We are now faced with a Hard Left-conquered Democrat Party – looking to maximize government in every nook and cranny of our lives.
Never discussed by the Hard Left-conquered Democrat Party and their Big Media fellow travelers?
Everything government does – it does terribly.
I know, I know: The first refuge for anyone looking to inexorably grow government – is the military.
“How dare you attack the brave men and women of our armed forces.”
Except the brave men and women of our armed forces – are the only thing that saves the military from full-on government suck-age.
Government – is all about mandated mandates. Imposed upon us by threat of force.
Our brave military men and women – volunteer. They want to be there. (Thank you, God, for such men and women.)
The core element of the military – is free will. Which largely inoculates the military from the broader truth:
Government is terrible at everything.
Democrats want to have government give everyone everything “for free.”
Democrats want to allow the entirety of the planet to enter our country – and then they too will get in on the government giving everyone everything “for free.”
Democrats want to expedite things – and start giving illegal aliens our money right away.
Except everything the government already does – is broke and broken.
Democrats are looking to make Medicare – #MedicareForAll. And they mean ALL.
Oh – and we recently expanded government’s role in medicine. It was called Obamacare. How’d that go?
Democrats are looking to give the entirety of the planet Social Security.
In fact, to get us ready for the cuts to us to fund the planet….:
“The Democrats CUT Social Security for five years under St. Barry “The Generous” Obama….”
Medicare and Social Security are a combined $70+ TRILLION short. And climbing rapidly.
Medicare and Social Security are very soon to be half of our $4-trillion-per-annum federal budget. And climbing rapidly.
And Democrats peer into that enormous empty swimming pool…and screech “Everyone on the planet – dive in.”
And when we say government is terrible at everything – we mean everything. Everywhere, and always:
“In recent years, big scandals have erupted at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Internal Revenue Service, Secret Service and other agencies. Federal auditors routinely uncover waste, fraud and abuse, and revelations about special-interest giveaways in Congress are commonplace.
“But such problems are nothing new.
“In 1932, legal scholar James Beck explored wasteful federal spending in Our Wonderland of Bureaucracy, lambasting subsidies for shipping and sugar firms, and labeling farm subsidies a ‘stupendous failure’ and ‘inexcusable legislative folly.’
“Federal efforts to run businesses were ‘costly failures’ of ‘extraordinary ineptitude.’ And regulations that were supposed to help rail customers instead increased costs. The problem with the government, Beck concluded, was that the ‘remedy may often be worse than the disease.’”
Government always and everywhere fails – because of my Wallet Rule:
If you go out on a Friday night with your wallet, and you go out the following Friday night with my wallet – on which Friday night are you going to have more fun?
Obviously, you’re going to have a whole lot more fun with my wallet – because you don’t care what my wallet looks like at the end of the evening.
Well, government is always on other peoples’ wallets – ours. And their Friday night never ends.
Government will never spend money as wisely or well as the people who earned it – from whom government takes it.
Democrats – remain steadfastly impervious to facts, human nature – and human history.
Democrats continuously pretend their concept of government-control-of-everything – wasn’t tried for the entirety of the 20th Century.
It was. And it murdered 100+ million people – and consigned billions more to abject hell on Earth.
But hey – let’s give it another shot.
This weekend, independent Communist Vermont Senator/Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders came up with yet another completely new Communist idea – never before conceived by the minds of men.
Except, many, MANY of his Communist Democrat cohorts have already conceived of such madness.
How very Olde Country of her. Well, our Olde Country. She, of course, is an Indian.
And it ain’t just this presidential cycle…of course.
The biggest hurdles being Reality and human nature.
And of course, Democrats have always wanted government Internet.
Yes. The wrong target…being government.
But we didn’t even need to waste that money a decade ago.
Because there have been government attempts at providing Internet service – since the private sector began making Internet service a nigh-ubiquitous miracle.
“For decades, local governments have made promises of faster and cheaper broadband networks.
“Unfortunately, these municipal networks often don’t deliver or fail, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill. Explore the map to learn about the massive debt, waste and broken promises left behind by these failed government networks.”
Yet Big Media announces Sanders’ “Broadband Is a Human Right” idiocy – totally bereft of any mention of history.
Because the history of “Broadband Is a Human Right” idiocy – is a time-and-again unmitigated disaster.
But Democrats and Big Media care first and foremost – about growing government.
Now matter how much proven damage, pain and misery – growing government causes.
This first appeared in Red State.