Had to Reblog this one. Worth the read!
“What the president is doing is tearing at the very fabric of the constitution, not only with the soon to come passage of these deals, but with virtually every policy pushed under his administration. We have a separation of powers not created to protect the executive branch or the legislative branch, but to protect each and every individual American’s liberty. It was created to keep any branch from assuming so much control that they become a threat to liberty. As Turley warned, “The problem with what the president is doing is that he’s not simply posing a danger to the constitutional system, but he’s becoming the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid. That is the concentration of power in every single branch.”
We as a country have failed to heed this warning, for we have all but forgotten that it is drastic changes such as this that have set the stage for a revolution that is sure to come.”
“Drastic change, under certain conditions, creates a proclivity for fanatical attitudes, united action, and spectacular manifestations of flouting and defiance; it creates an atmosphere of revolution”, wrote Eric Hoffer in The Ordeal of Change. Hoffer continues, “we are usually told that revolutions are set in motion to realize radical changes. Actually, it is drastic change which sets the stage for revolution. The revolutionary mood and temper are generated by the irritations, difficulties, hungers, and frustrations inherent in the realization of drastic change.” Whether we like it or not, our country is in the latter stages of this drastic change as an atmosphere of revolution has been deliberately forced upon us just as it was in 1773.
Benjamin Franklin described this atmosphere in his satirical essay Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One. Franklin wrote this essay with the assumption that the minister…
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