The ends the Left have in mind is some sort of collectivist Utopia. Before they can build their brave new world, they must tear down the old one. Postmodernism is a philosophy that refutes the notion of objective reality. It refutes the Enlightenment notion that Man advances his situation mainly though reason.
Another concern of ordinary British citizens was the weight of overbearing regulation emanating from Brussels. Common household appliances, including hair dryers, toasters, and tea warmers were deemed too energy hungry to be used in the E.U. You can mess with Brit’s hair dryer, but threaten their toast and tea and you have a rebellion on your hands.
Some people are blessed with skills of oratory, some are natural leaders, and some others have charisma. I was blessed with a certain skill in writing and design. There was really one avenue that I felt offered me my best chance to communicate my love of things like capitalism, Americanism, and personal freedom—a year ago this week I started this blog.
We consider ourselves to be free citizens of a capitalist country operating in a free-market economy. How close we are to not being that much longer, to the extent we even still are, is enough to give one pause. Most of the components of a socialist America are already in place.
If though, common sence prevails and the Court agrees that the law means what it says and says what it means, that ironically could mean catastrophic success for the Republicans.
It may seem a small incident, but multiplied tens of thousands of times across the country; it becomes tyranny.
The raids, according to the article, were called for by a partisan political opponent of Governor Walker's, District Attorney John Chisholm, a Democrat. Staring as an embezzlement investigation, Chisholm expanded his investigation to include many of Walker's allies. This expansion coincided, with the protests and eventual passage of Wisconsin's Act 10.
In fascism, the State is the ultimate authority. The people are therefore subordinate to the State