There is a saying, “All politics is local”, and we have gone beyond that to the detriment of us all. It is time for big government to end and allow the states and local governments to reclaim the debate to the benefit of us all.
Having to register to vote or go to a polling station, if physically able to, is not a roadblock or infringement of your right to vote. It does not disenfranchise us to be required to educate ourselves on the issues or basic civics. It protects us from the wolves of mob rule.
Like religion and politics, debate about climate change can be volatile and misunderstood and needs much more discussion and action than articles like this to fully be resolved.
I have never understood the modern progressive or liberal mind, or the conservative mind for that matter, but one day years ago I ran across the terms positive freedom and negative freedom and it hit me.
If we really want to save the world, we can’t be the four horsemen of the apocalypse, we need to be that “Shining city on a hill” that Reagan spoke of.
We’re human, we’re different and my beliefs do not negate your beliefs unless I’m blind and ignorant enough to demand that government enact laws upholding mine and illegalizing yours.
What is the solution to what is essentially a two-party system in this country and breaking away from political labels? How do we break away from the myopic and self serving rhetoric of those parties?
The deep state exists whether you choose to believe or not. It is all around us and pervasive on every level of government from local to state to federal. You want proof?
I said “Damn, you were poor” and with total sincerity she replied, “We weren’t poor, we always had enough to eat.”