Couldn’t have said this better. Thanks to Gary W. Smith for his insights and inspiration.
Most of us would be vehemently opposed if asked to give up our liberties in one collective swoop, but instead we stand by and do nothing while they’re slowly stripped away one by one. Instead of creating a democratic majority in Washington which embraces American freedom, we’ve developed one that rides roughshod over the sovereignty of its people—and It’s only getting worse.
So what does good government look like? Thomas Jefferson in his 1801 inaugural address describes it this way, “A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government.” That’s it! American government was never intended to intrusively regulate the day-to-day decision of it citizens.
We have career politicians and…
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