I have to say that I am at a loss. I know in my heart of hearts that this is a great country and that the people of this country are a great people. However what we are doing to ourselves is baffling. We are destroying a way of life that has worked and prospered for generations. Yes we have our down times and sometimes are more prosperous than others but in general we have been very, very fortunate.
The fact that at this time in history there are people that think that our government can fix everything if we give them free reign is dumbfounding to me. Our government cannot even balance their checkbook how are they going to take care of me. And who in their right mind would want the government to take care of them?
My government should have the right to protect those who cannot protect themselves from harm, to protect the innocent and to protect my right to Life, Liberty and The Pursuit of Happiness. That is all! They should never be given the right to redistribute my wealth to those who don’t happen to have as much as I do. We are all given the same rights to pursue the same things, but we are not given the rights to have the same things.
When will this country understand it takes the rich to run this country. The rich pay most of the taxes and give most of us in this country a job. The rich will not change they are always going to look for ways to get richer that’s why they got rich in the first place. If we keep taking away their availability to get rich then they will go away.
Turning this country into a socialist nation is a mistake. Socialism is based on envy. Sure we are an envious nation. Everyone wants what everyone else has. We all want to dress like the movie stars and drive a fancy car. But guess what we don’t all get to do that! Get over it!!!