Tuesday, December 8, 2009


America is in that awkward stage.
Soon the awkward stage will be at an end.

You just keep right on pushing, fascists.
I want you to.

Because I want to see your heads on pikes.

:: Anonymous forum poster
There's quite a bit of anger in America these days... and not all of it unjustified. Americans are only willing to bend so far, when they believe their freedoms and liberties are at risk. From climate to healthcare, the new government is doing everything they can to rewrite the laws before the next election. When facts and history don't support their agenda, they simply misrepresent the facts or ignore history altogether.

Senator Harry Reid recently compared those of us that oppose nationalized health care to those that supported slavery, and opposed civil rights.
"You think you've heard these same excuses before? You're right," he said. "In this country there were those who dug in their heels and said, 'Slow down, it's too early. Let's wait. Things aren't bad enough' -- about slavery."
One may note that it was the Southern Democrats that opposed the 1964 Civil Rights Bill. Senator Robert Byrd - who still sits in the US Senate - filibustered for 14 hours to stop the bill. Yet Senator Reid conveniently forgets this truth - as well as forgetting that it was a Republican president that freed the slaves.

I find it ironic that Senator Reid chose to invoke the slavery analogy... especially in a time when he's seeking to create a new class of slaves.

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