Today’s popular wisdom assigns solving our problems and the provision of good things to government, questioning the rationality and goodwill of any who decline to nod agreement. Few dwell on the plain fact that they thereby also question the rationality and goodwill of every one of America’s Founders.
The entire point of the U.S. Constitution is an attempt to protect the people from the misuse of government power by attempting to deprive their new government of that power in the first place. That was the one thing upon which all agreed: Government is a danger to freedom and prosperity, a belief supported without exception by all of human history but hardly acknowledged today.
“How do I love thee”, the poet said; “Let me count the ways.” The ways the government loves you begin when your birth is registered and your parents, recorded. Then your education records are kept and with…
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Dr. Eric Whitaker, a close friend of President Barack Obama, has admitted he is cooperating with federal investigators over a probe into a $433,000 kickback scheme at the Illinois Department of Public Health, an agency he once headed. On August 9, James A. Lewis, the U.S. Attorney for the Illinois Central District, indicted Quinshaunta R. Golden, Whitaker’s chief of staff at the Illinois Department of Public Health, on charges of conspiring to divert state funds into her own pockets and then attempting to cover it up….
Chicago Congressman, Danny Davis (D-IL), happens to be Golden’s uncle and as for Whitaker, he’s no saint. You may recall that Whitaker allegedly bribed Jeremiah Wright….for starters. See, Obama crony Dr. Eric Whitaker bribed Jeremiah Wright, Accept Christianity without renouncing Islam, Michelle Obama raise, Whitaker federal investigation.
Talk about doing business the Chicago Way. This is the scum that Obama took…
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Re-blogged from A BEAR’S RANT:
It is unbelievable to me that race has again become the huge issue it has after all these years and before a bunch of you jump on me try to tell me that I couldn’t possible know what it’s like because I’m white, think again. I’ve lived in another country where I was part of the minority and I discovered something when I was living abroad.
I discovered that my perspective of myself and the society around me changed. I saw myself as part of a minority and became overly sensitive to any comment or act that seemed to underscore that fact…..
A truly wonderful read from the other side of the coin that no one ever talks about.
August 9, 2013
Usama bin-Laden action figures have been a big seller “in the Muslim world.”
With the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan upon us, Muslim parents are in the market to purchase gifts for their children to celebrate Eid al-Fitr (the Festival of the Fast-Breaking), but various Pakistani activists are encouraging parents to take a pass on buying toys that glorify terrorists and and all things terrorism related, as reported by two separate U.S. government funded news portals Radio Free Europe on Aug 7, 2013, and Central Asia Online on Aug. 8, 2013.
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