Mar 25 2010
Threats of violence against Democrats and liberals is wrong (threats to retire them come November are just fine). Threats against their families is just sick. All are criminal acts.
But no Democrat who pushed the take over of America’s health care should be surprised at the intensity of the backlash now rising (it is by no means ebbing as many fantasized it would). If only 5% of this country has criminal tendencies, then you should realize that pissing off 50% of America is not only going to cause half of those who are criminally inclined to focus on you, but you may push some additional folks over the edge into criminal acts. I mean just look at what road rage does to good people. If a little traffic can send people over the edge, why is anyone surprised at what Obamacare and Obamanomics is doing to people?
What did the Democrats expect? Were they really so naive to think, once they pronounced their superiority over all others, people would just bow down to them?? People were promised the Moon & The Stars by Obama and the liberals. They were promised the good life, where all our needs would be met! The promised to take all the ill gotten gain from the rich and sprinkle it on everyone else (because everyone else is needy in some way). They were going to create wonderful green jobs and bring us wealth beyond our wildest dreams.
Obama not only over promised, just the opposite has happened. Instead his liberal stimulus bill sucked records amount of money out of the people for generations, and then promptly failed to do a damn thing for the economy. Everyone’s pockets are being raided to fund liberal fantasies and power grabs. The rejection of broad tax cuts along with spending cuts by the government – a method that has worked every time it was tried before by President Kennedy, President Reagan and President Bush II – doomed the liberals to failure. Nothing else can lift the economy across the board. Right now only government contractors and government employees (and their unions) are getting any relief, everyone else is all their last legs.
No jobs means housing values continue to fall as people fall behind on payments. Savings are being depleted to zero and the economic engine of consumer spending has gone into neutral. The stock market collapse means once rosy retirements now look dreary. There is dwindling hope that the next generation will be bequeathed an America in better condition than when it was handed to us. It looks more and more like that America is being stolen by power mad fools in DC.
The raiding of the government coffers to cover extended unemployment for tens of millions of people because of the failed stimulus bill is adding a mountain of crippling debt to our children and their children’s now bleak future. The promised good life is now endless months on unemployment benefits. Democrats can’t seriously wonder why there is growing anger at them and their failed policies and lying promises?
When the government golden goose keeps laying stink-bombs it is no surprise people are ready to carve it up for dinner, especially if they are hungry. The threats of violence are wrong, but so were the actions in DC which prompted this anger. You don’t attack a person’s life and well being and expect a pleasant thank you. In the view of many people, the government is now just another form of organized crime stealing protection money and living the high life while the minions slave away on meager earnings.
Democrats have no business pointing fingers at the GOP or Tea Party as the source of this anger. It was the liberals that poked America in the eye and Americans are swiping back in various forms, some of which are clearly out of bounds. If the Democrats want civility restored, repeal Obamacare and apologize to America for being arrogant asses. That is the only way to diffuse this. Beyond that there is little calmer heads can do to control the growing backlash.
Until Democrats back off their madness, anger and frustration is going to continue to grow, and the focus of that anger is going to be the wasteful activities of DC (for example, this mess trying to dictate school lunch menus from the White House). Liberals hit their tipping point all right, now the mood of the country is to tear down the bureaucracy. Everything they fought for is now ‘on the menu’.