Skip to comments.Conservatives Donít Need New Ideas, They Need to Implement the Old Ones
Posted on 06/03/2014 6:16:13 AM PDT by Kaslin
On the heels of the Bloomberg piece entitled
(Excerpt) Read more at townhall.com ...
‘Subsidies and regulations dont hurt everyone. They hurt the middle class by raising prices. But they help the rich. Bankers, lenders, schools, realtors are all helped tremendously by artificially high prices, demand boosts, and regulatory capture.
‘The easiest and most profitable thing for Republican Congresscritters to do is to continue offering big business the perks theyve come to know and love, and appease the middle class by offering them tax breaks and handouts to help ease the pain. [...]
‘Pretend to help, but make sure everything that is keeping Americans down stays mostly in place.
‘These recommendations are new ways to implement the oldest trick in the book: crony capitalism masquerading as pro-business and helping the middle class.’
Freedom, self-reliance and accountability will never be obsolete.
In the perverse world of human nature, the old ideas ARE the new ideas! There’s nothing new about wealth redistribution or bureaucratic tyranny or collectivist fascism. Those are at least as old as Marx, Hindenburg, and Stalin, respectively. And the bong-inspired kumbaya liberalism that is the hallmark of the “modern” and “progressive” Democratic Party is a shopworn relic from the Age of Aquarius.
The NEW ideas are smaller government, individual freedom, and solid morality. Which, paradoxically, are the virtues that conservatives have been trying to preserve for decades.
Those are at least as old as Marx, Hindenburg, and Stalin, respectively. And the bong-inspired kumbaya liberalism that is the hallmark of the modern and progressive Democratic Party is a shopworn relic..
You're right IronJack... insightful reply.
This article does not address what I consider the Leaning Domino, Amnesty!
When that domino falls, its over, after that there will never be new ideas, no Constitutional restoration, just continued doubling down of communism.