I love Larry Elder’s piece on the elections this week. It’s entitled: “It’s not ‘anti-incumbency’ stupid: It’s ‘anti-liberalism.’” Titles like that are refreshing and need to be reduplicated often because the MSM wants to paint this anger many have as something it is not: anti incumbency. That’s not why so many are angry. We are angry because the government is taking a road into socialism and liberalism that is un-Constitutional. We do not live in a country that can survive with a socialist government. The Constitution does not give the government those sort of powers and the public is beginning to see that.
It is interesting because I found out one of the men I know here in Jackson is a bona fide Democrat and sees what Obama is doing as the best thing that ever happened to America. What he doesn’t realize is that the Constitution doesn’t give Obama the power to take over the car companies, banks, Wall Street or our health care. That is not in the president’s realm of power and the more he seeks to take control, the less control he will eventually have. You can argue all you want the morality of capitalism vs. socialism, but the reality is that socialism is not something that goes well with the freedoms we have been given by God.
That is another point we need to stress. The Founding Fathers recognized that these freedoms we have, as spelled out in the Constitution, were given to us by God, not the government. Liberals want to say that these freedoms were given to us by the government because they know that if the government gives freedoms, it can remove those freedoms. Don’t give into this lie. The government does not have the right to regulate free speech, freedom of religion, etc. These rights are God ordained, not government ordained.
Of course, we see this reality in Congress’ latest attempt to regulate the blogosphere. Hotair.com has a piece on it this morning. They want to regulate political free speech on the internet. Again, the action of liberals. They cannot allow free speech, unless it means some nutjob covering himself with mayonnaise in the middle of Central Park (It’s always some liberal city. Let’s see some nutjob do that here in Jackson, TN). The reason they cannot allow free speech is because they know they always lose in the arena of ideas. Their ideas are bankrupt to begin with because the liberal always wants to control everything, even the thoughts of those opposed to their position.
What I would like to know is how in the world are they going to possibly regulate free speech in the blogosphere? There are so many blogs that they can’t possibly watch them all. They don’t have enough people. The upside of this? My blog actually might get more attention than it usually does. Just think of all the liberal government observers coming to my blog and reading it for “political” content. They might even read some of the theological pieces and … get saved. That would be fun. Remember, liberals need the gospel just as much as conservatives.