Sunday, May 10, 2015

How to bring down a republic

Patrice Lewis ID's chief culprit in effort to end self-government in America

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It comes as no surprise to vigilant people that America is now on a steep downhill trajectory. There are endless contributions to this increasingly slippery slope: the creation of the Federal Reserve back in 1913, the compulsory nationalization of public education, the banishment of God from public places and the growth of federal power at the expense of states’ rights, to name a few.

How could this have happened? How could the greatest nation in the history of humanity – the country that gave the world a 5,000 year leap – be heading for the dustbin? It wasn’t until I read a line in an American Minute column that I finally “got it.”

The column outlined Mexico’s struggles in the last 200 years to build a prosperous nation. “The revolution continued until Mexico gained its independence in 1821. In the next 36 years, Mexico struggled through 50 different governments. … Santa Anna finally laid aside Mexico’s constitution and made himself dictator. … [He said,] ‘A hundred years to come my people will not be fit for liberty. … A despotism is the proper government for them, but there is no reason why it should not be a wise and virtuous one.’” ….To Read More…..

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