Tuesday, August 02, 2011

So I'm a terrorist now? But I was called patriotic a couple of years ago...

Gee, remember how just a couple of years ago, it was considered patriotic to express disagreement with the government? And a US Senator who is now Secretary of State told us so.

But apparently that was only supposed to apply when a political party that was not hers was in power, because now we have Joe Biden calling all of us who want to control federal spending "terrorists".

Looks to me like Simple Joe forgot that he's there to work for us, not to be served by us. But apparently he's not a minority in the Obama Administration with that point of view. Once again, our own public servants and elected representatives have declared war on those of us that there are supposed to work for, choosing to side with Mexico and it's hordes of citizens who wish to come or remain in our country illegally instead.

Federal Government Sues Alabama Over Immigration Law

So when the federal government, comprised of people who begged for the job of doing our bidding, not only refuses to do our bidding but actually turns on us when we try to do it ourselves, can the full range of predictable remedies that our forefathers spoke of be far off?
Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.
John Adams

History affords us many instances of the ruin of states, by the prosecution of measures ill suited to the temper and genius of their people. The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice and oppression of another, is certainly the most erroneous and mistaken policy.
Benjamin Franklin

When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
Thomas Jefferson

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
Thomas Jefferson

Now if you'll excuse me, I need to order some more ammunition and another case a freeze-dried meals.


  1. It is appropriate, in light of events in Washington today, that I am taking my kids to rifle class at CCRC tonight. I also have components for a couple of thousand rounds in various calibers that I better get reloaded. So much to do, so little time.

  2. I need to get my flags up so that people are clear on the fact that I'm a terrorist.

  3. The majority of politicians forgot they work for the people ages ago and despite having a huge percentage of people sick of it we won't fix it because we at heart still believe in the system. So we wait for election time and look for candidates who seem to be on the right path and we vote and then they turn out to be as stupid as the last. So we are stuck. I think the system can work but only if we can find a way to remind them that they are supposed to represent the will of the people. I am not sure how to do that. I think it can be done without violence but I just am not sure how yet.

  4. Me too... sigh...

  5. Two takes on this:

    Sometimes You're the Windshield - Sometimes You're the Bug


    To Every Thing Turn, Turn, Turn

    Maybe, hopefully, reason will come back into vogue in 2012.