Who do we have representing us in Washington: Unsullied Parrots or Brave Generals? Who will stand up for the conservatives who want limited government, who want a competitive democracy where working hard gets you somewhere, who want the government out of their private lives.
We are so close to socialism it is really becoming scary. The government watches our emails, listens to our phone calls, looks into our homes, and now has taken control of our healthcare. Healthcare is not the government’s decision nor should it be.
Obamacare will cause us big trouble because it is not self sustainable. The Insurance companies will raise their premiums because not enough is being paid into the system to cover treatments.
Gone are the days when a group of retailers, a school system, or a manufacturing segment can pool their resources to provide group insurance at a moderate costs. Good insurance too!
Instead of supporting the unemployed and low income folks with government entitlements we should get them work. Help these folks make a better life for themselves. Provide Mental Health Care for those on the streets who need it. Give control to the communities and the state.
The Federal government should be spending its energy and investments on National Security. It has no right to be in the education of our children, the selection of our doctors, listening to our conversations with friends and families, denying us of the freedoms given to us in the second and third amendments. The third is important too. Check that one out and note that no one talks about it!
‘America’ (Photo credit: stevecadman)
Yes, our founding fathers knew that an imperial government would never listen to the needs of those whose lives and businesses oiled the wheels of the economy. Only the people could insure the continued growth and security within our national borders. They knew that a democratic society with representation from the people was the way to go. Colonial people had a voice in their new government. The happiness of the people drove the government in the direction it needed. There was greed, but most of it lay with the rich and the British Imperialists. Eventually, the colonists refused to let the latter have any voice.
Now we have the kind of government our forefathers sought to avoid. We have a social democracy where nearly half of our population receives entitlements. They are not encouraged to seek education, start a business, or take a job. They believe the government will take care of them. So why work? Will our government help the poor survive the current economic maelstrom?
This maelstrom is fueled by deficit spending, treating terrorism as workplace violence, and an unbalanced budget followed by the perfect storm to hit us March 1st: Obamacare. Obamacare will bankrupt America.
What are our choices? We need a smaller government. In the past churches helped those in need of clothing, food, or jobs. Now they do some of this but they also spend a great deal of their money on the poor in foreign countries. We need it here. Could we not take care of poverty through our faith and private enterprise?
Greed is the root of our problem. When an organization or business gets greedy they want the money all to themselves. They do not sense the responsibility of helping others because of the greed that chokes them. Greed may be the downfall of America.