Thanks to all of you who contacted your reps, everybody had a hand in this and Ron Paul led the charge.
The final vote was 327 YEA & 98 NAY, much more than the 2/3s vote required to pass this bill under suspension of rules (which means the bill is NOT
watered down by amendments and holds the integrity that Ron Paul holds, which also means this is a full on audit and will expose the corruption).
The bill states that, if passed, the audit must be completed before 2012 ends. I think this is meant to bring full exposure of the FED before the 100
year Federal Reserve Act charter is up so that it DOESN'T get renewed, from the will of the people. We have a lot of work ahead of us.
REP: 238 YEA - 1 NAY
DEM: 89 YEA - 97 NAY
see more of the vote breakdown and how the reps voted here: (be sure you call your reps to let them know how you feel on how they voted) clerk.house.gov...
Congratulations!!! For once, this is a major victory for the people. Now we march forward to the senate.
Only a few years ago, few would have believed that two-thirds of the U.S. House would support a complete audit of the Federal Reserve.
It’s time to further shock the establishment by carrying our momentum over into the Senate.
And that’s where Audit the Fed faces its toughest test yet.
Ben Bernanke and his bankster pals know they can count on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and their other allies to do everything in their power to
stop our transparency effort.
The energy, enthusiasm, and passion are on our side – and so is a major victory in the U.S. House.
Watch the debate on HR 459 here.
Also, I think Dennis Kucinich deserves a shout out for his passionate speech. I think he was extremely angry at his fellow democrats for attacking
Ron Paul personally instead of debating the actual issue. Their argument was poor and it definitely shows through DK.
Lastly, EIGHT Representatives cosponsored HR 459 but voted AGAINST the bill, did the banks get to them at the last minute? If these are your reps,
call and let them know how you feel.
Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]
Rep Hinchey, Maurice [D-NY-22]
Rep Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]
Rep McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]
Rep Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16]
Rep Rothman, Steven [D-NJ-9]
Rep Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]
Rep Woolsey, Lynn [D-CA-6]
edit on 25-7-2012 by eLPresidente because: (no reason given)
Well a lot of people warned that this wouldn't pass congress either but the efforts of the people and the Ron Paul grassroots helped to make this
We can do the same with the senate. Who is on board? Who will help make sure this audit takes place?
To answer another question, this bill actually makes sure a full audit is done before the end of 2012. I think Ron Paul wants to expose everything
for the people to see and to demand that the Federal Reserve Act NOT be renewed and NOT have another replacement. This is the path forward and if
some of you don't see just how important this bill is, then you'll spend the next 100 years in booms, busts and inflation just like the last
Originally posted by illuminnaughty
Thanks for the update. When do they actually do it, Audit the fed? Im a brit but am still interested in this. After all it will have an effect on
the rest of world. Go Ron Paul.
Passing a bill into law is a three step process. This one started in the House of Representatives and has passed. Next, it will be introduced into the
Senate, where it still has to be debated. The Senate has the option of rejecting the bill, amending the bill or passing the bill as is. If it is
rejected, it is dead. If it is amended, it goes back to the House for another vote. If passed as is, it then goes to the President to be signed into
law. The President has the authority to veto the bill, in which case it goes back to the Senate.
So, when will it happen? It has a long road to go, yet, but hopefully before the end of the year.
If anybody is worried about the senate, it isn't exactly Harry Reid who decides its fate. It is more Senator Tim Johnson of South Dakota. He is the
chairman of the senate banking committee so if theres anybody from South Dakota, you know what to do!
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