I will not claim to be the staunchest patriot in this wonderful country of ours but I do consider myself patriotic. Being a patriot is what has caused me to have great concerns about the condition of our nation. During the last Presidential elections I was very concerned about Mr Barrack Obama being elected. I did not think John McCain was up to the job but I felt that he was clearly the lesser of two evils. Unfortunately, it seems as though I may have been correct in my feelings. This Presidency is not like any other in recent history. Our government is clearly being ran by the Speaker and not the President. He is far too busy to be concerned with the state of this great union. He has more important things to do, like campaign for two Democratic Gubernatorial candidates, which by the way they both lost. We are heading to a very scary place in my opinion. We are adopting Socialist policies. We are more concerned about what other nations think about us than what our citizens feel. We are in a war that cannot be won they way we are fighting it. We have one of the worst economies. Rhode Island is predicted to have an unemployment rate of 13.8% by next year. All of this plus serious social security and health care issues. Have no fear though, our President is campaigning to have more Democratic governors in order to secure his ability to further his Un-American agenda. I am proud that a large portion of our country was able to get passed his race to elect a President of African decent but this was not the guy to have break that boundary. People we are in trouble and the American populous does not want to see it. They are so enchanted by this "lawyer" and his charisma. We need to wake up.
Our government is now the proud majority share holder in the banking industry and the auto industry. As if that is not bad enough they are trying to push an extremely Socialistic health care system. The government is doing a poor job at managing its affairs and now they want to make decisions regarding our health. I am truly horrified by the thought of this happening. If the government were to take charge of the health care system what kind of increase in size of our already huge government will there be. Our founding fathers should be rolling in their graves. Let's see what our government does for us. They over tax based upon how much you earn. That's right I said earn. Earnings are looked at by our government and then we are told by said government "I think you should give me X% of what you made." The money you just earned has just been taxed once. Now when you take that money to buy the things you want and need in your life, that same dollar is taxed again. Should you decide you want to own property, which by the way no one really owns their property, it is all on loan to us by our government, you are taxed again and again using money that you earned that you already paid taxes on. Now that they have taken what they feel is their fair share of your hard earned income they are going to take more money for Social Security. They are now planning your retirement. Unless, of course, you decide to take more of your money and invest in your own retirement. Wait, a huge portion of our nation cannot do that because of all the other expenses. We have a welfare system that supports and promotes laziness. We tell the hard working Americans "For the greater good of our people we need to use your money to take care of the guy that does not feel like there is a job he wants to do." That's right I said wants to do because there are plenty of jobs out there that are classified as jobs Americans don't want to do, thus the reason we "NEED" illegal immigrants. Wait how does that work they are illegal but we need them to do things that the people we give checks to monthly don't want to do. Does anyone else see something wrong here?!?! Why is there not a hue and cry about these issues? Why is everyone so afraid to point out our problems and figure out a solution? The issues our government should be working on are being blatantly neglected in order to work their way further in to our homes. We have become a nation of cattle. We are herded in any direction the media wants us to go. We have to believe everything we are told in the news or in the newspapers. We don't ask the question that was so popular to us as kids, the question WHY! We must be politically correct. Not morally correct, politically correct. The phrase alone is offensive to me.
I could go on and on and on but then I wouldn't have anything else to blog about at a later time. We wouldn't want that now would we. People, I implore you to just ask why. If we can do that, it will be the first step to getting this country headed in the right direction. I am not claiming to be correct in my beliefs and I am not saying they should be your beliefs. I am simply putting them out there for your perusal. That is what made this nation great, our ability to believe as we want and not fear repercussions from our government. Those days are quickly going by the wayside. Our rights are being stripped from us and we are watching it happen and saying nothing. Be proud to be one of the youngest and greatest nations on this planet. We are Americans because our ancestors stood up and revolted against a government that they felt was unfair. Where did that spirit go? Why are we sitting in our living rooms thinking it doesn't affect me so it doesn't matter? It does and it will. At this rate our children and grandchildren will no longer live in this great republic. They will be forced to live in the USSA.