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Above is a not too innacurate example of how a liberal teacher or professor is "educating" your kids!   Don't laugh -- it is typical of how "liberals" think!  They call it fairness.  We call it twisted or convoluted logic.  In an attempt to establish fairness, some are inevitably hurt.  Equality doesn't exist anywhere.  Count on it because history proves it time an again.

Common sense is the missing piece in nearly every discussion with the liberal mindset.   Why?  Because liberals (socialists or statists) are generally confused by facts and historical truths.  Liberals are emotional beings driven by a need to feel good by "doing good for others" and "making life fair and equal" but somehow cannot get beyond the common sense part when asked "what does it cost?" or "what can go wrong?"

Once a liberal mentality based on theory gains political power, they force their power on others because "it is the right thing to do."  They act without considering predictable results.  You see, to them, the end justifies the means -- no matter the consequences.  As in the cartoon above, the liberal world view means to promote a doctrine of "fairness" completely ignoring the fact that humans are the only animals seeking fairness and equality.

Today, we are witnessing history unfold as America is being forced into  government run health care (socialized medicine).   By American standards, government health care has failed miserably everywhere it has been implemented.  Any fair and reasonable comparison proves it.  Remember the old joke asking "What is a camel?"  Answer:  A camel is a horse designed by a committee.   ObamaCare was designed by a committee in a rush and is analogous to a camel with the exception that a camel has a purpose which it fulfills quite well.  

On reading this far, those who think they are liberals will dismissfully surf on in blissful ignorance.  Those whom we have "offended" are welcome to prove they have an open mind by taking this ...  
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You may be shocked to find where you stand in the political spectrum.  Maybe you are not a liberal after all?

For those who truly wish to be enlightened beyond ideology and common politics, read on ...


“Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Knowledge is limited.  Imagination encircles the world.”


Einstein is Quoted in interview by G.S. Viereck , October 26, 1929. Reprinted in “Glimpses of the Great”(1930).

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According to David Boaz, "In a sense there have always and ever been only two political philosophies: liberty and power. Either people should be free to live their lives as they see fit, as long as they respect the equal rights of others, or some people should be able to use force to make other people act in ways they wouldn’t choose."

The book sheds light on how to recognize the nuances of liberty and power and recognize the symptoms of political agression.  Moving from a freedom based free enterprise capitalist economy to a heavily government subsidized socialist welfare state is a major step from which society cannot easily retrench.  Read more in the next section to get the look and the feel of the book and learn about the basic differences between liberty and power.  The book has specific examples to help in understanding the dynamics of what is causing the emotionally draining political, economic, social and historically signigicant issues of our times.  We examine the essays of world renowned leaders of some sixty (60) years ago and show how their thoughts and fears have materialized.  Our societies ability to THINK is declining.  Our objective is to unlock people's minds and to THINK about the contemporary issues of our times.  Otherwise, apathy and ignorance will prevail to our peril.


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"Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is."
 ... Mohandas K. Gandhi



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The level of comfort, success and dignity achieved by any living thing is proportional to its degree of individual freedom.

Socialist systems impose strict rules monitored and controlled by a centralized government. Individual freedom is restricted.


The Free Enterprise System consists of a free-price system where supply and demand are allowed to reach their point of equilibrium without intervention by the government. Productive enterprises are privately owned, and the role of the state is limited to protecting the rights to life, liberty, and property.

The enrichment of one's ability through education, hard work and common sense combined with luck and timing can produce great wealth for those who persist through success and failure. Energized by the prospects of wealth, Capitalism rewards the successful risk takers.

The Free Enterprise System or Capitalism gives every minnow the chance to grow into a shark. Its the American way. Capitalism gives poor people a way to 'catch up' while Socialism preserves the status quo at a lesser level of human comfort.

When people buy into socialist behavior they deprive themselves of the chance to test their mettle against their peers in life. The challenge is to find a way to strive and succeed and overcome difficult circumstances.

Along the way, Capitalism takes care of the people by providing jobs that enable lifestyles commensurate with the capabilities of an individual.

Marxism, Communism, Fascism, Nazism,  monarchism and other isms result in oppression by despotic dictators. The power of centralized control enables politicians to decide the quality of life of the people.

Throughout history many people unwittingly give up their freedom to powerseekers. Eventually, freedom is lost. History proves it.

History also proves that humans make bad choices by giving up their freedom and potential in exchange for empty promises. Eventually the will to strive and succeed is crushed by 'leaders' who take advantage of that trust.

Many seek parity in life yet lobby for laws to gain unfair advantage. The idea that it is morally acceptable to group together the have-nots against the haves to take their  wealth through political chicanery and majority rule (democracy) is the path to economic suicide. Those self-serving groups eventually destroy themselves along with their countrymen.

There has never been a time in the history of the human race where there are more wealthy people than poor people. Maybe not fair, but that is the way it is and how it will always be.

Think about it. Humans are the only animals who think life should be fair and equal. Every attempt to make life fair results in failure. Socialism NEVER works out for the best.


A living thing must be able to use energy to grow, reproduce, excrete wastes, and respond to the environment. A non-living thing cannot do one or more of these things and therefore does not have the ability to survive unscathed. Living things are those that possess the will to strive and succeed. They inherently understand the meaning of life and death. They possess that which we call the spirit of freedom.

The integrated system that we call life provides an opportunity for every form of life to achieve the basic needs for survival. From single-cell organisms to plants, insects and animals, survival belongs to those who compete best and that is the nature of things ... Evolution and/or God designed it that way and that is how life is meant to be. UNLESS outside forces change the environment in which any life form exists, every form of life has the opportunity to pursue its destiny ... unfettered. Aside from luck and timing, achieving one's destiny is largely a matter of intelligent, well-thought out choices coupled with patience and persistence ... and the personal freedom to act upon those choices. Capitalism works ... and in the long run, socialism always fails!


The Free Enterprise System (Liberty)

Per Wikipedia: "Capitalism is an economic system in which the means of production are owned by private persons, and operated for profit and where investments, distribution, income, production and pricing of goods and services are predominantly determined through the operation of a free market.

Capitalism is usually considered to involve the right of individuals and corporations to trade, using money, in goods, services (including finance), labor and land.

Ideally, capitalist systems are governed by the free price system set by the law of supply and demand rather than government regulation, though this does not exclude government defining and enforcing the basic rules of the market."

Those who permit the the smallest losses of freedom will eventually be restrained. The incidious, satanic forces that seek to rule the lives of others must be contained to preserve freedom. Like an infection, it must be treated. If not, history proves that government slavery is inevitable.

The wealthy and politically connected in ANY society are ALWAYS treated better. There is NO political system that provides equal "redistribution" ... Humans are the ONLY animals who seek fairness in life and we are supposed to be the intelligent ones.

"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. When half of the people get an idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.”  
-- Adrian Pierce Rogers
Marxist or Socialist Systems (Power)

Per Wikipedia: "Socialism is an economic system in which the means of production are either state owned or commonly owned ... or a political philosophy advocating such a system."

In a Marxist or labor-movement definition of the term, socialism is a stage of society in Marxist theory transitional between capitalism and communism and distinguished by unequal distribution of goods and pay according to work done with the goal of creating a socio-economic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to control by the community.

This control may be exercised on behalf of the state, through a market, or through popular collectives such as workers' councils and cooperatives. As an economic system, socialism is often characterized by state, cooperative, or worker ownership of the means of production, goals which have been attributed to, and claimed by, a number of political parties and governments."

Socialism wastes an individual's potential because it crushes personal incentive and rewards the weak and incompetent.

Socialism destroys one's will to strive and succeed and ultimately, the personal dignity that comes with achievement. Quality of life means more than just good health ... it means the freedom to control your own destiny.

The wealthy and politically connected in ANY society are ALWAYS treated better. There is NO political system that provides equal "redistribution" ... Humans are the ONLY animals who seek fairness in life and we are supposed to be the intelligent ones.

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.”
-- Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881); Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom







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