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A Victory for Creatures of the State

American Hobo Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 1:51 PM
The next generation of Americans voted for Obama, so I have concluded from here on I will be only looking out for myself. No more will I vote for the future of the country or be swayed by the burdens I might impose on the next generation. As I head toward retirement, my only goal will be to insure that increased benefits come my way until I die. The young have no idea what's coming down the line.

The Progressives won on Tuesday.

I don't mean the people who voted Democrat who call themselves "progressive." Though they won, too.

I mean the Progressives who've been waging a century-long effort to transform our American-style government into a European-style state.

The words "government" and "state" are often used interchangeably, but they are really different things. According to the founders' vision, the people are sovereign and the government belongs to us. Under the European notion of the state, the people are creatures of the state, significant only as parts of the whole.

This European version of the state can be nice. One...