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Your Opinion: Descending arc of democracy

Dear Editor:

Our enemies have a clear vision as to what they want to see happen to America. They know they need to co-opt anyone who can have any impact on popular culture or public opinion. Newspapers, actors, journalists, politicians, business people, unions — you name it. The idea is to control the media as well as any other voices Americans trust. To get it to take hold, they needed to begin planting this new way of thinking in the most fertile minds they could get hold of. Kids.

But it’s not enough to simply plant this new ideology. For it to blossom, it has to grow without being challenged. Hence the disappearance of civic classes and the portrayal of American history through the lens of imperialism and aggression. Instead of social studies, children are taught studies in social justice with America repeatedly shown as the bad guy.

The children first subjected to this propaganda are now adults. They’re everywhere you look — business, the media, government, even teaching new generations of kids in our schools.

On top of indoctrinating our kids they want to get as many people dependent on the government as possible. Government handout, even for corporations are like heroin. Most people, once they’re hooked, remain hooked and don’t even realize it. They rationalize that they are entitled to the handouts.

The politicians are just as addicted, except they are addicted to power, and to increase their power, they need to keep doling out more and more handouts. It doesn’t matter if we can’t afford the handouts. They’ll keep borrowing and printing money, running the coun- try deeper in debt in order to keep the heroine flowing.

One of the best political observances I’ve ever read is that democracy can only exist until the voters discover they an vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment history shows the majority of people will always vote for the candidate promising the most goodies from the public treasury.

History also shows us that once a democracy goes down this road, things never end well. Each and every time the democracy collapses. It collapses over loose fiscal policy and democracy is always followed by dictatorship. And guess what dictator ship promises?

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