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Time to Reclaim our Country
Jim Butler, President, SCRA
October 2009 GunNews
I believe the American people made a terrible mistake when they elected Barack Obama as President of the United States. His hidden agenda is now being exposed. President Obama and liberal leaders in Congress like Nancy Pelosi have placed America on a super highway towards full fledged European Socialism. The only debates within their own ranks is the speed in accomplishing their socialists goals.
Over 56 million Americans did not vote for Barack Obama and even many who supported him did not expect or want the radical socialist "change" that Obama and the left-wing part of the Democratic party is trying to force upon us.
Socialists and elitists believe that we are not smart enough to live without their rules, law and power. They claim to care about our futures and they want authority over all aspects of our life including health, welfare, morality, safety (gun control, etc.) education, and the economy
They believe "anything not under government control is by definition out of control." Whatever they can't get through persuasion, they take by force!
The socialists or marxist state always educates (or "indoctrinates") citizens from an early age to be obedient soldiers, bureaucrats and industrial workers. Otherwise, citizens who obey orders without questions and who are dumbed down and cannot think critically.
Obama and his Congressional leadership are on a historic spending spree that is exploding both the size and scope of the federal government.
You may not be aware that if you take all the debt we have run up over 200-plus years as an independent nation beginning with President George Washington through today, it is President Obama's plan to double that debt in just five years.
They will be adding $1 Trillion a year of debt to the federal deficit for the next 10 years!
Americans in 2009 had to toil until August 12 to pay for federal, state and local governments, according to the annual Cost of Government Day (COGD) report by the Americans for Tax Reform Foundation and Center for Fiscal Accountability (CFA). This includes the often-forgotten cost of regulation that adds up to a whopping 61% of the National Income. And Obama is already planning to increase this figure astronomically.
For Obama and his socialist allies the free enterprise system is a big mystery. They sincerely believe that it is government and lawyers who create wealth. They have almost no understanding of economics and "production". They do not understand that their economic policies are destroying America financially as well as socially.
A warning to firearm owners. Make no mistake, Obama and his socialist allies want nothing less than to make the possession of any kind of firearm by any non-government person illegal. They must eventually destroy the very concept of private property and that means all private property and all guns.
This rapid march towards radical socialism of our Country regardless of what the American people really want is why their emotions in townhall meetings and tea parties all across America have exploded in anger. Americans don't like to be talked down to by public officials who are supposed to represent them.
This doesn't bode well for those who vote for Obama/Pelosi radical socialist programs, in many cases without even reading or being aware of what is in them. These politicians seem to have already forgotten what happened in 1994 when the American people, tired of being ignored by big-shot politicians, threw the bums out of office in record numbers. It is time now for history to repeat the same lesson and elect new people that will truly represent the American people in accordance with our Constitution as our founders intended.
Americans want their Country back!!!
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