Wednesday, November 18, 2009

5-million Pink Slips delivered to Congress

A press conference held outside the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. yesterday announced that the campaign to Take Back America has delivered over 5-million Pink Slips to Congress. Every Senator and Congressman has received a stack of these Pink Slips over 5 feet tall warning them that their votes for high-cost spending bills will result in their getting "fired" by the taxpayers who employ them.

The Pink Slip campaign was organized by Joseph Farah, CEO and editor of WorldNet Daily News and any citizen can order a set of Pink Slips to be delivered to every member of Congress for $29.95. Click this link to place your order:

Janet Porter, founder and president of Faith2Action and one of the organizers behind the "pink slips" campaign, was at a news conference today in Washington where U.S. Reps. Michelle Bachmann, R-Minn.; Louie Gohmert, R-Texas; Steve King, R-Iowa; and Trent Franks, R-Ariz., hailed the effort as an innovative new vehicle for the American people to express themselves to members of Congress. 

"It's an amazing feat, to get that many slips to Congress," Rep. King told WND. "If you look through them, you can index each one back to an individual.

"That's powerful. There is a person behind each one of the slips," he said. 

Additional news coverage has appeared on FOX TV NEWS, video at:

CNN.COM reported the story.
Organizers of 'pink slip' protest claim 5 million sent to Congress
From Paul Courson, CNN
November 17, 2009 4:40 p.m. EST
Washington (CNN) -- Voters disappointed over health care and other legislative efforts have now sent 5 million "pink slips" to members of Congress, the conservative Web site WorldNetDaily said Tuesday.

Several Republican lawmakers joined WorldNetDaily figures to endorse the campaign Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

"These pink slips are a call for fiscally responsible and constitutionally responsible Americans," said Rep. Steve King of Iowa.

A pink slip is symbolic of job dismissal, a theme not lost on Rep. Trent Franks, R-Arizona, who said members need to vote the will of the people or be fired in the next election.

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