As I was looking back over the news of the last week, I can honestly say that there isn't one thing that I've read or listened to that I find even remotely surprising. I've been on the record many times both here and on other sites as saying that the push to further socialize medicine wouldn't stop. Even when, back in August, many were shouting that we'd beaten them and that the Dems were in full retreat. I said then that they weren't retreating, they were just slowing to give that impression. Here we are a mere 3 months later and just as I said then, there is steady progress towards the socialization of 1/5 of the American economy.
The fact is, there is nothing that the American public is willing to do to stop this from happening. Oh, many of my fellow conservatives are religious about blogging, writing their congressmen and senators, and even some have taken the unprecedented effort to actually march on Washington, D.C. or in a local Tea Party. Very nice, what have you got to show for your continued efforts and outlay of money? Silence is truly deafening.
Here's the facts as I see it. The socialists who hold power are in a very unique position. They hold Congress, the Presidency, and have the support of an activist Judiciary. They know that if they don't push with everything they have, there is no way that they will get the opportunity in the future. They know that they must continue to make progress to get at least one of their three planks of their socialist agenda passed.
If they do get this boondoggle through (and of course they will) then from this point forward you can expect further erosion of the freedoms that we have long taken for granted. The government has already taken to strong arming private company CEO's and private bond holders. As well as seizing private industries and nationalizing them. I cannot see anything that they would stop at doing if it kept their agenda moving forward.
Some of you are at this point asking what my point is. Simple, stop doing what doesn't work. Start refocusing your efforts on your state's government. For instance, the right of Nullification is probably not even being taught to our children. We need to educate our leaders and push for nullification movements across the nation. Also, the right of secession should be spoken out loud in public forums as much as possible. Every state has that right and the time is coming to educate and support those factions in our states.
I have also noticed, now and in the past, that many of you are looking to the next elections to fix whatever they do now. To this line of thought I'll just point out 2 things. First, I challenge anyone to come up with one socialist program that has ever been voted out by an incoming opposition party. Can't come up with one? Exactly. And secondly, do you really think that the Dems and their lackeys are going to allow fair elections? Each cycle they come closer to perfecting their means of stealing elections.
Lastly I will say this and then call it a night. I and others from my area are in the process of forming a local militia group for education and training for what must come. Our nation must remember what it meant to be an American back when we were in our youth as a nation. We must find that conviction, strength, and vigor and use it to retake our nation from the vipers that have usurped power they have no rights to wield. No longer will mere talking be useful as a means of coercing the enemies of Liberty. Civil disobedience is the next step followed closely by armed uprising.
That is the nature of the times in which we live. Each of you must make a decision: Either submit and remain quiet while our nation becomes the next socialist oligarchy or prepare for actions that will brand all patriots as extremists, criminals, and traitors. To either go quietly into that long night that all other great societies have finally gone, or be prepared to take a stand regardless of the cost.
Find or found a local militia. Train for war and educate on the foundations of this nation. Give them the tools to engage in debate as well as the martial knowledge needed to defend one's freedom and life. But decide and do it quickly.