Last week, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee made some news with a memo of how they plan to “marginalize” republicans with some direct questions. Not that I have any interest in either party, or being involved in office in any way, I still thought it would be interesting to post a few responses.
Do you believe that Barack Obama is a U.S. citizen?
I don’t care. In fact, it doesn’t matter to me WHO is president. As long as there’s the massive amount of power in the hands of federal politicians – like there is today – the person in charge of our rudderless ship will continue to violate our rights.
Do you think the 10th Amendment bars Congress from issuing regulations like minimum health care coverage standards?
Yes. And proudly. Do YOU believe that the 10th Amendment no longer applies today? Or, do you believe that the constitution is merely what the supreme court says it means – until it changes its mind?
Do you think programs like Social Security and Medicare represent socialism and should never have been created in the first place?
I don’t know if they represent socialism in a pure sense, but the absolute fact of the matter is this – the advocates of the Constitution at the time of the ratification specifically told the people that these items would be left to the states. If YOU have any moral or legal scruples, why aren’t you following what they gave us – and at very least offering a constitutional amendment to authorize such programs?
Do you think President Obama is a socialist?
I think, like Bush and Clinton before him “thug” is a much better term.
Do you think America should return to a gold standard?
I believe that people should be more free. Do you? To me, that includes the freedom to use a gold coin to pay for their groceries if they want. Right now, people are threatened with fines and jail if they try to transact business in such a manner.