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Other than in the past on a professional basis, when he wrote highly technical articles about IBM's AS/400 computer system, Brian Kelly receives no compensation for his work. Additionally, Kelly has not taken any donations or contributions other than for his US Senate Campaign of 2012. Mr. Kelly has recetly canceled his write-in campaign for the US Senate, and instead he  endorses Tom Smith for US Senator from Pennsylvania v. Robert P. Casey Jr.  If you would like to donate to the closed campaign to help defray costs, feel free to go to www.kellyforussenate.com and click the DONATE button. Your donations are most appreciated.

Additionally, if you would like to help Mr. Kelly in his efforts to continue to write free patriotic articles and to write additional patriotic books for the good of America, feel free to visit this site or that site to purchase Mr. Kelly's patriotic books. His latest book, Saving America, the How-To Book is available from this site. Thank you.

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America began its road to recovery by electing a conservative majority in the House in 2010. Unfortunately, with Obama in the White House and with Reid blocking all House initiatives in the Senate, even with a House majority, Conservatives could not get the work done to turn things around. But, we were able to halt legislative action to accelerate America’s fall from prominence. As a final opportunity to stop the fall of America, and to begin the rebuilding, the RRR plan includes the simple notion of remembering our mistakes. By admitting our past mistakes, we free ourselves to see all options. This will lead to our stopping the free fall of our economy, and making better decisions for our future.

When we forget our mistakes, we have a tendency to repeat them, and so the cost of avoiding mistakes is the cheapest expense of all. Often we already know where the problems lie. We simply have to remember our mistakes so that we never, ever, fall prey to committing the acts that caused the mistakes again.

As Americans, our biggest collective mistake—electing Barack H. Obama as our President for four years is something we will all have to live with. Avoiding a big mistake like this again is of paramount importance to most Conservatives, and it is vital for the continuance of America as we know it.

If we were to catalogue and write down all the mistakes that the government has made in the past six years, we would have ourselves a permanent replacement for the never ending story. So, we will just talk about a few, knowing that if we can avoid the big ones in the future, America wins and therefore, Americans win.

One of the biggest mistakes committed by Republicans for example, in 2010 was to not put up the best conservative candidates in Nevada and Delaware. Harry Reid would not be the big “No-man,” and life would be a lot different. Instead of being overpowered 51 to 47, the Senate would be tied with 49 Democrats and 49 Republicans, and of course two independents, which caucus with the Democrats. Gaffe prone Sharron Angle started off as a solid candidate but she eventually caught a case of Joe Biden syndrome. All by herself, unintentionally, she convinced Nevadans that Harry Reid was their best choice. Just a bit more coaching from top Conservatives and she may not have created issues that she ultimately could not overcome. But, that is history, and the analysis of her is complete. Sharron Angle scared Nevadans back to Harry Reid.

Meanwhile, in Delaware, Carl Rove and other RINO Republicans wanted RINO Mike Castle to win the primary. He did not win. When Christine O’Donnell whooped RINO Republican Mike Castle in the primary; she was thus the only conservative choice for Delaware Republicans. Unfortunately for Conservatives, Carl Rove could not contain himself on the Sean Hannity show after O’Donnell had already won the primary and he chose to put her down as if she were a progressive, and not the only Republican Senate candidate for Delaware. Rove was convinced the RINO could have won more easily and he was not a good loser. He besmirched Christine O’Donnell on National TV. This and other put downs without a lot of Republican support helped the Republicans lose the Senate. Conservatives must remember this mistake.

In both scenarios – Angle and O’Donnell, in the general election, TEA Party Conservatives learned that the candidate matters. We also learned that Carl Rove puts personal preferences above the good of Americans. Though there are no Conservatives that want to tolerate RINOS anymore, the candidate message has to be delivered correctly and the Republican team must get behind the candidates. That is another lesson learned from making mistakes.

On other matters, it helps to remember that after the 110th Congress (Pelosi’s first term as speaker while Bush was President) began its spending spree, the corrupt 111th Congress found even more interesting ways to get to the people’s treasury. For four years beginning with after the 110th Congress, the Democrats and then Obama and the Democrats controlled both Houses of Congress by a veto-proof majority. When Obama became President nobody expected him to veto any progressive socialist legislation. He didn’t.

With this huge majority, in Obama’s first year, without a single Republican vote, Democrats passed the huge $800 billion plus stimulus bill that gave fresh government cash to Obama cronies and benefactors. They also passed the budget busting Obamacare bill, which gave Americans a lot of new taxes and just as many restrictions on freedom and liberty. In fact Obamacare seems to provide everything Democrats wanted including more government control. But it does not provide better health care.

Through the unilateral acts of the democratically controlled 111th Congress, and the Democratic President, Barack Obama, Republicans and Conservatives learned that the people need to know about bad deeds as soon as they are put forth, not later when they become law. Additionally, Republicans need to learn to whine as good as the Democrats whine. I think you know what I mean. That too is a lesson learned from mistakes.

The Democrats did whatever they wanted after the 2008 election, so “even around the clock opposition” from Republicans could not stop any Obama initiative. The people, who were so annoyed at the Bush regime, or the effective spin that Democrats put out about the Bush regime, had given Obama free reign with a much more than expected majority. The lesson Republicans and Conservatives must remember from all that is that no matter how frustrated Conservatives become with RINOs such as George Bush, in politics, even RINOs are better options than progressive socialist Democrats like Obama and the 111th Congress—the worst Congress in US history. If real Conservatives had not expressed frustration at the polls, BHO may not have prevailed. Let’s never make that mistake again.

Though many, who pay attention to what is going on, are aware that the huge $800,000,000,000 stimulus cash bonanza did not go to “shovel ready projects;” the White House still claimed that it had created 3 million jobs. I have already written about the new culture of lying in the White House so I don’t need to lecture about that now. Let me just say that with all the people out of work, if there are miraculously 3 million more jobs out there, why is nobody willing to say where they are? Where are they? By the way, if we factor in the cost per job in this evaluation, the cost per each job is a lot more than $10,000 for a $10,000 job. It is a lot more than $50,000.00 for a $10,000.00 job. When we do the correct multiplication, we find that the cost per Obama job gained if we believe there has been any gain at all is $266,000 a job. Was the stimulus well spent? Republicans have done a good job so far of reminding US all about Obama’s stimulus folly and thankfully, with a majority of Conservatives in the House, Obama can no longer steal money from the treasury for crony projects under the guise of stimulus.

As a final comment on a legislative effort that was purely un-American, there is a lot of chatter on the Internet that the Obamacare fiasco was a law written intentionally to fail. The big three people in the scenario—Obama, Reid and Pelosi really were looking for a lot more than what they got from Obamacare. They all took victory laps but inside they were disappointed. They won the game but they lost the overall idea. They wanted the notion called “single-payer” for health care. This is the code name for the system used in Canada and Europe. It gives government full and only power to regulate healthcare. Of course, at the time, Reid and Pelosi and Obama never thought there was a chance Democrats would lose their majority by being defeated for the Congress or for the Senate or now in 2012, for the Presidency.

Harry Reid of course is good for another four more years as he is in the first Congress of a three Congress term. Harry gets six years for rallying his union coalition in Nevada and defeating Sharron Angle.

The trio expected to continue to rule without the Conservative explosion at the polls in 2010. If they had continued their majority, and all of Obamacare were implemented, many intellectuals have speculated that Obamcare would have eventually crashed under its own weight. If the system crashed with Americans dependent on its continuance, the Democrats had a nifty way to solve the problem that the Republicans had predicted—“single-payer!” The moral of the story is the Democrats never wanted half-baked Obamacare to work. They wanted their own single-payer law. If the enacted Obamacare failed, the Democrats could rise out of the ashes and declare that the single payer system is the only system to save America. Along the way to their victory party, the 112th Congress took over with Conservative leadership, and the party was canceled.

Remember mistakes! Since the time that Obamacare passed, a lot of things have happened. As noted, one of the best things that happened to Conservatives in all of this is that the House was won by Republicans / Conservatives in 2010 and this took the winning hand from Obama. Despite this major setback for Democrats, single-payer is till the progressive / socialist / Democrat mantra for how to solve healthcare in America and give government more power over the people. They just can’t do it now because they do not control the House.

For those Americans that do not want a bureaucrat, especially the jealous government worker across the street, to determine any facet of their rights to health services, single-payer is the ultimate slap in the face. Single-payer means that even if you have a few bucks, you can’t use your money because all healthcare is “free,’ paid for by the huge taxes the overstuffed government is pleased to collect to keep its massive bureaucracy going.

Remember always that the Founders liked the idea of America because it swelled with the notions of liberty and freedom. Once you sign up for Obamacare or any type of single-payer system, your least favorite neighbor, never elected for public office, will be the person who decides whether you get that knee or hip replacement. In your new life run by Obama and his cohorts, that would be perfectly acceptable. However, in a life of freedom and liberty, with a Romney and Ryan victory in the fall, you will be able to tell any aggressive government peddler on your block to hit the bricks.

Of course, if you have a zillion dollars, you may be able to pay off enough people that your healthcare would not change with an Obama victory. But, if you don’t have a zillion, take a hard look at the face of Obama, and you better trust him with your life. With Romney and Ryan, the thing that I like the best is that good or bad, I decide my own healthcare.

Whether we voted for Obama or not, most of us, except Rush Limbaugh duly noted, wished him the greatest success of any President ever. Limbaugh knew from the outset that the Obama agenda would be un-American and he was 100% right. In just a few months after the inauguration, the rest of us, who were paying attention, knew Obama was a bad mistake. Yet many, more forgiving than I, kept suggesting we give him a chance, long after the destructive pattern was set. Now that it is well past the time that it was politically incorrect to admit it as a mistake, we can learn from this mistake and gain from it. Electing Barack Hussein Obama, the name he goes by now, was one of the biggest mistakes Americans collectively have ever made. We should never make such a huge mistake again.

If you fundamentally want to change America, Barack Obama is surely the man for the job for the next four years. On the other hand, if you like America as the country created by the Founders that wants all “men” to be as equal as possible with certain inalienable rights such as life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, please rethink your last big mistake. As an American you would naturally have learned by now that the President’s notion of fundamentally changing America was a mistake. Nobody was asking for our America as we know it to disappear. All of us were merely looking for the same guideposts but with better implementers. Obama presented himself as the one who could. We have since learned that he cannot. But more than that we have learned that he does not even want to keep America as a special country—a shining city on a hill as Reagan called it. Our America is disappearing and it is because we made a mistake. Remember that mistake and how it happened, and next chance you get, go ahead and vote for the person on the ballot who does not spell his last name O-B-A-M-A. Do it for yourself, your family, your friends, and for the memory of the “Gipper,” a great man whose words still give inspiration today.

Brian Kelly is a business owner and former assistant professor at Marywood University; he and his wife live in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Kelly is running for Senate in his state and believes limited government brings liberty and freedom.

 

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Brian Kelly is a business owner and former assistant professor at Marywood University; he and his wife, Pat live in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Kelly ran for COngress and for the US Senate in his state and he believes limited government brings liberty and freedom. Brian's 48th book is titled, Saving America, The How-To Book. It is available at www.checkoutking.com and www.itjungle.com.

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