God andHis Word.

As Christians we have a dual citizenship. We are citizens both of heaven and earth. And, because ofthat we must guard against the temptation to be so heavenly minded that we are no earthly good!

The second obligation that we as Christians have to be involved in politics is what I call the “social

obligation to others.” Our social obligation to others says that to be a good citizen involves beingwilling to run for public office.

The government of the United States is unique in comparison to other governments because if youare a legal citizen YOU ARE THE GOVERNMENT. This truth is powerfully attested to in the first threewords of the U.S. Constitution: We the people. So many times we think of the government as thosepeople in Atlanta or in Washington, D.C. They are our representatives. But we as a whole, the

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people of the United States, are the government. And the people who serve us in Atlanta orWashington will only be as good as those who run and whom we elect to public office! We are losingour best representative government not because of revolt or rebellion but by DEFAULT!

If we are left with nothing but unrighteous and unprincipled men and women to lead us, then weshouldn t be surprised at the laws and policies we have. Each of us as Christians have a socialobligation to our families, our children, our communities and our future generations to be engagedand involved in our political process. Are we so selfish that we don t care what kind of country we will

pass on to our children and our grandchildren? Is it not time again to say with the prophet Isaiah,here am I Lord, send me ? Note how Charles Spurgeon put it

“  I often hear it said ‘  Do not bring religion into politics.’   This is precisely where it ought to bebrought! I would have the cabinet and members of the parliament do the work of the nation asbefore the Lord, and I would have the nation, either in making war or peace, consider the matter by the light of righteousness. We have had enough of clever men without conscience. Now let ussee what honest, God fearing men will do.”   

The third obligation that we as Christians have to be involved in politics is what I call the “moralobligation to truth.” Our moral obligation to truth says that if we run for public office, we must stand

for something! It s been said that if you do not stand for something, you will fall for anything! Theproblem we have today with politics and political parties is that we have unprincipled people whowill say, do and confess anything to get elected and stay elected.

It is clear that we have too many politicians and not enough statesmen . I believe it was Will Rogerswho once gave the difference between a politician and a statesman. He said a politician knows thetruth but tells you what you want to hear. A statesman knows what you want to hear but tells you thetruth anyway.

It is a sad commentary upon the state of our society that truth is not what our citizens are looking for.It is only in the pursuit of truth that any society can have the kind of values that make life, liberty and

the pursuit of happiness worth living for. Our laws and policies must be based upon those certainunalienable rights that come from our Creator God. And it is He alone who, in the TenCommandments, has established eternal standards of right and wrong that any civilized society mustbe based upon. All those who run for such offices must hold fast to the moral obligation of truth. Thisis seen in Romans 13:9-10.

The fourth and final obligation that we as Christians have to be involved in politics is what might becalled the “eternal obligation to righteousness. Our eternal obligation to righteousness says that ifwe are willing to stand for something, we must also be willing to suffer the consequences. This facthits goes to the very core of what drove and motivated our founding fathers in the writing of TheDeclaration of Independence. How can any of us forget their words, that they were willing to give their

lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor!

Our founding fathers knew that anything worth living for was indeed worth dying for! For the Christianthis means we have to be involved in the political process of our country, even if it means running forpublic office, and even if it means losing! You see, my friend, there is more at stake than simply anelection. We, above all people, have an eternal obligation to righteousness that transcends thisearthly life into eternity itself!

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We must realize that it is never wrong to do what is right, even if we don t see the immediate resultsof our labor. It s not just about us. It s about others. It s about the generations that will follow us and itis ultimately about having to stand before God in eternity and give an account to Him.

I am not known for quoting a lot of what Coach Mike Ditka has said, but years ago I heard him say,you re never a loser unless you quit. I fear that too many Christians are more worried about being a

loser in the world s eyes than being a winner in God s eyes!

If you, as a Christian, decide to run for public office and, in standing for righteousness, you lose, justremember, if you stand for truth you are still a winner! I believe that it is possible to win the race, evenif you lose the election. Listen, the fact that the best candidate does not always win must not keep usfrom trying. We must not be too short sighted in understanding what true success is! True success isnot measured by just what happens on election night but rather on Judgment Day!

There is an eternal obligation to righteousness that transcends our personal comfort zone. When yourpersonal obligation to God, others, truth and righteousness is fulfilled you are a success. Think aboutthe seeds you have sown. Think about the lives that have been touched. Think about the lives thathave been encouraged and, not to mention, those that have been inspired.

When we stand up and suffer the consequences for doing what is right, it encourages others to standup also. That s what the apostle Paul is referring to in Philippians 1:12-14. It may very well be thatyour witness, your testimony, your involvement or your example keeps hope alive in this country! As amatter of fact, the Bible tells us that it is better to suffer in this light than to suffer having done what iswrong! (I Peter 3:17)

Don t make excuses for not accepting your responsibility to be involved. You do have as a genuineChristian a spiritual, social, moral, and eternal obligation to be involved in politics. I think this issomething worth thinking about!

FYI - Reports that TEA Party is Dead are greatly exaggerated. The Tea Party rallies may be dead.

But the real Tea Party that will enact political change is actually rising, growing stronger and more sophisticated

in 2012.



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Well, we can t say they didn t warn us. Nancy Pelosi famously decreed that Congress must first passObamaCare to find out what s in it.

The problem with passing a 2,700 page government takeover of health care is that it gave unprecedented

authority to Washington bureaucrats to infringe upon our most personal health care decisions. So whenCongress passed the bill they didn t really know what we d end up with, but conservatives had a bunch of goodguesses. It turns out we were right. And now we know for sure what s in it: assaults on religious liberty,government bureaucrats with the power to strip away our most basic freedoms, increases in health insurancepremiums, trillions in new costs, and a drag on our economy that is killing jobs.

The controversy surrounding the Obama administration s mandate that all insurance plans cover contraception,sterilization and morning-after pills that induce abortion goes right to the heart of the problem with ObamaCare.These latest regulations, including the President s accommodation announcement, are a blatant infringementon Americans First Amendment religious freedoms.

It is not the role of government to force individuals, companies ororganizations to buy or subsidize a product that runs against thecore of their religious beliefs. Using state power to force Americansto purchase products and services they view as immoral is a not achurch-state controversy it s tyranny. But, of course, so isgovernment rationing of health care, an unelected board decidingwhich patients may receive which medicines, and passing massivenew laws without reading them.

Everything about ObamaCare is about restricting your freedom,taking health care decisions away from you and giving them to a collection of bureaucrats, politicians, andlobbyists, as if the same collection of people who have saddled us with a $15 trillion debt know better.

This is why Americans of all religious backgrounds including those with no religious beliefs should standtogether against the fatal conceit of ObamaCare and fight to repeal the entire law. It is not enough for religiousgroups to plead, hat in hand, for carve outs and exemptions from these rules, like some special interest, as if theFirst Amendment were an earmark.

The contraception controversy is only the beginning of Obamacare s tyrannical reach into our personal lives. Itis not enough to for certain groups to be given accommodations, based on their national influence, campaigncontributions or friends in high places. The next group of Americans whose freedoms are taken away may notbe large enough to get their concerns on the nightly news, but their rights must be defended with equal zeal.That s why I will fight this week for a vote on full repeal of Obamacare. To protect all Americans religious

freedom, and every other kind, the only acceptable reform is for ObamaCare the entire law to berepealed.

Everything about

ObamaCare is

about restricting

your freedom  

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Government vs. Business

Romney vs. Gingrich vs. Santorum vs. Paul

By June Knieriem

I grew up with the influence of a grandfather whose occupation was to buy failing businesses with thepurpose of rebuilding them to sell again; Hershey ’s Chocolates and American Firefighter among them

Our country is underwater. If it were a business, there wouldn’t be many buyers. Romney remindsme of my grandfather. Our country needs someone who has the knowledge and experience to be ableto rebuild and sell it again.

Can successfully rebuilding businesses crossover to government? Not by one man alone. It wouldtake him, the Senate, and House to do it successfully. But if we don’t elect such a person, this country will resemble the Titanic.

This election isn’t about Romney, Gingrich, Santorum, or Paul. It’s about which candidate

has the ability and means to run Obama out of office. It’s also about which man has the

ability to build a governmental body of working team members who can keep theConstitution as its corner stone.

Rebuilding a country won’t be easy. Anyone’s who been part of an organizational restructure knowsthe person at the helm has to have a steel armor. It won’t be a fun job. I grew up with a strong dislikeof politics, learning at a very young age the power of money.

It’s time to put aside politics and power struggles, to come together as one Nation under God. It’stime to bend our knees and pray to God for answers.

Help Newt win in Georgia!


As Newt s home state, Georgia is a launch pad to victory. As one of the strongest Newt networks, Georgia hasthe potential to serve as the most important foundation of support for the nationwide campaign. Newt has saidI want to win Georgia by the biggest possible margin. And you can make it happen! Help Newt deliver in his

home state by inviting out all of your friends and family to the movement in Georgia.

As Newt travels the state, you can help ensure that we regain control of America s future:

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1) Calling all volunteers. We need eager volunteers to phone bank from the Atlanta Headquarters. Our hours areMonday Friday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturday from 10:00 AM 3:00 PM. Interested volunteersshould contact Patrick Mayer at PMAYER @NEWT.ORG 

Henry County is represented by two District chairmen:

NEWT 2012 10th

District Chairman Sen. John Douglas [email protected] 

NEWT 2012 3rd District Honorary Chairman Congressman Lynn Westmoreland

3rd District Chairman Gordon Austin 770-834-4875 [email protected] Meredith and Gordon AustinNEWT 2012 GA Finance CommitteeNEWT 2012 3rd District Co-ChairmenGordon Austin speaks for Newt at Iowa caucus 1/3/2012 HTTP:// YOUTU.BE /08EECNUZXS4 

3rd District Co-Chair Jeanne Billa 404-273-9891 [email protected] 

County Chairman/Contacts

Carroll Jim Watters 770-337-8159 JIMWA[email protected] Mel Steely [email protected] 

Caroline Henderson [email protected] 

Coweta Wendy Bloedt 770-251-1496 [email protected] 

Fayette Marilyn Watts 404-754-4717 [email protected] 

Also 13th District Chairwoman

Henry Co-Chairs Larry Stanley 404-425-2361 LRSTANLEY



Mike Eddy [email protected] 

Or Contact [email protected] 

Lamar Scott Rowlett 770-853-6413 [email protected] 

Muscogee Claudette Boelter 706-987-0042 [email protected] 

Newton Bronwyn Jennings [email protected] 

Pike Scott RowlettRockdale Lynn Brown [email protected] 

Spalding Scott RowlettUpson Bree Lowry 706-741-5906 [email protected] 

Walton Jeff Hunter [email protected] 

Newt’s schedule for February 17 and 18th.

FEBRUARY 17, 2012 6:30-7:30 VIP Donor Reception

Main Terminal

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7 Falcon DrivePeachtree City, GA$500 per person Contact [email protected] 

7:30-8:30 Peachtree City RallyHanger B4500 Aviation DrivePeachtree City, GA

8:30-8:45 Media Avail

FEBRUARY 18, 2012 10:00-10:45 Newt to Speak at Forsyth County Precinct Meeting

South Forsyth High SchoolSouth Cafeteria585 Peachtree ParkwayCumming, GA 30041

10:45-11:00 Media Avail

11:30-12:15 Newt to Speak at Gwinnett County Precinct MeetingCollins Hill High SchoolGymnasium

50 Taylor RoadSuwanee, GA770-682-4100

12:15-12:30 Media Avail

3:00-4:00 Cobb County RallyMarriott Atlanta NorthwestSalon B-E200 Interstate North Parkway, SEAtlanta, GA 30339770-952-7900

Georgia First

February 13, 2012

Dear Friends,

I have been asked more than a few times over the last several weeks aboutwhom I am supporting in the upcoming Presidential Primary election. While Icertainly hope that each of you will make it a matter of prayer, I would like to

share with you some of the reasons that I will personally be voting for Ron Paulon March 6.

1. Ron Paul is a constitutionalist who believes in the Tenth Amendment andStates' Rights.

2. Ron Paul is the only candidate who understands the principles of a sound economy and monetary policy.

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3. Ron Paul is leading in the total number of dedicated delegates to the upcoming RNC Convention. Althoughhe is coming in second, and occasionally third, in the popular vote, delegates are primarily won by having realpeople on the ground at the precinct level. If you can stomach watching Maddow conduct the interview, here'sa good explanation. HTTP:// WWW.INFOWARS.COM / MADDOW-IS-RON-PAULS-DELEGATE-STRATEGY-UNDERMINING-VOTER-INTENT / 

If you are interested in being involved in the Ron Paul Presidential Campaign here in Georgia, there arespecific things that you can do at the local level. I would encourage you to get involved by signing uphere. WWW.GA4RONPAUL.COM 

Again, I hope that everyone on our "Georgia First" team will make your vote a matter of prayer. I count it aprivilege and a blessing to be associated with such patriots as you all.

For Georgia First!

Ray McBerry

NOT Atlanta... NOT Washington... but GEORGIA FIRST! 

Southern Crescent Senior Republican Network  

Please join us to welcome Henry County Tax Commissioner, David Curry, as guestspeaker.

David Curry 

Hear about the many duties of the Tax Commissioner’s office, Property Taxes, home

assessments, and more. A question/answer session will follow.

  When: Friday, February 17 th   Where: Henry County Moose Lodge

Hwy 155, McDonough GA Time: 6:00pm in the ballroom

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SCSRN Vikki McReynolds, Chair   VIKKIMCREYNOLDS@ YAHOO.COM  770-507-3232

Eleanor Toppins, 1st Vice Chair  EJANDDICK @HOTMAIL.COM 

Romney’s Super PAC says

Newt supported China's one-child policyThere they go again. Romney’ s lying, dreaming and scheming team hits the airwaves Wednesday inGeorgia with more attack ads.

The ad that will soon be on your TV screens in Georgia is different than what RestoreOur Future aired in Florida and South Carolina before their primaries. Our colleagues at PolitiFact Floridalooked into this claim and rated it a Pants On Fire.

The bill Gingrich supported did propose money for the United Nations Population Fund. But Section1102, Part C, of the bill prohibits using any of the funds for "the performance of involuntarysterilization or abortion or to coerce any person to accept family planning." 

That is the exact opposite of the language in Restore Our Future’ s ad about Gingrich.

PolitiFact Florida rated this claim Pants On Fire. The language is the same in this ad. And the facts haven’ tchanged. Pants On Fire.

Obamney, like his mentor The Prez, must lie boldly and without remorse. That’ s just who he is.

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