Rule of Law Nightmare: Ron Paul

Could it all be a bad dream, or a nightmare? Is it my imagination, or have we lost our minds? It’s surreal; it’s just not believable. A grand absurdity; a great deception, a delusion of momentous proportions; based on preposterous notions; and on ideas whose time should never have come; simplicity grossly distorted and complicated; insanity passed off as logic; grandiose schemes built on falsehoods with the morality of Ponzi and Madoff; evil described as virtue; ignorance pawned off as wisdom; destruction and impoverishment in the name of humanitarianism; violence, the tool of change; preventive wars used as the road to peace; tolerance delivered by government guns; reactionary views in the guise of progress; an empire replacing the Republic; slavery sold as liberty; excellence and virtue traded for mediocracy; socialism to save capitalism; a government out of control, unrestrained by the Constitution, the rule of law, or morality; bickering over petty politics as we collapse into chaos; the philosophy that destroys us is not even defined.

We have broken from reality–a psychotic Nation. Ignorance with a pretense of knowledge replacing wisdom. Money does not grow on trees, nor does prosperity come from a government printing press or escalating deficits.

We’re now in the midst of unlimited spending of the people’s money, exorbitant taxation, deficits of trillions of dollars–spent on a failed welfare/warfare state; an epidemic of cronyism; unlimited supplies of paper money equated with wealth.

A central bank that deliberately destroys the value of the currency in secrecy, without restraint, without nary a whimper. Yet, cheered on by the pseudo-capitalists of Wall Street, the military industrial complex, and Detroit.

We police our world empire with troops on 700 bases and in 130 countries around the world. A dangerous war now spreads throughout the Middle East and Central Asia. Thousands of innocent people being killed, as we become known as the torturers of the 21st century.

We assume that by keeping the already-known torture pictures from the public’s eye, we will be remembered only as a generous and good people. If our enemies want to attack us only because we are free and rich, proof of torture would be irrelevant.

The sad part of all this is that we have forgotten what made America great, good, and prosperous. We need to quickly refresh our memories and once again reinvigorate our love, understanding, and confidence in liberty. The status quo cannot be maintained, considering the current conditions. Violence and lost liberty will result without some revolutionary thinking.

We must escape from the madness of crowds now gathering. The good news is the reversal is achievable through peaceful and intellectual means and, fortunately, the number of those who care are growing exponentially.

Of course, it could all be a bad dream, a nightmare, and that I’m seriously mistaken, overreacting, and that my worries are unfounded. I hope so. But just in case, we ought to prepare ourselves for revolutionary changes in the not-too-distant future.

2 Comments

  1. Ralph Filicchia

    January 18, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    Whoa, hold on a minute here. If politicians swear to uphold the Constitution when they get elected–and then don’t, doesn’t that make them guilty of something? Like lying, fraud, treason, or whatever? And if it does, then why isn’t there some federal power that can arrest them and try them on these charges? What good is there in having a law (the Constitution) if there is no power to back it up? I think the Joint Chiefs of Staff should have the power to arrest any federal politician who does not abide by the Constitution.

    Impeaching someone is a joke because the whole government is already rotted through. We cannot let the politicians police themselves because they won’t. To do nothing except complain is to lose by default. And why should we do that?

  2. sherry

    January 18, 2010 at 9:56 pm

    Hear hear, Ralph! I vote for guilty of treason…

    OF COURSE there are people who are able to arrest them…and they don’t need to serve on the federal level either…citizens, local police, sheriffs and of course, yes, the FBI come to mind, but the conspiracy (YES! I USED THE WORD!) to ruin our country seems to be stronger than the courage of those who would uphold it.

    Joint Chiefs of Staff DO have the power to arrest them, just like anyone can make a citizens arrest! Then again, do you really think that the chair and vice chair of the JCS (who are appointed by the President) would be party to that? NO! Like Congress members, they just like their job, and won’t do something that would bring coals upon their own heads more than the target of their charges…

    I liked chuck Baldwin’s piece last month about the Federal government being too far gone and for all of us to focus our efforts on reclaiming our state and local governments… it has made an impact on my focus in what I publish in the Liberty voice…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>