Freedom, A Fundamental Change – To The Right

OPEN LETTER TO LAURA INGRAHAM AND ALL FELLOW PATRIOTS!

Dear Ms. Ingraham,

What this country needs to survive is not a focus on politics, elected officials or even the removal of a tyrannical President.  What is needed is an informed electorate that understands and cherishes freedom!  We need an informed citizenry that won’t abide politicians and special interest groups robbing them of their freedom, especially for a mere “30 pieces of silver”.

The fact that Barrack Obama was elected twice demonstrates the general lack of regard for freedom in our country.  Our society, our culture has shifted, over the course of the past 100 years, from “Can do,” I’m responsible for my own life, to a dependent, what can the government do for me society.

If the citizens devalue their freedom (consciously or unconsciously) in exchange for security (actually a false sense) then we will continue to be represented by corrupt and ideologically driven individuals. The country will continue into ruin and tyranny regardless of which party is in charge.

I’m not suggesting that we ignore the current legislative, political and cultural battles.  We must continue to fight for the principles that this country was founded on.  But if the fight is only within the Beltway of Washington or even in the State and local governing bodies we will eventually lose this country. We’ll lose the battle and our freedom because we didn’t capture the interest of the dependency class, with those who look to the government first, those who believe in equal outcomes not equal opportunities.

It is highly unlikely that we will convert many if any of the ideologue on the Left.  They are too invested in applying their arrogance to obtain power.  Barrack Obama and the other elected leftist ideologues have obtained their position of power because too many American’s have abdicated their responsibilities and their values in the vain hope that the Left will take care of them better than the Right. In fact they have come to believe that it is their “right” to have the government provide them with “free” healthcare, equal compensation, food, etc.

Our society hasn’t changed over night.  Our tenuous hold on freedom is not the result of Obama’s “Hope and Change,” his tenure has been the icing on the cake. Our slide into slavery to the state started a long time ago. How has has this occurred?  What forces have been at work since Woodrow Wilson, eroding our values, our understanding of the responsibilities associated with self-rule, and the value of freedom?

Certainly political programs such as the New Deal and the Great Society have had significant impacts on eroding our freedom by creating a dependency class.  But the growth in the power of progressives could only happen if we let them.  Whether though lack of interest, ignorance or passivity American’s surrendered their responsibilities and in the process we find ourselves in a time and place where the vision and personal sacrifices of the Founding Fathers have been squandered.

Constitutional Amendments and changes in the political balance of power will not avert the impending doom that we are faced with.  What is necessary is a fundamental change in the thinking, education and belief structure of our fellow citizens.  What is needed is to take the battle beyond the ballot box and into the homes, TV’s, movies, concerts, books, businesses, and schools.  We need to win back the hearts and minds of America!

What We Need:

Television shows that are based on the principles that made this country great and unique.  These shows must have the best writing, acting and production and they need to be aired on network TV.  If we can’t get them aired then we need to create our own channel and promote it heavily.  I know Sarah Palin just started her own channel, but I’m suggesting main stream, ported into the majority of homes in America!  Why is this important, just watch a few shows and count the number of moral, ethical issues that are contrary to the values that made this country great.

Motion pictures are also necessary for the same reason as television shows.  We live in the media age and it is through cinematic story telling that we can reach the hearts and minds of the people most effectively.  Films such as “Fireproof” and “America” have been great and have done well but we need full scale, wide distribution, Academy award quality (Although we would never be nominated) productions that can present a viable and realistic alternative to tyranny.  When I can’t even take my grandkids to “How to Train Your Dragon 2” because the film-makers thought it necessary to include a homosexual character, you realize that we are in dark and troubling times.

Education of our youth needs to be attacked hard to counteract the century-long progressive assault. Text books, teaching curriculums, and alternative delivery systems (internet based, homeschooling etc) need to be created and pushed to the parents of our young citizens. Dennis Prager for example, has developed “Prager University” to provide resources to educate America.  This is a great and valuable resource, one that needs to be expanded and prompted to all American’s.

We need to apply these same strategies to all forms of communication and entertainment so that we provide to the people the information for them to be able to make informed decisions, for them to understand what’s at stake, to understand the consequences for letting government rule our lives.

How?:

This is the hard part.  I personally feel frustrated because if I won the Lottery I’d go out tomorrow and start building these freedom enterprises, but that is highly unlikely.  Even if I did win we’d still need a coalition of prominent American’s to come together with shared vision, resources and connections to create a seismic shift in the balance of power – from the government to the people.

Contrary to your book, “Shut-up and Sing,” our “Hollywood” brethren need to shout from the rooftops the message and the value of freedom so that “Power to the People,” can be restored.

The Second Emancipation

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln

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Over the course of the past year I’ve written several articles related to what it means to be a father, to be a man.  I’ve explored the influences on our character, the need for mentorship and blessings and that we have a responsibility to step up and lead our families.  Well, the time is now for authentic men and women to rise up and reclaim America, or risk losing our liberty, forever. Our liberty and freedom are under assault, not by force of arms although that may follow if the tide isn’t turned; but instead by legislation, regulations and the systematic erosion of morality and values.

The daily headlines tell the story:

  • The Obama Administrations’ attack on the conscience clause and the Constitution by requiring religious based organizations to offer contraceptive and reproductive treatment and services within their healthcare insurance programs.
  • Planned Parenthood’s blackmailing of the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation because the Foundation initially dropped Planned Parenthood from their grant list.
  • The holiest of holy Liberal values, class warfare.

And these are only the attacks that have surfaced this past week!  Throw in mandated healthcare, the “Dream Act” for illegal aliens and the 9th District’s determination that California’s ban on same sex marriage is un-Constitutional and the path to tyranny and the lose of our liberty becomes clear.  You know when a Supreme Court Justice tells other countries to ignore the U.S. Constitution as a model we are in deep trouble.

I find it difficult to understand how educated, intelligent and creative people can support the entitlement policies of the Obama administration that have led to increased dependency on the Federal government in a way that enslaves over half our citizens.  I’ve stood shoulder to shoulder with men teaching other men how to take responsibility for their lives, to be authentic, and to live purpose driven lives of integrity yet many of these same men strongly support Obama, even though his policies rob the citizens of their responsibility and freedom!  It’s my opinion that it’s hypocritical to help a person embrace responsibility for their life and actions and then tell them what light bulb they must use; what car they must drive; what health insurance they must purchase; or their religious beliefs are irrelevant when it comes to reproductive control.

Is it right and fair for the Federal Government to demand that health care policies provide for contraceptives and other reproductive services, including abortions,even though these services conflict with my religious views?  Under what authority does the Federal Government have the right to require me to purchased anything?  Do you see how dangerous this policy is?  Once the Government has this power where does that power end?

As I write this, Obama is trying to back off the point by saying that if you are a faith-based organization you will be exempted from the requirement!  What the…?  What about my faith, my beliefs?  The government does not have the right to prescribe this coverage in the first place so exemptions are not necessary because the requirement is unconstitutional!

Obama and his supporters foment “Class Warfare” by proclaiming immoral the extreme disparity between the rich and the poor.  The Liberals use this disparity to argue for more funds to spend on more programs to assist the least among us.  And regardless of the billions spent on welfare we still have people in this country that are poor and have less than others.  The issue isn’t that one percent have the majority of the wealth and therefore the 99% are poor?  The true issue is that we are not teaching our brothers and sisters how to take care of their lives, how to cultivate their God-given gifts to support themselves and their families.

The people who support big government programs will scream, “Where’s your compassion?”  And I say government hand outs are not compassionate.  If you are concerned about someone and their plight then step up and go help them. Gather like minded friends and make a true difference in that persons life as well as your own.  If you think wealth should be equalized then find a group of people who have less than you, combine your resources and divide them equally.  Be accountable.

Taking from the rich and giving to the less fortunate is immoral!  Creating entitlement systems and programs that enslave the less fortunate is immoral!  Empowering the Federal Government to control our lives is immoral!

Government programs have not and will not improve the lives of the citizens.  Prosperity, freedom, liberty and mentoring will.

Government programs have enslaved 50% of the population.  Continuing to support the growth of government will enslave us all!

In 1863, at a pivotal point in our Nation’s history, President Lincoln issued the “Emancipation Proclamation” setting in motion the events that would eventually lead to freeing of slaves in America.  We are once more faced with a challenge that requires no less than a Second Emancipation Proclamation – an emancipation from the tyranny of an overreaching government!

The Second Emancipation will occur the minute we stop looking to the government to effect change in the lives of people and step up and take action ourselves!  The moment we take responsibility for the quality of life within the society then we will be back on the Founder’s road to liberty and freedom!  Imagine the good that could be achieved if you, personally, reached out a helping hand to someone less fortunate, as opposed to a government hand out.

Let the emancipation begin.  Drive out the big government, entitlement obsessed career politicians, of either party; Dismantle all departments and agencies that are not supported by the Constitution; Replace the current progressive tax system with one that is fair for all; and Restore fiscal responsibility.

Let’s celebrate and empower each other!  Let’s stand up for FREEDOM!

 “I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.”

Dr. Martin Luther King

WE THE PEOPLE of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.