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How Socialism Affects Character

March 23, 2010

 

CLARK COLEMAN WRITES AT VFR:

The philosophical argument that I have been waiting for someone to make (not just politicians, but conservative bloggers and radio hosts) is that a government takeover of health care will kill the unique spirit of America. Instead of freedom reigning in the hearts of Americans, they will look to government for solutions. Instead of controlling their own destinies, they will adopt the European mindset of thinking “the government needs to do something” about every problem. When you are an empowered, informed consumer of healthcare, ….  you have an independent spirit. You can change insurance companies or hospitals or doctors when you have a problem. When your only recourse is to write your congressman and seek his “constituent services” to deal with your bureaucratic impasse, you become a passive Euro-wimp. It affects your whole approach to life.

For the last 12 months, who has been saying that in public?

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The Persons Who Founded a Nation

March 23, 2010

 

LYDIA SHERMAN WRITES:

Speaking of fathers, have you noticed that our Founding Fathers are now referred to as “Founders“? Nancy Pelosi referred to them as the Founders today after the health care bill was pushed passed the consent of the governed. Everywhere you look, someone is calling them the “Founders.” This is a politically contrived term to leave out their male-ness. 

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