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Why Iím Running: Restoring the Generational Compact
The Iowa Republican ^ | April 10, 2012 | Ben Lange (R-IA)

Posted on 04/10/2012 7:51:29 AM PDT by Buckrush

This could be one of the most compelling essays I've read from a conservative candidate this cycle. Worth a full read.

"We are witnessing one of the most profound moral failures and social injustices in American history – perpetrated not by one race against another race, nor by one class against another class, but by one generation against the next. The current generation of political leadership, guided by vision that extends no further than their snouts and marked by a grade of cowardice foreign to the American experience, has all but declared war on the next generation. In this war, however, the invaders face no resistance from a population who cannot yet know and cannot yet speak of the atrocities being committed. Who will be their voice for justice? Who will speak truth to power?"

(Excerpt) Read more at langeforcongress.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benlange; brucebraley; ia01; pwned

1 posted on 04/10/2012 7:51:43 AM PDT by Buckrush
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To: Buckrush

That was a great read. Very well put. From his pen to God’s ears!


2 posted on 04/10/2012 8:03:20 AM PDT by Edgar3 (Don't THREAD on me!)
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To: Buckrush
Oddly, your link leads to an article titled:

Why I’m Running: Restoring the Generational Compact

That's nothing like the title you posted. What do you suppose happened?

3 posted on 04/10/2012 8:04:18 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Buckrush

Kudos to him for acknowledging our founders and the immorality of our current form of debt driven government.


4 posted on 04/10/2012 8:10:26 AM PDT by volunbeer (Don't worry America, our kids can pay for it!)
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