August 22, 2011I see people at the grocery store paying most of their food bill with a LINK card that are as able-bodied as me.
I see the statistics of what illegal aliens cost state government, and the murder of US citizens and agents, yet the feds won`t close our borders.
I see our President bow to the King of Saudi Arabia.
I see our President insult our allies and apologize for America to our enemies.
I see our congressmen enjoy lavish pay, benefits, retirements and a health plan that is the envy of every taxpayer.
I have to show ID to purchase OTC meds and am limited to the amount I can purchase.
I see Spanish pasted on all kinds of consumables, products, road signs and am asked to press 1 for English or 2 for Spanish.
I know the Social Security Trust Fund has been openly embezzled by our federal government.
I see an Energy Department whose budget is billions annually not improve our energy policies since their inception.
I see an Education Department that has presided over the downgrade of our schools for decades.
I experience a government that has invoked expensive, redundant and ridiculous regulations at every level of our business and private lives.
I see gun control laws that only hamper honest, law abiding citizens.
I see laws that side-step personal responsibility.
I see programs run from the Federal level that can ONLY be sensibly run from the local level.
I see veterans not allowed to smoke in their private clubs, but were freely given cigarettes in their rations during the wars.
I see our federal government preventing our oil from being drilled and not licensing new nuclear power plants.
I see programs that turn a helping hand into dependency for our poor.
I see a taxing system that promotes endless paperwork, allows cheats to prosper, honest, hard-working men to go bankrupt and an accounting/legal industry to boom.
I saw a government agency force banks to make bad home loans.
I saw a government bail out extravagant Wall Street banks and brokerage insurance companies "because they were too big to fail".
I see a federal government that will enact any measure if it will increase their power.
I see a federal government that cannot operate our postal system profitably, has embezzled ALL of the Social Security Trust Fund and yet, wants control of our entire health care system.
I see a legal system that jails the poor, thumbs its nose at justice and allows the wealthiest to walk.
I see a federal government that didn`t think spending at increasing deficit levels year after year was a problem until the extreme right wing Tea Party called them on it.
I UNDERSTAND these views in this day and age make me an extreme right wing conservative.
I UNDERSTAND that getting back to the proven principles that made this country the greatest the world has ever seen . . in this day and age makes me an extreme right wing conservative.
YOU BETCHA !!
How is it that moms, dads, democrats, republicans and independents (Tea Partiers) that talk about common sense constitutional issues from a moral base are now called right wing extremists ???