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A Victory for Creatures of the State

jbaddy Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 3:11 PM
So, tell me, what's the difference between eleven million people voting once for a president, and five million people voting once with three million people voting twice for a president, or any combination thereof? It's the difference between a dictatorship and a democracy. Congratulations Mr. President, you just became the Bashir Assad of the U.S. Barack Obama Is the dictator of the Syrian States of America. After That election? Nobody can claim that the US. is a democracy, anymore.

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...