The election results made me sad. Not just another four years with Obama who has led us straight to socialized medicine, economic ruin, and unfathomable debt, but I grieved over the amendments passed throughout the nation. Socialized medicine was held up here in Florida. Colorado legalized recreational drug use. Surprised these things were on the ballot? No. Surprised at the results? Yes.
Where is the America Dream?
I grieved all day Wednesday. I don't recognize this nation anymore. I remember a speech my friend, Kathy gave in high school at an Optimist Club oratorical contest. It was on the American Dream. She was amazing and won the night! Like most young people, I didn't pay attention to the message, only the delivery. She looked pretty and spoke well.
"Like a lamb led to the slaughter," I kept hearing in my mind. People, so foolish, think they can get something for nothing. Promised the moon, they will end up with only an illusion. Voters will lose far more than they will gain.
Socialism is about more than high tax brackets. It is about the loss of national sovereignty, the loss of freedom, the destruction of the Constitution.
All socialists believe in one world government. Do we really want to cash in national sovereignty. Do we really want to surrender our freedom to the federal government? We are on a path of destruction. Does no one see? This is far more than economic woes and higher taxes (though they will come in full force!). Individual rights will cease to exist. Yes, they will disappear slowly and many will not even notice.
Corruption of Power
I gave my heart to Christ at the age of sixteen. I love Him and would lay down my life for Him. He is my boss. I trust Him completely to make wise decisions with my best interest at heart. I do not trust the federal government to make decisions with my best interest at heart. I do not want the federal government to be my provider either. I already have one. I do expect the federal government to provide me a justice system and a strong military that will defend the nation should we be attacked by a foreign government.
Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. We are giving more and more power to the federal government, With that power comes more and more corruption because power is like a drug--you just want more and more. Giving more power to the federal government will mean less freedom for families, businesses, educators, and individuals.
With great sorrow, I still commit myself to honor our president and do my best to be a responsible American. I trust in God's sovereignty, in His discipline.
Now, I mourn the loss of the American Dream. There is no Canadian Dream, no Venezuelan Dream, no Dutch Dream. Good-bye American Dream, hello American Nightmare.