Saturday, May 19, 2012

Career Politicians

Another election season is in the works. If you are not seeing them already, you will be seeing commercials on TV or mailings in your email or through the United States Postal Service from your Representative wanting more money and/or your support for them in the upcoming election. Chances are said politician has been in office for 20 or 40 years and done nothing for your district. You are wondering why you continue to vote for that politician and had nothing to show for it. Is there someone out there who has YOUR best interests at heart?

Well there is. That organization is called GOOOH, which stands for Get Out Of Our House. It is very fitting as the organization intends to vote out all 435 members of the House of Representatives and replace them with citizen activist, citizen statesmen if you will. GOOOH has people in all 50 states and 435 Congressional Districts with that sole purpose. Each district has three rounds (sometimes more, sometimes less depending on the district) of intense, competitive “citizen conventions” designed to pick a single candidate which is represented by GOOOH and also by the people of said conventions. Will they be successful? I do not know, but do know that it will be up to the people of that particular district if they are. The question to ask is: “are you happy with the same old career politicians who are working for the lobbyists, or do you want a citizen statesman looking out for your interest?”

On today’s show you will be hearing one of these citizen statesmen. His name is Byron Donalds, and he will be representing the 19th District of Florida, where I reside. Just a bit of history the 19th District was renumbered due to the Census of 2010. Before that it was the 14th District and had been represented by Connie Mack IV (who is vacating his seat to run for the Senate) since 2005. Mr. Donalds is a businessman and a self-described constitutional conservative. He has never before competed for nor served in public office. Mr. Donalds is highly intelligent, straightforward, and refreshingly willing to put a stake in the ground on a wide variety of critical issues such as the economy and taxes, debt reduction, and healthcare reform among others. On August 14, he will be involved in a primary to see who will advance to the General Election on November 6.

Beginning now and through November 6, let us tell the career politicians to GOOOH!

The rundown for May 19, 2012

On the show today, I will be having Byron Donalds on the show, Byron is running for the 19th Congressional District (formerly the 14th congressional district which is my own district and which was represented by Connie Mack IV, who is leaving the District seat to run for the Senate seat against “Wild” Bill Nelson) and will be on the air from 1:30 – 2:15 PM Eastern. The first 30 minutes we will be talking about his campaign and then at 2 PM Keith Flaugh, Director of GOOOH for Southwest Florida, will be calling in and for the final 15 minutes of Byron’s time we will be discussing the process Byron has gone through in order to be the nominee. Then we will continue the GOOOH discussion about how it came about and also what the plan is for the future. As today is also Armed Forces Day I will be thanking the Armed Forces in my own unique way.

All this and more will be discussed on Red, Right, and Blue at 1:30 PM Eastern. The chatroom at will be open 30 minutes beforehand. ALSO, the show will be simulcast on Own The Narrative as well. The phone number is 718-305-7176 and you can also Skype in as soon as the show starts. The Skype button will appear next to the phone number at the top of the show page. Be sure to come and join us for the fun and frivolity that is Red, Right, and Blue.