A truly free society is based on a vision of respect for people and what they value. In a truly free society, any business that disrespects its customers will fail, and deserves to do so. The same should be true of any government that disrespects its citizens. The central belief and fatal conceit of the current administration is that you are incapable of running your own life, but those in power are capable of running it for you. This is the essence of big government and collectivism.
This is a really good, informative piece. Take the time to read it.
***Another Fort Hood disaster. Remind me again how not allowing concealed carry guns on a military base makes sense? Is it really that hard to figure out that unarmed people are a tantalizing target for nutballs? This is a good picture of the overall gun debate in America. Disarm the honest people, and all hell will break loose.
***Obama lampoons GOP as "coldhearted." Yes, says the man who is responsible for millions of people losing their health insurance, not to mention their jobs. Please, go peddle your crap somewhere else. Like Siberia.
He said Republican policies were "not necessarily coldhearted" before going on to attack GOP opposition to increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. Opposing the increase was the Republican equivalent of yelling "Get off my lawn!" at young people, the president said, according to the Times.