Government against the People

If there is a single feature distinguishing the left from the rest of civil society, it is the willingness to use force.   While claiming to be for the people, the statists consistently use force against others.  The use of force and disrespect for the property of others by the Wisconsin union mobs and the occupy-wall-street crowd are in sharp contrast with respectful and peaceful Tea Party demonstrations.  Indeed, civil society proponents like the Tea Party oppose the use of force — for example, when they advocate for reducing the size and intrusiveness of government or for repealing Obamacare.

The goals of the left can be implemented only by using force.  The centerpiece of leftist politics, redistribution of wealth, requires taking by force from those who have.  Proponents of higher taxes for “the wealthy” never advocate voluntary contributions; instead, they go for the full power of the federal government, including the threat of jail.  Government control of health care (Obamacare) forces everyone to purchase insurance, forces the states to comply, forces employers to offer coverage, and dictates what kind of policies insurance companies can offer.

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Why don’t Obama and the Congress simply agree to extend the provisions of the Hyde Amendment to ObamaCare?

Why don’t Obama and the Congress simply agree to extend the provisions of the Hyde Amendment to ObamaCare?

1) Neither the Democrats or the Republicans have “clean hands” when it comes to abortion.

2) When they controlled both houses of Congress, along with the presidency, Republicans accomplished precious little to restrict or bring an end to abortion.

3) Planned Parenthood may as well be designated a quasi-government agency, just like the Post Office, since federal government money accounts for around thirty percent of Planned Parenthood revenues. State and local governments are also big Planned Parenthood supporters.

4) Democrats (along with liberal Republicans) plan to increase Planned Parenthood funding, along with abortion rights, in the future.

5) Most people today mistakenly think birth control and planned parenthood, except perhaps for abortion, are good things.

6) Abortion is an essential part of statist and socialist political strategy, as already practiced throughout most of Europe, and as advocated by Barack Obama, the Democratic party, and liberal Republicans.

7) They lie!

Was there was a concerted effort, led by a liberal Belgian church hierarchy, to make pedophilia a routine practice within the Church?

Once upon a time, the radical Leftists were quite open about their agenda. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, German Leftists explicitly sought childhood “sexual liberation” as a political goal. In practice, this meant exposing children to adult sexual practices, focusing obsessively on the children’s external sexual organs, speaking about sexual matters in the crudest terms, and, unsurprisingly, engaging in actual sexual molestation. The Leftists advocating this liberation framed it as a way to break free of stifling bourgeois notions of morality that enslaved people and prevented them from realizing full sexual pleasure. Reading the Leftists’ contemporaneous literature, however, reveals a more comprehensive aim than merely breaking those much-derided bourgeois sexual chains. The Leftists also intended to destroy the traditional nuclear family, with its bright lines between parent and child, and to bring down the capitalist system, which is dependent on a competitive, and therefore individualized, workforce:

For instance, “Revolution der Erziehung” (“The Revolution in Education”), a work published by Rowohlt in 1971, which quickly became a bestseller, addresses sexuality as follows: “The de-eroticization of family life, from the prohibition of sexual activity among children to the taboo of incest, serves as preparation for total assimilation — as preparation for the hostile treatment of sexual pleasure in school and voluntary subjugation to a dehumanizing labor system.”

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