In response to:

A Victory for Creatures of the State

silentCalfan Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 12:37 AM
Obama's policies will perpetuate Democrat power by enlarging a poor and ignorant underclass subsisting on crumbs provided by Democrats. Reversal of this decline must begin in each family of patriots. Take your kids and grandkids out of public schools. Teach them patriotism and self-reliance. Prepare them to acquire economic power and then political power. It may take generations to restore America, but we must start somewhere.

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...