Our one-man, one-vote democratists who would remake the world in our image and whose ideology has guided foreign policy for the Bush-Obama decade failed to understand what our Founding Fathers taught:
A democracy, which they detested, empowers majorities to tyrannize minorities. “In questions of power,” Jefferson admonished, “let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the constitution.”
Is America Losing Control?
In describing 2011, few clichés seem more appropriate. For in this past year, we Americans seemed to lose control of our destiny, as events seemed to be in the saddle.
The nation hearkened to the tea party in 2010, giving the GOP 63 new seats in the House. But Republicans, too, have little to show for it, if their goal was reducing the deficit.”
As you read Patrick Buchanan’s provocative post in Human Events, you need to ask yourself if, “The nation hearkened to the tea party in the 2010 elections, giving the GOP 63 new seats in the House”, why was the Congressional Tea Party mandate ignored and the opportunity for fiscal responsibility and Deficit Reduction squandered?
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