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Recipe for a Revolution

21 Dec

Freedom Watch – CIA ok’d to assassinate American citizen

20 Dec

This is from April 2010  and it shows that these power grabs and their (even premature) abuse have been in effect for some time. Obama pointed out that he was concerned with legalizing the actions.

 

Obama Broke His Promise

16 Dec

http://www.readersupportednews.org/opinion2/275-42/8936-focus-obama-broke-his-promise

Obama Broke His Promise

By Jonathan Turley, Jonathan Turley’s Blog

15 December 11

 

 The so-called Homeland Battlefield provisions in the newly passed $662-billion defense authorization bill are generating a surprisingly wide range of legal interpretations. Constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley weighs in on what it all means. In addition Turley’s earlier piece, [1]”Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Allow Indefinite Detention of Citizens”[1] adds a great deal of additional analysis. — MA/RSN [1] = Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Allow Indefinite Detention of Citizens

 

 here was a brief moment when civil libertarians were stunned to see President Barack Obama actually take a stand in favor of civil liberties after years to rolling back on basic rights of citizens and moving beyond the Bush Administration in building up the security state. Obama said that he would veto the defense bill that contained a horrific provision for the indefinite detention of American citizens. While many predicted it, Obama has now again betrayed the civil liberties community and lifted the threat of the veto. Americans will now be subject to indefinite detention without trial in federal courts in a measure supported by both Democrats and Republicans. It is a curious way to celebrate the 220th anniversary of the Bill of Rights.

This leaves Ron Paul as the only candidate in the presidential campaign fighting the bill and generally advocating civil liberties as a rallying point for his campaign. Paul offered another strong argument against the Patriot Act and other expansions of police powers in his last debate. He also noted that the Patriot Act provisions were long advocated before 9-11, which was used as an opportunity to expand police powers. As discussed in a prior column, Obama has destroyed the civil liberties movement in the United States and has convinced many liberals to fight for an Administration that blocked torture prosecutions, expanded warrantless surveillance, continued military tribunals, killed Americans on the sole authority of the President, and other core violations of civil liberties.

The White House is saying that changes to the law made it unnecessary to veto the legislation. That spin is facially ridiculous. The changes were the inclusion of some meaningless rhetoric after key amendments protecting citizens were defeated. The provision merely states that nothing in the provisions could be construed to alter Americans’ legal rights. Since the Senate clearly views citizens are not just subject to indefinite detention but even execution without a trial, the change offers nothing but rhetoric to hide the harsh reality. The Administration and Democratic members are in full spin — using language designed to obscure the authority given to the military. The exemption for American citizens from the mandatorydetention requirement (section 1032) is the screening language for the next section, 1031, which offers no exemption for American citizens from the authorization to use the military to indefinitely detain people without charge or trial.

At least Senator Lindsey Graham was honest when he said on the Senate floor that “1031, the statement of authority to detain, does apply to American citizens and it designates the world as the battlefield, including the homeland.”

I am not sure which is worse: the loss of core civil liberties or the almost mocking post hoc rationalization for abandoning principle. The Congress and the President have now completed a law that would have horrified the Framers. Indefinite detention of citizens is something that the Framers were intimately familiar with and expressly sought to bar in the Bill of Rights. While the Framers would have likely expected citizens in the streets defending their freedoms, this measure was greeted with a shrug and a yawn by most citizens and reporters. Instead, we are captivated by whether a $10,000 bet by Romney was real or pretend in the last debate.

Even more distressing is the statement from sponsor Senator Levin, Chairman of the Armed Services Committee that “The language which precluded the application of Section 1031 to American citizens was in the bill that we originally approved … and the administration asked us to remove the language which says that U.S. citizens and lawful residents would not be subject to this section.”

 

Source: Guardian

Section 1031:

Subtitle D–Detainee Matters

SEC. 1031. AFFIRMATION OF AUTHORITY OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES TO DETAIN COVERED PERSONS PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF MILITARY FORCE.

(a) In General- Congress affirms that the authority of the President to use all necessary and appropriate force pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force (Public Law 107-40) includes the authority for the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered persons (as defined in subsection (b)) pending disposition under the law of war.

(b) Covered Persons- A covered person under this section is any person as follows:

(1) A person who planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored those responsible for those attacks.

(2) A person who was a part of or substantially supported al-Qaeda, the Taliban, or associated forces that are engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners, including any person who has committed a belligerent act or has directly supported such hostilities in aid of such enemy forces.

(c) Disposition Under Law of War- The disposition of a person under the law of war as described in subsection (a) may include the following:

(1) Detention under the law of war without trial until the end of the hostilities authorized by the Authorization for Use of Military Force.

(2) Trial under chapter 47A of title 10, United States Code (as amended by the Military Commissions Act of 2009 (title XVIII of Public Law 111-84)).

(3) Transfer for trial by an alternative court or competent tribunal having lawful jurisdiction.

(4) Transfer to the custody or control of the person’s country of origin, any other foreign country, or any other foreign entity.

(d) Construction- Nothing in this section is intended to limit or expand the authority of the President or the scope of the Authorization for Use of Military Force.

(e) Authorities- Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect existing law or authorities, relating to the detention of United States citizens, lawful resident aliens of the United States or any other persons who are captured or arrested in the United States.

(f) Requirement for Briefings of Congress- The Secretary of Defense shall regularly brief Congress regarding the application of the authority described in this section, including the organizations, entities, and individuals considered to be ‘covered persons’ for purposes of subsection (b)(2).

See exactly who voted for and against the unlimited detainment bill aka H.R. 1540: National Defense Authorization Act

14 Dec

Today,  the traitors of the US Congress passed this heinous act allowing the US Military to detain without trial and for an indefinite period any US Citizen it deems a “terrorist.”  What exactly a terrorist is, or what constitutes “terrorism” is left vague and in my opinion for obvious reasons.  And untrue to his word, Obama failed to veto the bill despite “concerns about the detainment clauses.”

This all out assault on our civil rights is a major step towards a fascist state. First they ignore our first amendment rights, now our habeas corpus. Say goodbye to civil liberties. Say goodbye to ever feeling safe from our own elected and tax run governing bodies. They’ve made themselves perfectly clear.  We are living in a state of lawlessness and there are armed criminals running the show.

Money out of politics. Clean the house. Clean your conscience and steel yourselves for the battle of our lifetimes.

Let us all pray for peace.

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VOTE OVERVIEW

Totals Democrats Republicans Independents All Votes
Needed To Win
Aye: 283 (65%)
93 190 0
No: 136 (31%) 93 43 0
Present: 0 (0%) 0 0 0
Not Voting: 14 (3%) 6 8 0
Required: Simple Majority of 419 votes (=210 votes)

(Vacancies in Congress will affect vote totals.)

More information: Aye versus Yea Explained

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No MI-3 Amash, Justin [R]
No WI-2 Baldwin, Tammy [D]
No CA-33 Bass, Karen [D]
No CA-31 Becerra, Xavier [D]
No OR-3 Blumenauer, Earl [D]
No IA-1 Braley, Bruce [D]
No IN-8 Bucshon, Larry [R]
No TX-26 Burgess, Michael [R]
No IN-5 Burton, Dan [R]
No CA-48 Campbell, John [R]
No MA-8 Capuano, Michael [D]
No IN-7 Carson, André [D]
No UT-3 Chaffetz, Jason [R]
No CA-32 Chu, Judy [D]
No MI-13 Clarke, Hansen [D]
No NY-11 Clarke, Yvette [D]
No MO-1 Clay, William [D]
No MO-5 Cleaver, Emanuel [D]
No SC-6 Clyburn, James [D]
No CO-6 Coffman, Mike [R]
No TN-9 Cohen, Steve [D]
No MI-14 Conyers, John [D]
No IL-12 Costello, Jerry [D]
No MD-7 Cummings, Elijah [D]
No IL-7 Davis, Danny [D]
No OR-4 DeFazio, Peter [D]
No CO-1 DeGette, Diana [D]
No CT-3 DeLauro, Rosa [D]
No TN-4 DesJarlais, Scott [R]
No PA-14 Doyle, Michael [D]
No SC-3 Duncan, Jeff [R]
No TN-2 Duncan, John [R]
No MD-4 Edwards, Donna [D]
No MN-5 Ellison, Keith [D]
No CA-14 Eshoo, Anna [D]
No CA-17 Farr, Sam [D]
No PA-2 Fattah, Chaka [D]
No AZ-6 Flake, Jeff [R]
No VA-4 Forbes, J. [R]
No MA-4 Frank, Barney [D]
No OH-11 Fudge, Marcia [D]
No NJ-5 Garrett, Scott [R]
No VA-6 Goodlatte, Robert [R]
No AZ-1 Gosar, Paul [R]
No SC-4 Gowdy, Trey [R]
No GA-9 Graves, Tom [R]
No VA-9 Griffith, H. [R]
No AZ-7 Grijalva, Raul [D]
No CA-36 Hahn, Janice [D]
No MD-1 Harris, Andy [R]
No FL-23 Hastings, Alcee [D]
No NM-1 Heinrich, Martin [D]
No NY-22 Hinchey, Maurice [D]
No TX-15 Hinojosa, Rubén [D]
No NJ-12 Holt, Rush [D]
No CA-15 Honda, Michael [D]
No KS-1 Huelskamp, Tim [R]
No MI-2 Huizenga, Bill [R]
No VA-5 Hurt, Robert [R]
No IL-2 Jackson, Jesse [D]
No GA-4 Johnson, Henry [D]
No IL-15 Johnson, Timothy [R]
No NC-3 Jones, Walter [R]
No OH-9 Kaptur, Marcy [D]
No OH-10 Kucinich, Dennis [D]
No ID-1 Labrador, Raúl [R]
No CA-9 Lee, Barbara [D]
No GA-5 Lewis, John [D]
No CA-16 Lofgren, Zoe [D]
No NM-3 Lujan, Ben [D]
No WY-0 Lummis, Cynthia [R]
No FL-14 Mack, Connie [R]
No NY-14 Maloney, Carolyn [D]
No MA-7 Markey, Edward [D]
No CA-5 Matsui, Doris [D]
No CA-4 McClintock, Tom [R]
No MN-4 McCollum, Betty [D]
No WA-7 McDermott, James [D]
No MA-3 McGovern, James [D]
No NY-6 Meeks, Gregory [D]
No ME-2 Michaud, Michael [D]
No CA-7 Miller, George [D]
No NC-13 Miller, R. [D]
No WI-4 Moore, Gwen [D]
No VA-8 Moran, James [D]
No SC-5 Mulvaney, Mick [R]
No CT-5 Murphy, Christopher [D]
No NY-8 Nadler, Jerrold [D]
No CA-38 Napolitano, Grace [D]
No MA-2 Neal, Richard [D]
No MA-1 Olver, John [D]
No NJ-6 Pallone, Frank [D]
No NJ-10 Payne, Donald [D]
No IN-6 Pence, Mike [R]
No MI-9 Peters, Gary [D]
No ME-1 Pingree, Chellie [D]
No CO-2 Polis, Jared [D]
No FL-15 Posey, Bill [R]
No NC-4 Price, David [D]
No IL-5 Quigley, Mike [D]
No NY-15 Rangel, Charles [D]
No WI-8 Ribble, Reid [R]
No LA-2 Richmond, Cedric [D]
No TN-1 Roe, Phil [R]
No CA-46 Rohrabacher, Dana [R]
No IN-4 Rokita, Todd [R]
No CA-34 Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D]
No CA-40 Royce, Edward [R]
No IL-1 Rush, Bobby [D]
No OH-17 Ryan, Timothy [D]
No MD-3 Sarbanes, John [D]
No IL-9 Schakowsky, Janice [D]
No AZ-5 Schweikert, David [R]
No VA-3 Scott, Robert [D]
No NY-16 Serrano, José [D]
No ID-2 Simpson, Michael [R]
No NY-28 Slaughter, Louise [D]
No CA-12 Speier, Jackie [D]
No CA-13 Stark, Fortney [D]
No IN-3 Stutzman, Marlin [R]
No MS-2 Thompson, Bennie [D]
No CA-1 Thompson, C. [D]
No MA-6 Tierney, John [D]
No CO-3 Tipton, Scott [R]
No NY-21 Tonko, Paul [D]
No NY-10 Towns, Edolphus [D]
No MD-8 Van Hollen, Christopher [D]
No NY-12 Velazquez, Nydia [D]
No MI-7 Walberg, Timothy [R]
No IL-8 Walsh, Joe [R]
No CA-35 Waters, Maxine [D]
No NC-12 Watt, Melvin [D]
No VT-0 Welch, Peter [D]
No GA-7 Woodall, Rob [R]
No CA-6 Woolsey, Lynn [D]
No KY-3 Yarmuth, John [D]
Aye NY-5 Ackerman, Gary [D]
Aye FL-24 Adams, Sandy [R]
Aye AL-4 Aderholt, Robert [R]
Aye MO-2 Akin, W. [R]
Aye LA-5 Alexander, Rodney [R]
Aye PA-4 Altmire, Jason [D]
Aye NV-2 Amodei, Mark [R]
Aye NJ-1 Andrews, Robert [D]
Aye OH-7 Austria, Steve [R]
Aye CA-43 Baca, Joe [D]
Aye AL-6 Bachus, Spencer [R]
Aye PA-11 Barletta, Lou [R]
Aye GA-12 Barrow, John [D]
Aye MD-6 Bartlett, Roscoe [R]
Aye TX-6 Barton, Joe [R]
Aye NH-2 Bass, Charles [R]
Aye MI-1 Benishek, Dan [R]
Aye ND-0 Berg, Rick [R]
Aye NV-1 Berkley, Shelley [D]
Aye CA-28 Berman, Howard [D]
Aye IL-13 Biggert, Judy [R]
Aye CA-50 Bilbray, Brian [R]
Aye FL-9 Bilirakis, Gus [R]
Aye UT-1 Bishop, Rob [R]
Aye GA-2 Bishop, Sanford [D]
Aye NY-1 Bishop, Timothy [D]
Aye TN-6 Black, Diane [R]
Aye TN-7 Blackburn, Marsha [R]
Aye AL-1 Bonner, Jo [R]
Aye CA-45 Bono Mack, Mary [R]
Aye OK-2 Boren, Dan [D]
Aye IA-3 Boswell, Leonard [D]
Aye LA-7 Boustany, Charles [R]
Aye TX-8 Brady, Kevin [R]
Aye PA-1 Brady, Robert [D]
Aye AL-5 Brooks, Mo [R]
Aye GA-10 Broun, Paul [R]
Aye FL-3 Brown, Corrine [D]
Aye FL-13 Buchanan, Vern [R]
Aye NY-25 Buerkle, Ann Marie [R]
Aye NC-1 Butterfield, George [D]
Aye CA-44 Calvert, Ken [R]
Aye MI-4 Camp, David [R]
Aye TX-23 Canseco, Francisco [R]
Aye VA-7 Cantor, Eric [R]
Aye WV-2 Capito, Shelley [R]
Aye CA-23 Capps, Lois [D]
Aye CA-18 Cardoza, Dennis [D]
Aye MO-3 Carnahan, Russ [D]
Aye DE-0 Carney, John [D]
Aye TX-31 Carter, John [R]
Aye LA-6 Cassidy, Bill [R]
Aye FL-11 Castor, Kathy [D]
Aye OH-1 Chabot, Steven [R]
Aye KY-6 Chandler, Ben [D]
Aye RI-1 Cicilline, David [D]
Aye OK-4 Cole, Tom [R]
Aye TX-11 Conaway, K. [R]
Aye VA-11 Connolly, Gerald [D]
Aye TN-5 Cooper, Jim [D]
Aye CA-20 Costa, Jim [D]
Aye CT-2 Courtney, Joe [D]
Aye MN-8 Cravaack, Chip [R]
Aye AR-1 Crawford, Rick [R]
Aye FL-4 Crenshaw, Ander [R]
Aye PA-12 Critz, Mark [D]
Aye NY-7 Crowley, Joseph [D]
Aye TX-28 Cuellar, Henry [D]
Aye TX-7 Culberson, John [R]
Aye KY-4 Davis, Geoff [R]
Aye CA-53 Davis, Susan [D]
Aye CA-19 Denham, Jeff [R]
Aye PA-15 Dent, Charles [R]
Aye FL-19 Deutch, Ted [D]
Aye WA-6 Dicks, Norman [D]
Aye MI-15 Dingell, John [D]
Aye TX-25 Doggett, Lloyd [D]
Aye IL-10 Dold, Bob [R]
Aye IN-2 Donnelly, Joe [D]
Aye CA-26 Dreier, David [R]
Aye WI-7 Duffy, Sean [R]
Aye NC-2 Ellmers, Renee [R]
Aye MO-8 Emerson, Jo Ann [R]
Aye NY-17 Engel, Eliot [D]
Aye TX-27 Farenthold, Blake [R]
Aye TN-8 Fincher, Stephen [R]
Aye PA-8 Fitzpatrick, Michael [R]
Aye TN-3 Fleischmann, Chuck [R]
Aye LA-4 Fleming, John [R]
Aye TX-17 Flores, Bill [R]
Aye NE-1 Fortenberry, Jeffrey [R]
Aye NC-5 Foxx, Virginia [R]
Aye AZ-2 Franks, Trent [R]
Aye NJ-11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney [R]
Aye CA-24 Gallegly, Elton [R]
Aye CA-10 Garamendi, John [D]
Aye CO-4 Gardner, Cory [R]
Aye PA-6 Gerlach, Jim [R]
Aye OH-18 Gibbs, Bob [R]
Aye NY-20 Gibson, Chris [R]
Aye GA-11 Gingrey, John [R]
Aye TX-1 Gohmert, Louis [R]
Aye TX-20 Gonzalez, Charles [D]
Aye TX-12 Granger, Kay [R]
Aye MO-6 Graves, Samuel [R]
Aye TX-9 Green, Al [D]
Aye TX-29 Green, Raymond [D]
Aye AR-2 Griffin, Tim [R]
Aye NY-13 Grimm, Michael [R]
Aye NH-1 Guinta, Frank [R]
Aye KY-2 Guthrie, Brett [R]
Aye TX-4 Hall, Ralph [R]
Aye HI-1 Hanabusa, Colleen [D]
Aye NY-24 Hanna, Richard [R]
Aye MS-3 Harper, Gregg [R]
Aye MO-4 Hartzler, Vicky [R]
Aye WA-4 Hastings, Doc [R]
Aye NY-19 Hayworth, Nan [R]
Aye NV-3 Heck, Joe [R]
Aye TX-5 Hensarling, Jeb [R]
Aye CA-2 Herger, Walter [R]
Aye WA-3 Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R]
Aye NY-27 Higgins, Brian [D]
Aye CT-4 Himes, James [D]
Aye HI-2 Hirono, Mazie [D]
Aye NY-26 Hochul, Kathleen [D]
Aye PA-17 Holden, Tim [D]
Aye MD-5 Hoyer, Steny [D]
Aye IL-14 Hultgren, Randy [R]
Aye CA-52 Hunter, Duncan [R]
Aye WA-1 Inslee, Jay [D]
Aye NY-2 Israel, Steve [D]
Aye CA-49 Issa, Darrell [R]
Aye TX-18 Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D]
Aye KS-2 Jenkins, Lynn [R]
Aye OH-6 Johnson, Bill [R]
Aye TX-3 Johnson, Samuel [R]
Aye OH-4 Jordan, Jim [R]
Aye MA-10 Keating, William [D]
Aye PA-3 Kelly, Mike [R]
Aye MI-5 Kildee, Dale [D]
Aye WI-3 Kind, Ronald [D]
Aye NY-3 King, Peter [R]
Aye IA-5 King, Steve [R]
Aye GA-1 Kingston, Jack [R]
Aye IL-11 Kinzinger, Adam [R]
Aye NC-8 Kissell, Larry [D]
Aye MN-2 Kline, John [R]
Aye CO-5 Lamborn, Doug [R]
Aye NJ-7 Lance, Leonard [R]
Aye LA-3 Landry, Jeff [R]
Aye RI-2 Langevin, James [D]
Aye OK-5 Lankford, James [R]
Aye WA-2 Larsen, Rick [D]
Aye CT-1 Larson, John [D]
Aye IA-4 Latham, Thomas [R]
Aye OH-5 Latta, Robert [R]
Aye MI-12 Levin, Sander [D]
Aye CA-41 Lewis, Jerry [R]
Aye IL-3 Lipinski, Daniel [D]
Aye NJ-2 LoBiondo, Frank [R]
Aye IA-2 Loebsack, David [D]
Aye MO-7 Long, Billy [R]
Aye NY-18 Lowey, Nita [D]
Aye OK-3 Lucas, Frank [R]
Aye MO-9 Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R]
Aye CA-3 Lungren, Daniel [R]
Aye IL-16 Manzullo, Donald [R]
Aye TX-24 Marchant, Kenny [R]
Aye PA-10 Marino, Thomas [R]
Aye UT-2 Matheson, Jim [D]
Aye NY-4 McCarthy, Carolyn [D]
Aye CA-22 McCarthy, Kevin [R]
Aye TX-10 McCaul, Michael [R]
Aye MI-11 McCotter, Thaddeus [R]
Aye NC-10 McHenry, Patrick [R]
Aye NC-7 McIntyre, Mike [D]
Aye CA-25 McKeon, Howard [R]
Aye WV-1 McKinley, David [R]
Aye WA-5 McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R]
Aye CA-11 McNerney, Jerry [D]
Aye PA-7 Meehan, Patrick [R]
Aye FL-7 Mica, John [R]
Aye MI-10 Miller, Candice [R]
Aye CA-42 Miller, Gary [R]
Aye FL-1 Miller, Jeff [R]
Aye PA-18 Murphy, Tim [R]
Aye TX-19 Neugebauer, Randy [R]
Aye SD-0 Noem, Kristi [R]
Aye FL-5 Nugent, Richard [R]
Aye CA-21 Nunes, Devin [R]
Aye MS-1 Nunnelee, Alan [R]
Aye TX-22 Olson, Pete [R]
Aye NY-23 Owens, William [D]
Aye MS-4 Palazzo, Steven [R]
Aye NJ-8 Pascrell, William [D]
Aye AZ-4 Pastor, Edward [D]
Aye MN-3 Paulsen, Erik [R]
Aye NM-2 Pearce, Steven [R]
Aye CA-8 Pelosi, Nancy [D]
Aye CO-7 Perlmutter, Ed [D]
Aye MN-7 Peterson, Collin [D]
Aye WI-6 Petri, Thomas [R]
Aye PA-19 Platts, Todd [R]
Aye TX-2 Poe, Ted [R]
Aye KS-4 Pompeo, Mike [R]
Aye GA-6 Price, Tom [R]
Aye AZ-3 Quayle, Ben [R]
Aye WV-3 Rahall, Nick [D]
Aye NY-29 Reed, Tom [R]
Aye MT-0 Rehberg, Dennis [R]
Aye WA-8 Reichert, Dave [R]
Aye OH-16 Renacci, Jim [R]
Aye TX-16 Reyes, Silvestre [D]
Aye CA-37 Richardson, Laura [D]
Aye VA-2 Rigell, E. [R]
Aye FL-25 Rivera, David [R]
Aye AL-2 Roby, Martha [R]
Aye KY-5 Rogers, Harold [R]
Aye AL-3 Rogers, Michael [R]
Aye MI-8 Rogers, Michael [R]
Aye FL-16 Rooney, Thomas [R]
Aye IL-6 Roskam, Peter [R]
Aye FL-18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R]
Aye FL-12 Ross, Dennis [R]
Aye AR-4 Ross, Mike [D]
Aye NJ-9 Rothman, Steven [D]
Aye NJ-3 Runyan, Jon [R]
Aye MD-2 Ruppersberger, C.A. [D]
Aye WI-1 Ryan, Paul [R]
Aye CA-39 Sanchez, Linda [D]
Aye LA-1 Scalise, Steve [R]
Aye CA-29 Schiff, Adam [D]
Aye IL-17 Schilling, Robert [R]
Aye OH-2 Schmidt, Jean [R]
Aye IL-18 Schock, Aaron [R]
Aye OR-5 Schrader, Kurt [D]
Aye PA-13 Schwartz, Allyson [D]
Aye GA-8 Scott, Austin [R]
Aye GA-13 Scott, David [D]
Aye SC-1 Scott, Tim [R]
Aye WI-5 Sensenbrenner, F. [R]
Aye TX-32 Sessions, Peter [R]
Aye AL-7 Sewell, Terri [D]
Aye CA-27 Sherman, Brad [D]
Aye IL-19 Shimkus, John [R]
Aye NC-11 Shuler, Heath [D]
Aye PA-9 Shuster, William [R]
Aye NJ-13 Sires, Albio [D]
Aye WA-9 Smith, Adam [D]
Aye NE-3 Smith, Adrian [R]
Aye NJ-4 Smith, Christopher [R]
Aye TX-21 Smith, Lamar [R]
Aye FL-2 Southerland, Steve [R]
Aye FL-6 Stearns, Clifford [R]
Aye OH-15 Stivers, Steve [R]
Aye OK-1 Sullivan, John [R]
Aye OH-13 Sutton, Betty [D]
Aye NE-2 Terry, Lee [R]
Aye PA-5 Thompson, Glenn [R]
Aye TX-13 Thornberry, William [R]
Aye OH-12 Tiberi, Patrick [R]
Aye MA-5 Tsongas, Niki [D]
Aye OH-3 Turner, Michael [R]
Aye NY-9 Turner, Robert [R]
Aye MI-6 Upton, Frederick [R]
Aye IN-1 Visclosky, Peter [D]
Aye OR-2 Walden, Greg [R]
Aye MN-1 Walz, Timothy [D]
Aye FL-20 Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D]
Aye CA-30 Waxman, Henry [D]
Aye FL-8 Webster, Daniel [R]
Aye FL-22 West, Allen [R]
Aye GA-3 Westmoreland, Lynn [R]
Aye KY-1 Whitfield, Edward [R]
Aye SC-2 Wilson, Addison [R]
Aye FL-17 Wilson, Frederica [D]
Aye VA-1 Wittman, Rob [R]
Aye VA-10 Wolf, Frank [R]
Aye AR-3 Womack, Steve [R]
Aye KS-3 Yoder, Kevin [R]
Aye AK-0 Young, Donald [R]
Aye IN-9 Young, Todd [R]
Not Voting MN-6 Bachmann, Michele [R]
Not Voting NC-6 Coble, Howard [R]
Not Voting FL-21 Diaz-Balart, Mario [R]
Not Voting CA-51 Filner, Bob [D]
Not Voting AZ-8 Giffords, Gabrielle [D]
Not Voting IL-4 Gutierrez, Luis [D]
Not Voting TX-30 Johnson, Eddie [D]
Not Voting OH-14 LaTourette, Steven [R]
Not Voting MA-9 Lynch, Stephen [D]
Not Voting NC-9 Myrick, Sue [R]
Not Voting TX-14 Paul, Ronald [R]
Not Voting PA-16 Pitts, Joseph [R]
Not Voting CA-47 Sanchez, Loretta [D]
Not Voting FL-10 Young, C. W. [R]

Occupy protester hands President Obama a note

23 Nov
(Charles Dharapak/AP)

The Occupy movement trailed President Obama to New Hampshire today, where protestors briefly interrupted his jobs speech at a Manchester high school.

Using the so-called “human microphone” method, protestors shouted Obama down just minutes into his speech, calling attention to the arrest of peaceful protestors at Occupy movements around the country.

They were quickly countered by students, who began chanting, “Obama! Obama!”

But after the speech, a member of the movement got close enough to Obama as the president was shaking hands with members of the audience pass him a note, which was photographed by the Associated Press’ Charles Dharapak:

(Charles Dharapak/AP)

Mr. President: Over 4000 peaceful protesters have been arrested. While bankers continue to destroy the American economy. You must stop the assault on our 1st amendment rights.  Your silence sends a message that police brutality is acceptable. Banks got bailed out. We got sold out.

President Obama isn’t the first politician to be targeted by the Occupy movement. Two weeks ago, Michele Bachmann was briefly interrupted by Occupy Charleston protesters at speech in South Carolina.

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