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A Victory for Creatures of the State

Andy544 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 3:36 PM
"The Government is the one thing we all belong to"- Barack Obama- DNC Convention, 2012 WRONG!!!!!!!!!! ONLY in Communist countries, where the STATE is EVERYTHING, and people are 'servants' to the State, is that statement true. In the Constitutional Republic of the United States of America, "We the People" are the BOSS and the Government 'belongs' to US- we DON'T BELONG TO THE GOVERNMENT!

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...