Archive for August 17th, 2012

If we succeed in this country, if we make this a great country to live in, if we reflect our vitality and energy and strength around the world, then the cause of freedom is strengthened.  But if we fail, all fail.  If we stand still, freedom stands still.
    —    John F. Kennedy
[When a political party is willing to sacrifice the energy and strength and economy of our country in the cause of forcing a Presidential administration into failure, freedom itself is weakened.  I did not support many of the policies of Presidents Reagan, Bush I or II, but I would never have considered weakening the American workforce or forcing a default on the nation’s credit standing in order to bring down their administrations.  In my opinion, the only reason the actions of the current Republican Party (the GOP) over the last three plus years are not clearly treasonous, is because we are not engaged in a declared state of war.  I wonder how a Party which claims to love the country and our Constitutional form of government can act so recklessly to attempt to bring scorn on that very government.   —   kmab]

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