"We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency of the times." --George Washington, letter to Philip Schuyler, 1777
The United States has always been a unique nation precisely because of its founding principles. From the beginning, it has attracted friends of liberty like a magnet, while at the same time being the target of all those who oppose liberty. This group has consisted in various times the British Empire, Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, the Islamofascist regime of Iran, and others. Today, the greatest threat to liberty comes from within.
The enemies of freedom work in our highest positions of power--from the Presidency, to the Speaker of the House, and the Majority Leader of the US Senate. Obama wants to restrict your ability to reach your economic potential by redistributing your wealth to those who are parasites--the non-producers.
Obama believes that you should look to the government when it comes to major economic transactions, whether it is receiving health care, buying a home, attending school, or starting a business.
Take the issue of health care in America: the debate over health care has very little to do with 'health care' and everything about empowering Washington to control every aspect of our economy, including medicine.
This Saturday, the Democrats in the United States Senate voted to "proceed" with a debate on the health care takeover. This did not happen easily. In order to get there, Harry Reid bribed US Senator Marry L. Landrieu with $300 million dollars for her home state.
If the American people had an opportunity to vote on this bill, it would lose in a landslide. According to Rasmussen, only 38% of Americans support the governmentalization of health care. It's easy to understand why Americans do not want this bill to pass. It increases taxes on literally everyone. It gives bureaucrats the authority to determine what every health insurance policy must include. This will raise costs, and thus, only result in more people being uninsured. Of course, the Democrats tax the uninsured, which is quite astonishing. The idea that such an atrocious bill could be imposed upon the people in a free country is frightening indeed. Are we still a free country? The American people need to rise up and say no way--not now, and not ever!
George Washington's statement, made above, shows that while our situation is certainly difficult, we have faced difficult situations in the past, and if we "put forth new Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency of the times," we will overcome these obstacles that the Obama Democrats have imposed on us.