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How Did Americans Lose Our Liberty & Arrive Here?

My son (college) asked how on earth did America get to the place of the Patriot Act, its infringements on our liberty being blithely accepted & defended, and becoming a people willing to accept as president a man who will kill anyone he wants, any time he wants, anywhere he wants, and have half the nation cheering when he says he’ll ignore the Constitution to do whatever he wants, something the Founders fought a war to end, and America always has stood – and fought – against. Until now.

My reply to him:

We got here for the simple reason […]

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Progressive Economics v. Reality; or Why Democrats Are Destroying the West

France has dissolved their government because of disagreement over fiscal policy. They’ll have a new one ready in a sec.

What was the problem? The adults wanted France to live within her means, and the Leftists – didn’t. What the French expected after electing a president demanding 75% income taxes is unknown. But actually thinking that would help their economic woes was childish.

In the rest of the Eurozone, the “countries” are pretty much stuck in economic doldrums, as is the USA.

Why?

Because of the nonsensical post-war Western welfare state. Because of the assumption that those who refuse to […]

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