Rep. Wilson needs to fight for constituents

Published 10:01 am Friday, November 27, 2009

Congressman Charlie Wilson’s arrogance in knowing more than his constituents and tuning out the outrage concerning taxpayer-funded bailouts to the banking industry, the automobile industry, the health care bill, voting against Paul/Grayson Bill that would give more transparency concerning the tyranny of the Federal Reserve, etc., is tiring.

I called his Congressional office (11/16/09) and of course got a field representative’s usual response that she would pass my concerns on to the congressman.

I called to challenge or direct two question to Congressman Wilson.

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Firstly, how is it that President Obama, then-Sen. Obama, campaigned heavily on withdrawing troops from Iraq and ending this illegal and undeclared “war,” an abdication of Congress’ constitutional duties?

Instead, President Obama is increasing troop levels in the sovereign countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan all in the name of the 21st Century myth coined “terrorism.”

Obama’s continuation of the Bush/Cheney foreign policies has led to the death of thousands of innocent civilians in the Middle East, not to mention American troops.

The blood spilled in this foreign entanglement is on his watch. Where is the change?

Secondly, the Congressman knows as well as I and 37 percent of the U.S. population that September 11,2001, was a pretext for war, a lie designed by the Neocons, foreign interest, rouge elements in the two-party system and the federal government.

If this educator/farmer knows the 9-11 Commission was an omission of facts, a cover-up or simply put: 9-11 was an inside job; then so does Congressman Wilson.

Congressman Wilson should be on the vanguard of exposing this national scandal, asking for a truly independent citizen-based commission with subpoena powers.

“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it,” —Mark Twain.

I’ll wait for the congressman’s response.

Jonathan E. Ater