Many are now acknowledging that a financial crisis looms but few understand it’s, in reality, a moral crisis. It’s the moral crisis that has allowed our liberties to be undermined and permits the exponential growth of illegal government power. Without a clear understanding of the nature of the crisis it will be difficult to prevent a steady march toward tyranny and the poverty that will accompany it...
If the people are unhappy with the government performance it must be
recognized that government is merely a reflection of an immoral society
that rejected a moral government of constitutional limitations of power
and love of freedom...
What I’m talking about is a system of government guided by the moral principles of peace and tolerance.
The Founders were convinced that a free society could not exist
without a moral people. Just writing rules won’t work if the people
choose to ignore them. Today the rule of law written in the
Constitution has little meaning for most Americans, especially those who
work in Washington DC...
Due to the ill-advised drug war and the endless federal expansion of
the criminal code we have over 6 million people under correctional
suspension, more than the Soviets ever had, and more than any other
nation today, including China. I don’t understand the complacency of
the Congress and the willingness to continue their obsession with
passing more Federal laws...
Political action, to be truly beneficial, must be directed toward
changing the hearts and minds of the people, recognizing that it’s the
virtue and morality of the people that allow liberty to flourish.
The Constitution or more laws per se, have no value if the people’s attitudes aren’t changed...
To achieve liberty and peace, two powerful human emotions have to be
overcome. Number one is “envy” which leads to hate and class warfare.
Number two is “intolerance” which leads to bigoted and judgmental
policies. These emotions must be replaced with a much better
understanding of love, compassion, tolerance and free market economics.
Freedom, when understood, brings people together. When tried, freedom is
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