|Americans if the LEFT Gets their way|
And in my lifetime I have seen the people of America slowly accepting bigger government as some sort of "savior" for them. Each day we see more personal freedoms whittled down. The old "frog in the cold water" story. But look at what is has come to. Political Correctness, AKA PC has run rampant and our citizens are afraid to speak their minds for fear of being called some inflammatory name. Traditional things are belittled and tossed into the trash. Religion in America, well Christian religion, is mocked and others like Islam are propped up as some sort of measure of tolerance. Many people last week held rallies against "Sharia Law" coming to America. They were attacked and counter protested by groups of people Sharia Law would obliterate. Homosexuals and women (feminists) were out there protesting the protesters. But if Sharia went into affect as it has in other countries, the homosexuals would be tossed off buildings to their death and women would never go outside without a male escort.
So it seems to me the world for some people is upside down. I went to a "Free Speech" rally in Berkeley and those calling themselves "Antifa", for Anti Fascists, were there creating violence against people reciting the US Constitution! The Antifa's were the fascists yet they are so dumb they think not. I blame the lack of critical thinking NOT taught in our schools. Where everyone gets a trophy so no one's feeling are hurt.
So here we are in the 67th year of my life and I am seeing things happening in America I thought we defeated 25 years ago. What is worse it is the lack of leadership in America that has me worried the most. All the debt and those yearly deficits undermine the future of America even more than an attack by some enemy. We are only as stable and powerful as our economy. But 535 people we send to Washington DC cannot seem to help themselves about the spending. Wishing to be all things to all people they have put our country into a very precarious place. Can you imagine paying a hundred dollars for a loaf of bread? Or a tomato? It has happened in the history of the planet. We are allowing the politicians to be irresponsible with our money. And they are getting record amounts of our money! Never enough.
California is the best current example of "never enough". I wonder how we can have such a low unemployment number as reported last week and have the highest welfare population. How is that possible? But the information is not trustworthy and we are all skeptical about "fake news" now. All this angst and the attempts by the ALT-LEFT to undermine President Trump and his administration are making people distrust those we should not distrust. But when 90% of the press is voting ALT-LEFT and donating their money to Democrats we see the problem. The press is always preaching about the money (Citizen's United) in politics yet they give millions to the left. Not much to the right. They are buying their own demise with their support of one party over the others. But they deny they are influenced or that they influence the process. And we all know that is total baloney.
In my humble opinion, I think the ALT-LEFT and their lackey's in the media are overplaying their hands. Americans like to support the underdog. We don't like it when someone or something is piled on. And that is what we see with their attacks on Trump. Most of the "fake news" is underwritten by anonymous sources. And those sources are saying some really terrible things about Trump, his voters and the process. And I think there will be a tipping point" that no one will like. Trump was duly elected under the rules of our Constitution. Those that want him out are committing treason and should be shunned. Of course, they have their "freedom of speech" so have at it, but watch out. I would suggest the left will be wiped out over the next few elections and the country will finally get right thinking people in charge of the place. Well, except for California and New York.
America is the last best hope of a place where an individual is important. Communism, socialism and whatever runs Europe could care less about you as an individual. But I think you do. And if you want to preserve this great place and the experiment unprecedented in human history (except Greece circa 500BC) you had better get involved. In one generation we can lose it all. In my lifetime I have seen this happening and if you don't pay attention you will become what most of history had you as. A piece of canon fodder.