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Firing Congress: a national movement with a local effort

See larger Keith Flaugh leads a meet-up group of about 50 people at the Marco YMCA Wednesday night to kick-off the Island's efforts to join a national movement called Get Out of Our House, which seeks to remove all members of the House of Representatives.

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Keith Flaugh leads a meet-up group of about 50 people at the Marco YMCA Wednesday night to kick-off the Island's efforts to join a national movement called Get Out of Our House, which seeks to remove all members of the House of Representatives.

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  • Beverly Novark of Marco says she will soon be seen out on the streets with her sign encouraging people to join the effort, Get Out of Our House, which seeks to remove all members of the House of Representatives because they are controlled by lobbyists instead of 'the people.'
  • Keith Flaugh leads a meet-up group of about 50 people at the Marco YMCA Wednesday night to kick-off the Island's efforts to join a national movement called Get Out of Our House, which seeks to remove all members of the House of Representatives.
  • Percy Carter and his wife Orangie Carter of Marco Island shake hands with members of another Get Out of Our House group that recently started in the south Naples' community of Forest Glen, including Lois Kehoe, left. About 50 people from the Marco Island area showed up at the Marco YMCA Wednesday night to consider joining the Southwest Florida and national GOOOH movement due to their reported frustration with current members of Congress.
  • The national Get Out of Our House movement to fire all members of the House of Representatives gains momentum on Marco Island Wednesday.
  • Proponents of the Get Out of Our House movement Bruce Novark and Keith Flaugh of Marco Island share a laugh as they take a look around the room to see the average remaining life expectancy of the Marco group is about 20 years. The two men are among many Islanders and south Naples residents hosting meet-ups locally as part of the national effort called Get Out of Our House, which seeks to remove all current members of the House of Representatives because they say they are all affected more by lobbyists than by the majority of voters.
  • Marco joins the effort to fire Congress with a local meet-up group gathering Wednesday night at the YMCA to consider following the process set forth for a national movement, Get Out of Our House (GOOOH), which seeks to elect all new members of the House of Representatives because currently, GOOOH proponents say, all are controlled by big businesses and lobbyists.
  • Keith Flaugh talks to about 50 people, mostly from Marco Island and south Naples, about an effort to fire all the career politicians who currently make up the House of Representatives. Flaugh is heading up an effort to get the word out locally about the national movement called Get Out of Our House (GOOOH).

Marco Island and south Naples residents are joining a national movement called Get Out of Our House, which seeks to have all current members of the House of Representatives replaced due to their loyalty to lobbyists rather than voters.

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