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Jesus said to them, “The kings of nations have power over their people, and those in authority call themselves friends of the people. Luke 22:25 (GW)
So then if moderates are only closet liberals it is easy to understand why our country is leaning so far left. 56% of the population are liberal or liberal leaning. It is possible that some of the moderates would lean toward conservatism but personally I do not think this is proven in another study I cite below.
The only program that receives the majority of votes for spending cuts is in foreign aid. Basically then if this study proves to be correct 71% of the American people surveyed prefer socialism at home and not abroad. Considering foreign aid only amounts to 1% of total government spending I am afraid Socialism is here to stay in America.
He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people (circumventing representation by formulating policies and writing laws behind closed doors excluding any republican legislator from the process, along with Pelosi suspending public debate on legislation and deeming a non-existant budget as passed)
He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands. (actually in this case it would be the reverse, not enforcing naturalization laws and forbidding states to do so)
He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance. (too many to list but let us start with IRS, EPA, NEA, and the list of government bureaus grows rapidly year after year)
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation: (subjecting us to the Law of the UN)
For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:
For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments: (negating bankruptcy laws in the Chrysler and GM bailouts, negating mortgage contracts in the home foreclosure laws being passed and suing a sovereign state)
For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever. (passing health care despite overwhelming opposition to it thus ignoring the voice of the people, the appointment of czars to enact policy and regulations effecting the nation)
He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us,… (after all he was a community organizer)
In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people. (and yet he is, as the tea-party protest grew louder the slurs and ridicule grew stronger)
Today we accept as normal the constant harassment of the federal government, and confiscation of personal property far beyond anything King George could have enacted or imagined. Our acceptance of it is our Declaration of Dependence-dependence on government invasion and coercion. What our founders fought to free themselves from, the majority today fights to keep.
The dark force behind socialism is the public’s demand for and dependence upon government handouts. They not only demand them they stand in the way of anyone who tries to cut them. The only way to reverse this trend is for those who are truly conservative to stand up and say no more government handouts of any kind. We need to ween ourselves off the teats of the federal government. We have to stop looking for the tyrannical state to come to our aid. We have to once again call upon the providence of God and as a free people we need to learn to live like it, or we will be forever enslaved to the tyrannical rule of the government, which will grow exceedingly large under each successive reincarnation until the entire weight of it comes crashing down upon our heads.
Sadly, millions of Americans willingly accept the belief that government is the engine of change for all that is good in society (they voted for hope and change). If history is any indicator, that belief is ill-placed. How many past political regimes that promised salvation wrought tyranny and oppression instead? The absence of any exceptions proves the rule. The problem with socialism is those who promote it are the only ones who benefit from it (those who wrest their power from the people by making dependents of those same people.) We have no one to blame but ourselves as these studies show. Although 40% say they are conservative, there is no proof of those same 40% holding any real conservative convictions when it comes to socialism. They, along with the rest of America, still wish to receive government handouts.
This is “A View from the Nest” what say you?
But those who are waiting for the Lord will have new strength; they will get wings like eagles: running, they will not be tired, and walking, they will have no weariness. Isaiah 40:31 (BBE)
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