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Why Liberalism Doesn't Work

sovereignslave Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 5:19 AM
The political foundation for anti-virtue is the 17th Amendment and its directly attached Entitlement Mentality--- until we understand this phenomenon, we will never see a balanced budget.
Texas Chris Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:06 AM
Of the three most destructive legislative acts in US history, the 17th is perhaps only eclipsed by the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, and the 16th Amendment...
Wooster Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 10:18 AM
True. But the 19th Amendment was the final nail in the coffin.
Reason No. 1 not to tremble at the prospect of liberal ascendancy, world without end: Liberalism doesn't work. At any rate, not the way liberals commonly suppose it's going to work when they devise enormous taxpayer-funded, government-run programs, minimally connected, if at all, to the realities of human existence.

An article in the Dec. 9 New York Times, of all places, gleams in the darkness of the present political moment as the Obama administration works to rub away resistance to its vision of an all-encompassing federal government. "This is painful for a liberal to admit," admits Nicholas D. Kristof, a...

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