If you are not concerned about liberty, then you probably really aren’t that concerned about this coming November elections. I can understand that. Most people are dealing with high fuel prices, unemployment, fear of another war, paying the mortgage or rent, buying a new iPhone, what’s on TV, who won the game, what shall I wear?
All the media talks about is Obama and Romney as if there are no other choices for President. You must pick one or the other because they represent the parties. The parties have taken choice from the voter and the majority of people are good with that. Too many choices makes people dizzy and confused. The media says Obama or Romney so it must be true, you can’t choose a third party candidate or independent because that would just take a vote away from Obama or Romney depending on which camp you want those non-party votes to go. (See: Obama Issues Kill Order Regarding Ron Paul)
But the election won’t really matter much at all because Americans are no longer worried about such things as liberty or rights. They feel that we must give up these rights to be safe. Do you feel safer? I don’t.
I worry that the America I once knew and loved is but a memory now. I see American troops deployed all over the world defending the resources of corporations that stole them from those sovereign nations under the guise of freedom. I see more and more invasion of privacy by government under the pretense that it is necessary for our own safety. Do you feel safer now? I don’t, I am worried now.
The GOP rigged the primary votes and the state delegate conventions to prevent Ron Paul from having enough delegates to have a voice at the national convention. See: (GOP Chairman Should Be Allowed Time to Think) It is apparent that they are conceding the election since they chose a candidate that finished a distant and dismal third place in 2008. Why is Romney better in 2012?
We face a monetary crisis that will make the Great Depression seem minor in comparison. In my post Money Meltdown: Bailing Out The Banks, I offered some more information to demonstrate why the Federal Reserve actions will not help now any more than it has in the past. In fact, it will hurt more this time than in previous interventions because there is no growth at all in the private sector regarding jobs or manufacturing.
Romney has said that he wants the Federal Reserve to be audited but he also states that he does not want Congress to take responsibility for the monetary system (he actually said “responsible for the Fed”) so he does not agree with that part of the Constitution (see Article I Section 8) that gives that “enumerated power” to the Congress, “To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures…” but rather allow the private banks to continue to control the people’s money. Another reason why Ron Paul was prevented from getting the nomination, since he wants to end the control of the banks by ending the Federal Reserve Act altogether.
Romney spoke up in favor of the Patriot Act and NDAA, while Ron Paul voted against them both. Like Obama and many presidents before, executive orders seem to be the way Romney will “fix” things. Ron Paul will appeal to Congress and the People.
What is left to do? What more can be done? Are you worried?