The Government You Wanted: Good and Hard

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UPDATE: From the comments:

Obama’s intended lesson was meant to be, “See how awful life is without your Federal Family?” But the lesson learned–I hope–is, “See how awful your Federal Family can make your life if you tick it off?” We’re not seeing the absence of government; we’re seeing an excess of bad government.

If I were in Congress, I’d be introducing legislation to turn the national parks over to the states.

Here is a key quote:

“It’s almost like they are pushing to see how far they can push before the American people say enough is enough,” said Ed Mitchell, the mayor of Blount County, Tenn. “We were founded on a declaration of independence. And they are about to push the people to the line again.”

This is the lesson that an awful lot of people are learning: That they live in a tyranny. It’s just that they’re seeing the iron fist, normally covered by a velvet glove, a complicit media, ruling class agreement, and a secrecy state, and they are seeing it first hand.

Good and hard.

That may not be the lesson Barry and the Democrats really wish to teach.

About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.


The Government You Wanted: Good and Hard — 2 Comments

  1. That may not be the lesson Barry and the Democrats really wish to teach.

    Actually, it could well be the lesson: “Bow down to us or suffer the consequences, serf!” Let’s face it: it’s how they think, so why not let their id run wild?

    Yeah, I know that there is still a sizable chunk of this country for whom this type of thought makes them buy more ammunition. Sadly, I think that number is dwindling every day. There are way too many people who will simply say “yes, master” and bend over.

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