...The first sign was the legalization of abortion. Prior to the 1960s cultural revolution, abortion was widely stigmatized in the West because of our recognition of the sanctity of all human life. The state’s first duty is to protect everyone from internal and external threats. That’s why we authorize deadly force to defend the innocent via the armed forces and the police power. Once the state declared some persons outside that protection – for reasons of convenience – a new article was added to the modern state creed. Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide are next.
The current picture of 'ruthless' would be a likeness of Ms. Sibelius, although it is not fair to assign all this to her. The Statists are Republicans, too; the Ruling Class is bi-partisan and quite genteel, you know.