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A Victory for Creatures of the State

deaconAR Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 1:14 PM
A must see to describe where we are headed, unless some "black swan" event slaps us up'side the head to wake us out of our drug-induced stupor... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Obsolete_Man Tic-toc, tic-toc, tic-toc...
Larry in Texas Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 4:17 PM
@deaconAR - Yes, it will always take a black swan "upside the head" event to wake up stupid, lazy, brainwashed fools and it seldom turns out well for them. They don't know, much less read or study, history. Hell, most of them couldn't name two oceans that border the continental U.S.
"Ya mean like a Lincoln, man?"

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...