Tony Flitcraft: A new tyranny |

Tony Flitcraft: A new tyranny

Tony FlitcraftFrisco

Alex Miller is spot on in his :

We are becoming a nation of rich folks who can influence the government to tilt laws that favor them at the expense of those who can’t. This week we are celebrating our independence from one tyranny while at the same time creating another one all by ourselves.We must return to our original ideals: liberty, free enterprise, self-reliance, personal responsibility. Thomas Jefferson said it best in his first inaugural address: “A wise and frugal government [is one] which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government”We must stop electing representatives to Congress who believe they know how to run our lives better than we do. Representatives create convoluted multi-thousand-page laws filled with special favors, exemptions, regulations and restrictions, many of which are mutually exclusive and contradictory; they don’t even read them, themselves, waiting until they pass to discover what’s in them. Then they hire czars and bureaucrats to sort things out.Meanwhile the rich get richer and the government gets more powerful and expensive. The end result produces a population more and more dependent on the government to do the day to day things it could do better for itself with less and less options. Good-bye freedom; hello tyranny.Who elects these representatives? Look in the mirror.

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