The American Way of Life (Part 27 of 28)

Part 27: of a 28-part series

This is the challenge – are you willing to spend time studying issues? You all have your ballots, right? It’s a lot of legalese, isn’t it? Make yourself aware. One way of doing that is, begin earlier than the night before. Before November 3rd. Do your homework. I started as early as they started – two years ago. This is about your country. You need to follow it. When they start is when you start.

You’re not going to catch it all. It takes time for you to think about these things. You’re not going to be thinking very well November 3 about how you’re going to vote November 4. You haven’t resolved anything. You’re going to “eeny meeney miney  mo” it. And so we get our leaders by “eeny meeney miney mo”. “Oh, I like his name. It sounds good. I can’t read all this. It doesn’t matter.”

So, are you willing to spend time studying the policies, making yourself aware, and then conveying that information to family and friends? Will you resist the temptation to get a government handout for your community? It’s very important. That’s our insulation. It’s when we say, “No thank you, we’ll build it ourselves. We’ll take care of our own corn. We’ll get together and we’ll do it. We may be called a national disaster area, but we’re not going to take your funds.”

Realize that the doctors’ fight against socialized medicine is your fight. We can’t socialize the doctors without socializing the patients. Recognize that government invasion of public power is eventually an assault upon your own business. If some among you fear taking a stand because you’re afraid of reprisals from customers, clients, or even the government, recognize that you’re just feeding the crocodile, hoping he’ll eat you last.

I like this one – I can understand this one: “All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” It’s about thinking, resolving, and determination.

To be continued…