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It’s Official: Michael Snyder Is Running For Congress And He Wants To Turn Over The Tables In Washington D.C.

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On the 241st anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, I publicly announced that I am running for Congress.  If you have not seen my speech yet, you can watch it right here.  In early 2016, Franklin Graham issued a nationwide call for good men and women to get involved in politics, and that is something that always stuck with me.  At the time, I never imagined that I would personally answer that call, but I was hoping that many would heed Graham’s words.  Politics is a very dangerous realm, and it takes a lot of courage to put yourself out there, but if we want to have any hope of turning this nation around we have got to get good people into positions of authority.

 

In early March I was doing research like I normally do on a daily basis when I came across a news story that stopped me in my tracks.  The story explained that Raul Labrador had announced that he was not going to run for Congress again in 2018 because he had decided to run for governor instead.  Raul Labrador currently represents Idaho’s first congressional district, and that is the district where my wife and I live.  As I digested the information in the story, I had a very unusual experience.  It was one of those moments where God shows up and points you in a completely new direction.

Up until that time, getting directly involved in politics was not anywhere on my radar.  If you had asked me the day before, I would have laughed at the notion that I would soon be running for Congress.  But I have always told the Lord that I am willing to do whatever He wants me to do and I am willing to go wherever He wants me to go.

So I don’t know what God’s purposes ultimately are for this campaign, but I definitely want to be responsive to what He is trying to do.

The first person that I talked to about this was my wife.  She always tells it like it is, and so I didn’t know how she would respond to such a wild idea.

She was definitely surprised that I was suddenly talking about running for office, but she was also extremely supportive.  I also bounced this off of a number of other people that I trust, and they all seemed to think that it was a really good idea too.

In early May I went on the Alex Jones Show and announced that I was “very, very strong considering” running for Congress, and subsequently I shared the same thing on radio shows all over the country.  I knew what I intended to do, but I did not want to formally announce anything until the beginning of an FEC quarterly reporting period.  This is just good political strategy, and so now that it is early July politicians all over the nation will be announcing that they are officially entering races.

And as I go through this process, I want to share what I am learning with all of my readers.  Hopefully my experiences will inspire other good men and women out there to run for office themselves.  The election of Donald Trump showed us that all things are possible, and we just need to have the courage to step forward and put ourselves on the line.

When the mainstream media figures out who I am and what I am trying to do, it is likely that I could quickly become one of the most hated candidates in America by the left.  I don’t know that anyone has ever declared that they plan “to go to war with Planned Parenthood” if they are elected, and I am quite serious when I say that I want to bring that wicked organization to an end.  To me, it is not nearly enough to defund them.  They are committing crimes against humanity in their clinics every single day, and it will be a great day in America when the last Planned Parenthood clinic in the entire country finally shuts down for good.

I am also likely to get a lot of flak for wanting to get rid of the IRS, the income tax and the Federal Reserve.  Of course these are all ideas that Ron Paul supported too, and the truth is that we could get by just fine without all of them.  In fact, during the greatest period of economic growth in U.S. history we didn’t have an income tax or a central bank.  Today, seven different U.S. states, including big states like Texas and Florida, do not have an income tax.  They get by just fine without one, and we could do the same thing on a national level if we were willing to reduce the size and scope of the federal government to a more appropriate level.

You can find out more about the issues that I am running on here.  I am not pouring so much time, effort and energy into this campaign just to be another politician.  If I am elected, I plan to go to Washington and start turning over tables.  I have been a fighter all my life, and I am going to fight like mad for the values that we all cherish so deeply.

And I certainly don’t want to do this alone.  One member of Congress can make a big difference, but 100 members of Congress can start a revolution.  I am encouraging good men and women to run for public office all over the country, because that is the way that we are going to take this country back.

If America continues on the path that it is on, there is no future for us as a nation.  We have got to get back to the values and the principles that this nation was founded upon, and we have got to have leaders that are willing to fight relentlessly for those values in the face of extreme opposition from the radical left.

If I win, I am going to deliver the same message of warning that I have been sharing for the last seven years on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.  To find out much more about what I plan to do, please visit MichaelSnyderForCongress.com.

If you like the status quo and you want just another career politician, then I’m not your guy.  But if you want someone that will be a wrecking ball once he gets to Washington, I hope that you will stand with me.

Back in 1776, the rest of the world thought that our Founding Fathers were crazy to try to stand up to the mighty British Empire.

But they chose to have faith, and because of their faith the United States of America exists today.

Now it is our turn.

I believe that we can defeat the forces that are trying to destroy this country, and I believe that we can restore our Republic if we will just return to the principles and the values of our founders.

Are you with me?

 
  • Peter Cawthon III

    I am thrilled you are running. I wish I could vote for your; but I’m a Texas voter. Thanks for being obedient to Him!!!!!

  • Him who has understanding

    Michael, I don’t believe I’m in a location to be able to vote for you, but my prayers are certainly with you for victory. We need to fill the Congress with godly individuals like you!

  • MichaelfromTheEconomicCollapse

    I have never been very good at asking for help. My father was an officer in the U.S. Navy, and he raised me to be very strong and very independent. So for my entire life, I have been a “pull myself up by my own bootstraps” kind of guy. From a very early age I came to think of asking others for help as a sign of weakness. Of course today I know that is not true, but there is still part of me that hesitates to enlist the support of others even when I really, really need it.

    But now I have been put into a position where I have no choice but to ask for help. As many of you already know, I am running for Congress, and there is no way in the world that I could ever do that by myself.

    So this is very humbling for me, because I know that if this is not a team effort that I am 100% assured of failing.

    The good news is that a number of my readers have already stepped up to help, and I am so thankful for that. And if you would like to financially support my campaign for Congress, you can do so right here…

    https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

    Thankfully, I don’t have to raise enormous amounts of money to be successful. In some areas of the country, candidates for the House of Representatives raise millions of dollars, but in this district candidates for Congress usually only raise a small fraction of that.

    And there is going to be no incumbent in this district in 2018,
    because the individual that is currently holding this seat is running for governor instead. So the race is wide open, and none of my potential opponents is independently wealthy.

    So to win this race, I just need to raise enough money to be on the same playing field as the others. Because we have already been sharing my message with groups of voters, and after hearing my message many voters that were undecided or that were already committed to another candidate are coming over to my side.

    I am going to have the strongest message in this race, and I just need to get it in front of everyone in this district.

    Once again, this is not actually going to take very much. In fact, if every one of my readers were to donate 10 dollars today, I could be completely done funding my entire campaign by tomorrow…

    https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

    Over the past seven years, I have published well over 2000 feature articles, and those of you that have been following my work for an extended period of time know my heart. If you believe in me and what I am doing, then I am asking for your support. I am asking those that want to see me in Congress to show that you are standing with me by donating at least 10 dollars to the campaign.

    Perhaps later you will want to donate more, but right now we are just at the very beginning and we are trying to get things off the ground. This is such a critical stage, and we have got to raise some funds in order to do the basic things that every campaign needs to do.

    And of course 10 dollars is not a lot. Many of you will spend more than that on coffee this week. If you have been blessed by me and by my work all these years, would you consider being a blessing to me by helping in this way?

    I want to take the same message that I have been proclaiming in my books, on my websites, and on radio and television all over America to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. I wouldn’t be going there to “join the club” or to be just another spineless politician.

    Rather, if I win this election I plan to turn over the tables in
    Washington D.C. and I plan to be a wrecking ball to the spirit of
    political correctness.

    So many of us (including me) have complained that we never have anyone good to vote for, and so I am trying to do my part by putting myself way out on a limb. It is kind of scary out here, but I have faith that those that enjoy my work all over the nation will rally behind me.

    In every generation, Americans have had to sacrifice to defend
    liberty and freedom. Thankfully we don’t have to do that will guns and bullets today, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t sacrifices to be made.

    Over the next 10 months, I will be spending hundreds upon hundreds of hours on this campaign. I believe that the most pivotal time in modern American history is ahead of us, and we are going to need leadership in Washington that is going to fight for our values.

    If you would like to read more about where I stand on the issues, you can do so right here…

    https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/issues.html

    But of course most of you all already know my heart. I have put everything that I have into my articles for the past seven years, and those of you that have followed me for a long time already know that I am a fighter.

    But if I try to fight this battle alone, I will lose.

    The only way that I am going to win is if you help me.

    Like I said, I am not accustomed to asking for help like this, so all that I can do is open up my heart and be completely honest.

    I need your help.

    If you would like to donate to the campaign, just follow this link…

    https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/contribute.html

    You can donate by credit card, Paypal or by check if you prefer. We are going to stretch every single dollar as far as it can possibly go, and we are going to fight for every possible vote.

    If you have any questions about any of this, please feel free to reach out to me at Michael@MichaelSnyderForCongress.com.

    Our founders had faith that they could stand up to the mighty British empire, and because of that faith the United States of America exists today.

    Now it is our turn to believe that we can make a difference. If you would be willing to let me know that you stand with me by donating at least 10 dollars to the campaign, that would mean the world to me.

    It is during our times of greatest need that we find out who our real friends are, and I am looking for a few good friends to help me now.

    Thank you for following my work on a regular basis, and for more information about how you can get involved in this campaign, please check out my official campaign websites…

    Michael Snyder For Congress: https://www.michaelsnyderforcongress.com/

    Michael Snyder For Idaho: https://michaelsnyderforidaho.com/