To Begin Again…….

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Ben Swann gave me hope after watching this video this morning.  Ben always gives me hope. He’s young, good looking, honest and actually does investigative reporting.  He’s reachable –people can contact him with news or some injustice and he will look into it and make the calls and take the time in order to tell the world what is actually going on as opposed to what some corporate in-bed-with-our-government media entity wants us to think is going on.  And he’s not one of those opinion-pushers we see all over alternative media –he gives us actual truth and real news.  God Bless Ben Swann. He’s like the Ron Paul of the media.

So yes, he gives me hope and what he’s saying in this video reminds me of what just happened to me this past election cycle when I put myself out there and decided to Run for Office on a Liberty Platform –actually step up like the Liberty Candidates I’ve been shining a light on these past 5 years.   And as Ben says in this video I was “certainly in the fight”….I had to go out there and collect 3,000 signatures to get on the ballot.  My friends including my husband, Ken Bowman, my rock, were tenacious and we got 5,191 –enough to get on the ballot with a cushion…. yet we were sued by the GOP in my district who claimed that ALL of our signatures were fraudulently obtained and that we had 0 signatures.  We were on the ballot and off the ballot through frivolous lawsuits that took us all the way to the Fifth Level NY Supreme court –and we won just days before the election, but by that time, absentee ballots went out with and without my name.  News agencies ignored me believing I was no longer on the ballot.  My name was left off of sample ballots in both the one major newspaper on Long Island and in the actual polling places,  and in some instances (which I am still checking out),  people claimed they tried to find my name on the ballot to vote for me but I was not there.  They cost our campaign time and money.  They sucked the life out of us. They confused voters.  They won.  But NOT without a fight! And NOT without me getting the word out about issues that they just refuse to talk about like Big Pharma, Smart Meters and Industrial Hemp and GMO food –as well as the sucking-on-the-teat of the taxpayers with the high cost of legislation itself –the fact that we pay real good money in New York State to be enslaved by ridiculous, redundant laws.   The best part of this adventure was seeing how the local media, in conjunction with the political parties, does whatever it wants and gets away with it.  Local Fios1 puts out news on election night with 100% of the votes in saying I got 0 votes.  They know exactly what they’re doing.
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I have to come clean and admit that this election broke me.  I hated every moment of it from collecting signatures to asking for money to the constant self-promotion to getting physically ill before the debates and candidate nights.  I never aspired to be one of them, I just didn’t feel comfortable in the job.  When the lawsuits came I went through a myriad of emotions from dejected to elated whenever we got a win then back down again. This went on until just days before the election. This really did suck the wind out of my sails,and they knew this too –it’s what they plan will happen.  These people are professional vampires sucking the life out of any third party candidate that tries to infringe on their territory of power, taxpayer funded salaries, benefits and pensions as well as appointed jobs for their friends and families.  They don’t want ANY new meat involved in their little operation.  It’s like trying to join the mafia with good intentions.  I was pretty naive to think that I had a chance in hell.  And that was proved with 724 votes they say I received.  That adds up to the number 13 lol.  I was sad but Ben Swann just gave me hope for the rest of you…..

I wasn’t the only one fighting out there to have my voice heard –I just might have been the only one fighting that didn’t actually want to be a politician –I wanted to be the anti-politician and get in and repeal laws and nullify the entire federal government from our state.  And that wasn’t going to happen with some middle aged, loud mouthed trouble maker from Long Island who called out their game in the middle of a candidate meet & greet, was it?  Was anyone listening? Did anyone actually care?  Well if life really reflected the amazing people who I have met on facebook then I would have to say that people cared –then life would be a freedom loving place with people working in conjunction to live happy and healthy lives in a voluntary manner with a very small government never aggressing against another and having the ammo and God given right to protect themselves in their homes.  But that’s not the way it works out there in the world where only 40% of the registered voters are the ones making the choices for everyone else –and where a lot of those people who spend their days complaining from their armchair through their finger tips never actually went outside to vote because many no longer believe in the system.  I can’t say I blame them but –now what?

home Droves of people are angry and want to leave NY State or at least cut the lower half off.  On my journey to collect signatures I learned a lot about people….most have no clue what is actually going on with legislation until it directly affects them and even most Republicans I spoke to had no idea what the Safe Act was.  Most people who shunned me were those who say “I don’t like guns” and though they may have agreed with me on all the other issues –their opinion on whether they liked guns or not was the reason they voted for the “Republican who voted for the NY Safe Act” or the Republican turned Democrat who stated that “People have a perverse fascination with guns”.  Yet on my journey out there talking to voters did I ever hear –“I don’t like guns but I love the Constitution so I’m ok with you standing up for it.”

Most of the laws in NY State are there so as not to offend someone.  We live in the “offend-sive” state.  Someone doesn’t like something –a law is born.  And the incumbent I ran against is great at what he does. He’s down with creating laws and voting against our liberties even though his own party platform is supposed to stand up for the Constitution and that includes ALL the amendments –you’re not supposed to pick and choose when you have principles.  Well, unless it offends someone. And I think we saw in the news yesterday that back-room deals are what really guide how the elections will turn out.  It’s all pre-planned. Once in awhile we may encounter someone who is a real freedom loving individual who will fight for justice,  but you have to wonder what part of their soul they might have to give up in order to get in.

So I learned my lessons hard. I learned that I am not cut out to be in politics.  I AM, however, cut out to watch these guys and call them out and hand them information when they’re not doing the right thing or stand in front of their offices with a large sign so that other people know they are not doing the right thing.  Hell, I even learned how to do this in front of a camera. Words sometimes just seemed to fly out of my mouth because they were coming from my heart —and that only happens when I find I’m not trying to be one of them.  I learned that I just have to be myself and stand up for what I believe in rather than try and act like one of them to play their game which they would never “let” me win.

At the end of this experience I gave up two things that were very important to me.  I said good-bye to LibertyCandiates which I started on November 10, 2009 and ended on November 10, 2014 (I was shocked when I saw that I had opened that account on the very same day I closed it!). Five good years.  Why did I close it?  People stopped caring. People stopped donating to the candidates. People stopped paying attention.  It all stopped making sense when my committee of over 125 dwindled down to 2 to 5 people voting at a time if I was lucky.  Apathy killed Liberty Candidates.

The same can be said of Save Long Island –another organization I closed down. I ran it with my friend Ed Weaver and tried to awaken souls on Long Island to the issues affecting us.  The last event we ran had 5 people show up.  I knew people just didn’t care after the Save Long Island forum we threw in January.  We promoted it for 6 months prior and the best we could do was 250 attendees. That’s not enough.  We had speakers from every spectrum of the liberty movement from all over the country come together to talk about issues like vaccine safety to the 1st amendment to smart meters, GMO food, economics, common core education, Big Pharma and the constitution.  Billy Joel comes to sing and people pay thousands of dollars to listen but we try and tell people about issues that are affecting their families and their homes their pocket-books and bodies….and most people couldn’t find the money or time to attend.  It destroyed Ed and I –but we kept trudging on.  Right after the forum I had to go full steam ahead with my campaign and Ed was helping with my campaign, the website, brochures, etc.  We put our all into the next thing to awaken people, my campaign, and again very few showed up.  Don’t get me wrong –I am forever grateful to those that did believe in me, donated to me, lent me their bodies and time –this was the REAL grassroots and I have so many amazing people in my life who care and have given their all in trying to help me…. but in the end, that was not enough and they are just as dejected as I am.

So I give up on these things…on trying to awaken people through organizations or elections where they might actually have to show up and partake or do something –and instead I begin again…..  doing things where only I have to show up.  Because I know that I can count on me.  In the end we have to take a look inside of ourselves and see what drives us. We all have to be leaders for ourselves if we want to get anything done.  I’m tired of trying to awaken so many people by pointing out what’s wrong and trying to gather the troops in order to make it right. I’m pretty sure the troops are tired too.  I have it right with myself and my family and my friends.  So that’s what I’m doing, beginning again…..  starting from scratch.  And I’m hoping that if nothing else –maybe I awakened enough people who will start their own “Save Long Islands” or “Liberty Candidates” and invite me to their liberty awakening events –I just won’t be running them.  I’ve given up the reigns and I’m going to take a back seat and watch.  I believe that many of you out there are ready to step up and do your thing. I see it happening already. Maybe I helped to pave the way but I’ve done my fighting –Ben Swann says it’s time for the “win”.  Go and win!  I’ll write about it in this blog.  Invite me to the after party 🙂

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Save Long Island Forum – January 17th – 19th

Makes a Great Christmas Gift with tickets you can download right away!
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SPEAKERS & ISSUES:

G. Edward Griffin - Agenda 21

G. EDWARD GRIFFIN – AGENDA 21

Charlotte Iserbyt - Common Core

CHARLOTTE ISERBYT – COMMON CORE

Bill Still - The Economy

BILL STILL – THE ECONOMY

Linda Booker - Industrial Hemp

LINDA BOOKER – INDUSTRIAL HEMP

Sheriff Mack - The 2nd Amendment

SHERIFF MACK – THE 2ND AMENDMENT

Josh Tolley - Small Business Solutions

JOSH TOLLEY – SMALL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

KrisAnne Hall - The 4th Amendment

KRISANNE HALL – THE 4TH AMENDMENT

Kevin P. Miller - Big Pharma

KEVIN P. MILLER – BIG PHARMA

Medea Benjamin - Human Rights

MEDEA BENJAMIN – HUMAN RIGHTS

Robert Murphy - Austrian Economics

ROBERT MURPHY – AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS

Jason Bermas - The 1st Amendment

JASON BERMAS – THE 1ST AMENDMENT

Kristen Meagan - Geo-Engineering

KRISTEN MEAGAN – GEO-ENGINEERING

Micheal Murphy - Geo-Engineering

MICHEAL MURPHY – GEO-ENGINEERING

Mary Tocco - Vaccine Dangers

MARY TOCCO – VACCINE DANGERS

Fred Eichhorn - Alt Health

FRED EICHHORN – ALT HEALTH

Johnathan Landsman - GMOs

JOHNATHAN LANDSMAN – GMOS

Tatiana Moroz - Special Musical Guest

TATIANA MOROZ – SPECIAL MUSICAL GUEST

Jerry Day - Smart Meters

JERRY DAY – SMART METERS

Joanne Naughton - The War on Drugs

JOANNE NAUGHTON – THE WAR ON DRUGS

Jake Hays - Fracking

JAKE HAYS – FRACKING

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And remember that half of the proceeds from ticket sales will be going to the Feal Good Foundation who’s work with First Responders has been above and beyond what anyone could have imagined an organization could do for these brave individuals, sickened by the dust and toxic air quality surrounding ground zero after the attacks of 9-11. Your participation in this event will not only help bring knowledge to others, but shall also help this organization help them. So thank you and we can’t wait to see you there.

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Save Long Island Forum – Get Answers to Your Questions

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www.savelongislandforum.com  January 17, 18, 19

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There has never been an event like this before. Time to get educated about the issues that will be affecting you and your family.

Speakers and Issues:
Charlotte Iserbyt – Common Core Education
G. Edward Griffin – Agenda 21
Jerry Day – Smart Meters
Jake Hays – Fracking
Medea Benjamin – Drone Warfare
Sheriff Richard Mack – 2nd Amendment
KrisAnne Hall – The NDAA
Michael Murphy and Kristen Meghan – Geo-Engineering
Mary Tocco – Vaccine Safety
Joanne Naughton – The War on Drugs
Josh Tolley – Small Business
Fred Eichhorn – Alternative Medicine
Linda Booker – Industrial Hemp
Robert Murphy – Austrian Economics
Bill Still – Monetary Reform

Friday – Economic Debate & Dinner: The Austrian vs The Money Master Emceed by Tony Stiles

Saturday – Full Day to hear from all of our speakers

Sunday – Brunch with Q&A Session with all of our speakers.

Come one day –or come for the weekend. Packages Available.

 

 

“Save Long Island Forum” Coming in January 2014 ‘The Event’ Issues, Answers and The Great Debate!

Coming  January 17 – 19, 2014 – An Event unlike any other…..  It’s about the ISSUES!  If you have the questions…..these A+ Speakers have the answers!

And then there is the great debate 🙂

The Event

The event is broken up into three days with something special going on during each of them. For those who get the Snowed In Package or the Three Day Pass [get ’em here], they’re going to be in for a treat that will not disappoint. Here are the three days broken down.

Day #1: The Friday Night Special

Our event kicks off with a night to remember for all of those that show up on this night. First off is a special dinner welcoming all of those who have decided to join us and our speakers who have graced our event with their presence. The 115 people who get tickets to this night will not be disappointed as they will be able to interact not only with each other but also our speakers as we warm ourselves up for the weekend that is ahead. The dinner will then be followed with an event that many in the realm of economics have been salivating for.

For years now, those discussing the current state of our economy, though agreeing on their being a serious problem to the economy, have been divided over the solution to the problem. Back and forth these factions have argued over this topic through magazine articles, social media sites and talks to those who have usually come to listen to just their side of the puzzle. Now, we are going to hear from both sides of the issue at the same time. On this night, we shall have a monetary debate like no other between Bill Still & Austrian School economist and anarcho-capitalist Robert Murphy.

As many know these two come from schools of monetary thought that are not only at odds, but are diametrically opposed to each other. Whereas Still believes the government, through The Treasury Department, can and should effect monetary policy, Murphy believes that the government has no business at all in the Nation’s economy and that the Free Market should be the sole arbiter of the national economy. This is a debate that is surely not to be missed as it’s one that many have been wishing to happen for years now.

And to top it all off, we shall be having a special MC for this debate: the self proclaimed King of accountability, facilitator of awesome, ambassador of badass, and defender of freedom himself — Tony Stiles, whose radio show (and just overall personality) are known to be anything but the ordinary (click the image to check out his website).

Our event will bring it to you, but only if you get tickets to it quick.  


Day #2: The Saturday Main Event

On day two of our event, the main reason you came is to take form: the all-day fest of speakers, knowledge & hope.  This is the day that the people who come will get their chance to be exposed to information the likes of which they may never have considered existing. These speakers come from all walks of the spectrum of information, from education to Agenda 21, the economy to drone warfare, NSA spying to vaccination, and much more. Even if you are knowledgeable in one or a number of the issues we will be talking about at our event, you will learn something new as very few know about all of these issues, and of those individuals, even they can learn something new at this incredible event.

From 11am to 10pm on this day you will get to hear from a line up of individuals the likes of which have never been assembled in the same room. Several of them have conflicting views on what’s important to them, some are from what the media calls the ‘Liberal Left’ , others from the ‘Conservative Right’, but all care about the future of our nation and all of them will be talking about not what divides us, like Left or Right, but what unites us and that is the issues.

What issues will be spoken about and who will be speaking on them? Just take a look for yourself, click on an image and find out who’s here for what:

Bill Still - The Economy
Charlotte Iserbyt - Education
Fred Eichorn - Alternative Health
G. Edward Griffin - Agenda 21
Jake Hays - Fracking
Jerry Day - Smart Meters
KrisAnne Hall - The 4th Amendment
Kristen Meagan - Geo-engineering
Linda Booker - Industrial Hemp
Mary Tocco - Vaccines
Medea Benjamin - Human Rights
Sherif Richard Mack - The 2nd Amendment
Joanne Naughton of LEAP - The War On Drugs
Joah Tolley - Small Business
Robert Murphy - Austrian Economics

To read more about these gracious & courageous individuals , you can click right here.

To read more on the issues they’re coming to talk about, click this link here.


Day #3: The Sunday Brunch Day

Day three shall be another special event for those who are lucky enough to join us for it. On this day we will be having a special brunch for those who have stayed through the weekend with us and our speakers who have graced us with there presence. Even better, the brunch shall only be the opening of this incredible day  as, afterwards, we shall be having a special Q&A panel where you will be able to ask questions of our speakers, questions that are important to you. But not only this, these speakers will get the chance to talk about the one thing that is more important then any of the problems that we face, and that is the solutions they believe are necessary to help us through them.

It’s the solutions that matter more then anything and these great guest of ours know this, so they will be taking the time to give us their ideas of what the solutions maybe to the issues that matter most to us. Will these speakers be talking of solutions when they make their speeches on Saturday? Of course they will, but there are more issues then just the ones they will be talking about and their many lifetimes of knowledge and experience make them the perfect choice to enlighten those of us that care on the path that we should take to save Long Island and save our great country.

MC-ing the panel discussion shall be Josh Tolley so don’t miss out on all that we have to offer. Get your tickets NOW, right here.


And remember that half of the proceeds from ticket sales will be going to the Feal Good Foundation who’s work with First Responders has been above and beyond what anyone could have imagined an organization could do for these brave individuals, sickened by the dust and toxic air quality surrounding ground zero after the attacks of 9-11. Your participation in this event will not only help bring knowledge to others, but shall also help this organization help them. So thank you and we can’t wait to see you there.