Saturday, May 2, 2009

Let Me Explain

I just thought I would offer this simple flow chart to explain the "Stimulus Package" provisions. 
I really would like to write about something else, but the plethora of stupidity in Washington, D.C. now is beyond monumental.  I will try and ease off as soon as I think you might be overloaded.  I know how tempting it is just to give up and say, "Why am I jousting at windmills?"  We can't give up.  We are being oppressed by a runaway government, and we must continue the counter offensive.  Our media sources should be giving us the information we need, but instead they are giving us the information they are being fed by their comrades in command.  I told you other sexual orientations would receive protected class status if homosexuals were granted rights and privileges.  Many argued that our legislators would not stoop any further than they already have.  I understand that pedophiles were granted protected class status in the new "Hate Crimes" bill.  One of these days you will listen to me.  The people who practice aberrant sexual behaviors are aggressive.  They want to convert others.  They will do whatever is necessary to validate their lifestyles.  Little Susie with two mommies will grow up with a tolerance for the lifestyle at the least and will become homosexual by learning to satisfy her sexual desires just as her parents have.  It is learned behavior.  Other more bizarre behaviors will be added as members of these groups sue for recognition.

Democracy and Majority Rule
by Walter E. Williams

Democracy and majority rule give an aura of legitimacy to acts that would otherwise be deemed tyranny. Think about it. How many decisions in our day-to-day lives would we like to be made through majority rule or the democratic process? How about the decision whether you should watch a football game on television or "Law and Order"? What about whether you drive a Chevrolet or a Ford, or whether your Easter dinner is turkey or ham? Were such decisions made in the political arena, most of us would deem it tyranny. Why isn't it also tyranny for the democratic process to mandate what type of light bulbs we use, how many gallons of water to flush toilets or whether money should be taken out of our paycheck for retirement?

The founders of our nation held a deep abhorrence for democracy and majority rule. In Federalist Paper No. 10, James Madison wrote, "Measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority." John Adams predicted, "Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There was never a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." Our founders intended for us to have a republican form of limited government where the protection of individual God-given rights was the primary job of government.

This is just a portion of the Op-Ed piece by Walter Williams, but it contains the basis for what I try and convey everyday.  Read it until you understand it.  We must pull up the tracks if we are to stop this runaway train to nowhere. 

Rogues are preferable to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest.
Alexandre Dumas