Skip to comments.What really "winning" would look like..
Posted on 02/18/2018 9:57:17 AM PST by jmclemore
The left in this country dreams of the day when
conservative thought and capitalism are outlawed.
At every opportunity the left strives to transform their
issues and policies into permanent laws rendering it
unlawful and unconstitutional to change or oppose them.
With such a mindset working to undermine the flexibility
with in our constitution why are we not actively
working to fortify the constitution from the erosive
actions of liberals and progressives aimed to
transform America into a socialist, one party state.
No state of any size population or land mass should have
a disproportionate advantage over other states under
our federal government. All states should be equally
represented without bias or favor. While any state
should have the sovereign right to govern with in
it's borders, it should not be allowed to subvert the
constitutional functions of the federal government.
Just as each state has rights that are protected by
constitutional limits of the federal government, the
federal government (for the benefit of all
states)should also have protection from the dictates
of one state imposing it's will on it's neighbors
(member states) by leveraging the authority of the
federal government for their own gain.
I have yet to meet one person who would disagree with the
value of charitable provisions for a neighbor in
need. But that should never have been established as
a legal mandate for government or states to require
every citizen to contribute without their consent.
Being the sole authority on the definition of, who
has enough and who does not, is just too much power
for an entity with the power already granted to the
federal government. The definition of need and
ability should be resolved by the the person with the
need and those with the potential ability to meet it.
Because of the power granted to the federal government
and those who are given the authority to govern, it
is critical to national security that foreign
entities (foreign individual nor government agent)
should be allowed to even speak in support for or
against a candidate period. A broadcaster giving air
time to a foreign government officials such as
presidents, political leaders and ambassadors for
comment on US electoral processes should be
prohibited and charged with aiding foreign entities
with influence in US elections. I respect Benjamin
Netanyahu and Israel, but their plea of support or
opposition for any US candidate to US elected offices
should ever be aired and should be treated as an
illegal foreign campaign contribution.
Entitlement programs should be returned to local
governments and organizations with eyes closer to the
needs. Social Security is an insurance program.
Everybody whines about the sustainability of SS and
promote the dream of running a surplus as a solution.
If we really wanted the program to run a surplus,
when need to pass it to an insurance company that
would have to making it profitable enough to survive
the cost of doing business. When then government runs
a surplus , a surplus in spending is soon to follow.
Privatization of government function should be the
norm when national and domestic are not involved.
I personally don't have a problem with foreign trade. The
competition with imported goods are "good" for the
development of domestic companies when "the playing
field is level". I would rather us remove all tariffs
and charges associated with importing and replace it
with a requirement that all imports undergo finally
assembly and packaging in the united states. You can
import your automobiles as long are they are shipped
assembled to an assembly line here.
One of their greatest achievements was success in moving economics from the realm of ethics to the realm of 'science' where it's now essentially a mass of equations based on fraudulent and/or unsupportable assumptions and abstractions.
Sorry for the grammer and spelling. I really need a better spell checker. This one will eliminate a word if it conjoined to one being corrected.
The quality of our government will never exceed the quality of the press.