When you are president of the United States and you can’t do your job because of your country’s Constitution, what can you do? Declare freedom from being American. Ignore our system of government. Disregard America’s laws. Threaten to do whatever it takes to get your way.
American Ideals and Values
America’s Founding Fathers turned their beliefs in liberty, freedom, and tyranny into an unrivaled success story they probably hoped future Americans would value enough to preserve. James Madison spoke of civil liberty and limits on government. Benjamin Franklin warned about the religion of ignorance.
We like to think that the GOP and conservatives are one, but there is a lot of ground between some of the Republican hypocrites calling the shots and the conservative voters they rely on. Eric Cantor just found out what happens when you step over the line.
When you don’t have a clue what you are doing you fall back on what you know. For Barack Obama, that means coercing social change by keeping America divided and angry. Our ex-activist, rabble-rousing president knows the money isn’t there to buy the illusion of prosperity.
Did patriotism get a bad name, or have we had it so good for so long that we forgot what made America a superpower and world leader? We need to remember. Disloyalty to what made this country great is being cultivated by elected opportunists who decided that the principles this country was founded on are flawed.
Rallying the troops before campaign season in support of collectivism and class warfare, Barack Obama spoke to the DNC last Friday about opportunity:
It’s what this country was built on. And it is the idea that this party is built on.
Helping the poor would be a good thing if we could do it right. Demands to do it wrong makes helping the poor the most dangerous political issue of this election year. It will hurt us not because we are afraid to take a stand against throwing money at poverty, but because we won’t voice outrage at an agenda determined to use the bottom to control the top.