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Posted on 10/31/2018 8:54:50 AM PDT by Sean_Anthony
I wonder if we will ever be able to truly regain the checks and balances intended by the Founding Fathers
Russell Kirk, arguably the best conservative intellect of the 20th century, wrote often about being on guard for ideologues. His admonition was offered because he recognized that far too many people who seek public life do so for power and not service.
An ideologue is an individual who conducts political action and activity to gain political power so as to suppress or eliminate those who might hold contrary views. If one thinks about the establishment class of both political parties, one can easily identify those who seek power at the expense of service to constituents. I have seen this up close.
If one thinks about the establishment class of both political parties
The Establishment class of 1 party seeks the extermination of all contrary views. The Establishment Class of the other is a a weak in the knee cowardly bunch afraid to oppose that leadership out of fear of their "Media" propaganda machine. They are more worried about losing their ability to line their own pockets by being the token opposition to the 1st party then actually leading.
Via the Cambridge dictionary...
ideologue meaning: a person who believes very strongly in particular principles and tries to follow them carefully.
Hardly the power mad person described in this article.
Reason one why we need a COS, repeal the progressive power-to-national-govt 17th amendment, etc....
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