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“The Twilight Zone” and Romney in 1961

Leb2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:44 AM
Lets just admit it, the rights of the Individual are going away, we now have a government that is saying we pass our rights. The Republic was given to us, and we have lost Her. It's the People who are Responsible for the protection of the Republic, Freedom, Liberty, etc. We the People have given that up for free things, the Government will give us, trouble is that eventually there will be an end to the giving us, then what do the People do, by then it's too late to save the Republic, and our great grandchildren can condemn us for our lack of sense.

My wife and I recently started browsing through classic Twilight Zone episodes. Seems like a reasonable thing for religious conservatives to do in the Obama administration’s America. But I wasn’t prepared for just how relevant it would be.

The eeriness started when we turned on the 1961 episode, “The Obsolete Man,” the Saturday after the Nov. 6 election. In it, an all-powerful state has assumed control: people’s lives are monitored, religion is marginalized, and believers are persecuted by the government.

The government’s latest target for systematic destruction, to take place on national television, is played by Burgess Meredith (Rocky's “Mickey” for...