If there is one thing the Democrat Party has taught us is that democracy by itself does not equal freedom. A democratic society is not the same as a free society. Democracy only produces freedom if freedom is on the ballot.
Wow! In one paragraph, Biden goes full authoritarian, shredding both the concept of Federalism and the separation of powers according to the Constitution. For a member of the party always screaming– “Democracy! Democracy! Democracy!” he doesn’t sound like he’s very into democracy here, does he?
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1913 is when among other things, the federal income tax was initiated, among a host of other progressive measures that have been building upon one another until this day. 1913 is the year when American statism became a thing.
On July 1, 2021, the US abandoned Bagram Airbase, the major airbase in Afghanistan (a move later to prove foolish)
We must eventually choose between mask mandates, lockdowns, and other disruptive measures in perpetuity, or learn to live with COVID as we have myriad other potentially dangerous diseases.
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COVID bigots demean people for wanting the right to make their own decisions, and not be forced into taking actions like being vaccinated or wearing masks. Unable to process the libertarian position for what it is, they dismiss it as ignorance or selfishness.
The long-suffering people of Australia are once again being subjected to tyrannical restrictions of their individual freedoms in the name of fighting COVID. A recent AP article describes the recent protests of the COVID restrictions. What's missing in the article? Any mention about how the people of Sydney and other cities are made to suffer because of the revocation of their rights to free speech and assembly. Are these people selfish, foolish, or do they just want to be free to make their own decisions and make a living by the sweat of their own brow?
Perhaps the best commercial for American Conservatism are the anti-communist demonstrations currently in Cuba, where people have taken to the streets waving the American flag. They're not waving the EU flag, the BLM flag, or the Soviet flag, they're waving the American flag, knowing full well the ideals of liberty and freedom it embodies. Truly oppressed people recognize that the ideals held by American conservatives are intrinsically pro-freedom, anti-oppression.