Friday, October 29, 2010

Fall Election 2010 - #2344 - Thomas Sowell: A Crossroads Election - Townhall

Most elections are about particular policies, particular scandals or particular personalities. But these issues don't mean as much this year-- not because they are not important, but because this election is a crossroads election, one that can decide what path this country will take for many years to come. Runaway "stimulus" spending, high unemployment and ObamaCare are all legitimate and important issues. It is just that freedom and survival are more important. For all its sweeping and scary provisions, ObamaCare is not nearly as important as the way it was passed. If legislation can become laws passed without either the public or the Congress knowing what is in those laws, then the fundamental principle of a free, self-governing people is completely undermined.  Read more..........   One of the greatest philosophers and thinkers of the 2OTH/21ST Century. Read his words carefully on this election. It may well be the most important in this nations history. Which fork in the road shall we take, one that continues to allow Obama to seize the constitutional authority of the other two branches of government, or rein in this despot and his czars, once in for all. VOTE, and take all your concerned conservative friends, family, neighbors, and fellow workers with you.  Article and commentary by Steve Peters.  

Michael Barone: Public Employee Unions Funnel Public Money to Dems - Townhall - Who is the largest single political contributor in the 2010 campaign cycle? You can be pardoned if you answer, erroneously, that it's some new conservative group organized by Karl Rove. That's campaign spin by the Obama Democrats, obediently relayed by certain elements of the so-called mainstream media. The real answer is AFSCME, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The union's president, Gerald McEntee, reports proudly that AFSCME will be contributing $87,500,000 in this cycle, entirely or almost entirely to Democrats. "We're spending big," he told The Wall Street Journal. "And we're damn happy it's big."  Read more.......

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