FAQ

(1) Are you biased against President Obama? Everything here seems to be designed to ensure he does not win re-election.
(2) Even if I agree with most of what you’re saying, what can I do?  I’m not a powerful or influential person.  I’m just a regular person, with a job, family and hobbies that keep me busy.  What kind of effect could I even have on a major election – with only three weeks to go?
(3) Who are you – and why do you write behind a pseudonym?
(4) Were you paid to put this site together – and if so, by whom?
(5) Why now?  Where were you when Bush was off on his spending sprees?


(1) Are you biased against President Obama? Everything here seems to be designed to ensure he does not win re-election.

Not quite.  A fairer way to classify me would be that I am “biased” in favor of whichever candidate is going to do the most to preserve our Constitution, help heal our economy, and call out by name and stand up to anyone who intends to harm us.

Most acutely, however, I am “biased” against our federal government’s colossally irresponsible borrowing and spending, to pay for and engage in things that I believe are authorized neither by our Constitution, nor by our Founders’ intent.  This has been going on for decades, under both parties, and I am equally against anyone who engages in it, after swearing an oath to preserve, protect and defend our Constitution.  It has, however, reached a fever pitch under President Obama – and by the dominant “news” media that enables and protects him, and refuses to present American citizens with the objective data to show the destructiveness of pretty much everything he’s doing and believes in, in economics and beyond.
(Andrew Breitbart referred to this cabal as the “Democrat-Media Complex.”  As Democratic pollster and strategist Pat Caddell recently noted, this is now no longer an unprovable accusation; it is a demonstrable, potentially catastrophic reality.)

I believe America must change course.  While I am not a fervent supporter of Gov. Romney, given the choice in this election, I think it’s a no-brainer that, after looking at the objective data concerning our economy that is presented on this site, he is the only choice for those who love freedom, free enterprise and limited constitutional government.

I created this site due to three primary concerns:

(1) That Obama will squeak out a victory, because he and his supporters are using far superior media, particularly website content, which is easily understandable and distributable – especially high-quality infographics. In contrast, the media Romney is using (particularly his website) is poorly organized, key documents are written many grade levels above the average American’s reading ability, and there are no infographics to present and drive home key data-oriented reasons why Obama should not be re-elected.  This is a potentially catastrophic failure in today’s low-literacy, high-visual world – a world that leftists have mastered, and conservative/libertarian activists have barely entered.

(2) That Romney will squeak out a victory, but it will be based on the public’s general perceptions – not on a crystal-clear understanding of basic factual knowledge about Obama’s dismal record on our economy, and other troubling aspects of his administration.

(3) That if (2) comes to pass, a significant chorus of influential radical leftists will claim Obama was voted out because of racism – and a certain segment of our society will believe it.  Lost in the cauldron of hatred that is fomented by the usual suspects because of this demonstrably false charge, will be the core facts that show why any president who had accumulated so extensive a record of failure should be voted out of office.  More, this shameful diversion will only postpone the day when we can have an honest, productive national conversation about our financial situation.

If Romney is elected, however, and does not lead the charge to fundamentally change the course we are on, I will in turn expose that hard, objective data – and if necessary, help cultivate the support to vote him out of office, as well.


(2) Even if I agree with most of what you’re saying, what can I do?  I’m not a powerful or influential person.  I’m just a regular person, with a job, family and hobbies that keep me busy.  What kind of effect could I even have on a major election – with only three weeks to go?

The short answer is: more than you know.  With the help of the resources on this website, and some initiative on your part, you can help enlighten others to the core facts concerning two things:

  • Our dire economic situation.
  • Obama’s record of failure, subversion and deception.

You can do this through several methods:

Forward links to these infographics to others – individuals and groups:

  • Identify the pages on this website that you find most important, and forward the links to friends, family and colleagues who you think would at least be willing to consider your opinion.
  • If you’re a member of a liberty-oriented civic group (like a local Tea Party), alert its leadership to MysteryPatriot’s infographics and related materials, and see if they’ll allow you to tap into their email list.
  • Of special importance: Email and/or mail these materials to local and national journalists, and include links to them in letters-to-the-editor and blog comments.

Print out the Infographics pages, and share with others.

  • Print ten or twenty copies of one of the infographics you like best, and go down to your local mall or park and offer them to people, and to discuss if they wish. (Example at right here)
  • Have your local copy center run hundreds (or thousands) of digital copies of the infographics sheets and distribute them through other means. Who knows, they might just give you a steep discount, or do it for free!  Or, if you are disabled, give them to a group of local or distant activists, such as young liberty advocates, to distribute by hand or in the mail.
  • Do your first public presentation! Have FedExOffice print out the large–format versions of the infographics and mount them on foamcore, then arrange a group presentation.  (Or, if you’re shy, chip in to have foamcore-mounted versions provided to a liberty-oriented person who is a fluent public speaker, so they can do a presentation).

You may still say, “Okay, but I’m just one person.  Even if I do everything you say, my impact will be very limited.” 

That may be true.  But what if you also speak out to others in different parts of America, who could emulate what you’re doing?  Who may not be completely on the same political page as you, but are reasonable enough to at least consider what you have to say, and to perhaps join you in spreading this knowledge?  And if they tell two friends, and so on and so on, and so on?

An army of Davids (and Dianes) engaging in these activities can help save America from the destruction to which current trends are leading.  Wouldn’t it feel great to apply yourself to something so constructive, while there’s time left?

It all starts with you, right now, at this moment.

MysteryPatriot gives you all the resources you need to get moving for America.  Now, the only questions are:

Will you stand up and make your voice known, even if you’ve never spoken out on political matters before, in order to help save America from a second Obama term?

Or, will you leave America’s fate to chance, while you engage in other things?


(3) Who are you – and why do you write behind a pseudonym?

For now, let’s just say I (a) am a media consultant, (b) believe my principles are in close alignment with those of America’s Founders, and (c) choose to remain anonymous, and let my work speak for itself. I also hope to attract like-minded thinkers who have relevant, complementary skills or assets, and may be interested in becoming “Mystery Patriots.”  If you think that sounds like you, email me.


(4) Were you paid to put this site together – and if so, by whom?

I wish!  This site was created entirely by me, with only myself to answer to, on my own time and with my own resources.

If, however, you or someone know would like to chip in some money to see my work continue, and expand to include other media people – and can withstand being vetted – email me.


(5) Why now?  Where were you when Bush was off on his spending sprees?

I was deeply opposed to President Bush’s spending priorities, and voiced this opposition in numerous forums.  But given the alternatives we faced in 2000 and 2004, and Bush’s principled (though far from perfect) stance against Islamist terror after 9/11, I naturally supported him.

Today, however, we are standing at the edge of an abyss – and we need vital data to be publicly disseminated in a hurry, to inform voters of the real “state of our nation,” before November 6.   And after witnessing the abysmal failure of the Romney campaign, the GOP, the RNC and allied organizations to even begin depicting this data in a clear, graphical, nonpartisan way, I decided I could no longer sit on the sidelines, while there was time to act.

I was also motivated by a passage in one of President Reagan’s key speeches, given at West Point in May 1981, just weeks after he recovered from being shot and nearly killed by John Hinkley.  As he felt he’d been given a second chance at life, to do everything he could to renew America’s spirit, economy and national defense, he spoke passionately of basic principles, and of patriotism.  He said (at 10:45 in video below):

“James Warner Bellah, sometimes called our Rudyard Kipling because of his stories of our Army on the frontier as we pushed westward. And in one of his stories he described a poignant scene. A commanding officer lay dying on the field of battle. As he passed the command to a younger officer he said, ‘There may be only one time in your life when your country will call upon you and you will be the only one who can do the nasty job that has to be done — do it or forever after there will be the taste of ashes in your mouth’.”


Ronald Reagan led America out of the recession he inherited, which was orders of magnitude worse than the one Obama inherited – and to the longest peacetime economic expansion in American history.  And he did it by speaking directly to the American people, whom he asked to call their members of Congress, to tell them to support his legislation.  One mind, one heart, one spirit at a time, changed a nation.

I don’t want to look back on Nov. 7 and wonder whether or not I could have done something to help enlighten Americans to the basic facts as to why Obama should not be re-elected.

I don’t want to taste ashes in my mouth.  I have a feeling you don’t, either.  So please – join this effort, now.

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