“There is Good in the World, and It’s Worth Fighting For”
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – “Folks, this really hits home to me because I’ve read this hundreds and hundreds, heard it hundreds and hundreds, seen it on television hundreds and hundreds of times, basically throwing the towel in and saying, [mocking] “We can’t defend this. You’re not going to be able to do that. You’re going to have to make a deal with these people.” As I have said often, draw the line and don’t make the deal.” Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
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Mike: “Stand, Men of the West” by Stephen Klugewicz:
Conservative intellectuals tend to be a dismal sort. By natural disposition we are pessimistic people. We cannot really be blamed for this, when one considers the history of mankind and particularly the sorry history of human governance. From starting unnecessary wars to enslaving whole peoples to reducing the masses to poverty through excessive taxation, man, when clothed with the right to rule others, has shown himself to be a tyrant-in-waiting.
Moreover, we conservatives realize that human nature is intrinsically inclined to do evil, that utopias are unachievable and their pursuit dangerous, and that we are apt, over time, to lose our moorings to the commandments of God and His laws of nature.
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They are not of the same class that you and I are from. In other words, their class of citizen has privileges
and immunities inured to it that the rest of us don’t get and are never going to be accorded.
Why would anyone want to continue in a relationship like that? Boil this down to a friendship. Would you still want that person to be friends? Would you be friends with the person that stole from you and relied upon you not fighting he or she when they sought to confiscate your wealth? Just imagine if a friend did to you or us or me what our governments do to us.
Of course, we’d say, [mocking] “We can’t do anything about the government because they have all the guns and laws on their side.” Well, in an instance where we are acknowledged to be sovereign, and we should be, we should always retain the ability to alter that, to alter the law of the wrongs, or the laws that are being used wrongly. That’s not the case. “Stand, Men of the West!” is the order of the day. I can tell by your excitement out there on the telephones, email and Twitter that you’re ready to march to the top of that rampart with me, right?
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