Friday, April 16, 2010

The TEA Parties: Solzhenitsyn's Progeny

Damn good essay for the pundits who are still trying to figure it out...

The Tea Party is the living incarnation of disobedience. It is driven by the words and deeds of people who refuse to submit. Its members demand the return of money and power appropriated by an out-of-control federal government. They won’t allow their lives to be sculpted by the knives and chisels of penalties and subsidies. They speak out against an ugly reality that President Obama’s supporters don’t like to confront: political control of the economy consists of directives, which require submission, which can only be assured through punishment. No matter how benevolent the stated goals of such a system might be, there is nothing benevolent about the methods it must use to attain them.

A Russian dissident once said that the gulags weren’t an unfortunate side effect of Communism – they were the point.

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Beer, Bicycles and the VRWC said...

I will accept death before I will submit. Lefty bastards have always been cowards.

Bob Belvedere said...

Quoted from and Linked to at:
Dear Daddy
It's Time To ROC 'N' ROLL:
Restore Our Constitution & Restore Our Lost Liberties