R’s or D’s – does it really matter on the federal ballot?
Seriously, no matter which party is in control in DC, the federal government always grows. Agenda 21 was signed on to by George Bush the first with an Executive Order, followed by Clinton, Bush the second and Obama. Patriot Act under Bush and Republicans, NDAA would never have passed without Republicans, Obamacare Democrats, debt ceiling raised, No Child Left Behind etc. etc. etc. The federal government grows and our freedoms shrink. If we keep thinking that if we send someone new to DC to fix the problems that DC has created, then we will continue to get a bigger and bigger government.
The answer is local not national. Who we elect to state and local offices over the next ten to twenty years is far more important. Whether people want to believe it or not, the federal government cannot and will not reverse its behavior, and the debt is beyond ever paying off. The states will have to step in and hold things together by standing up and saying, “NO!” to the federal government. Virginia has shown the way with their Nullification of the NDAA. Others need to follow.
There was a resolution in the N.C. House that was sent to the Rules Committee (better known as the graveyard) to die. An anti-Agenda 21 resolution was dumped there to die also. The Republican leadership sent it there. Both the Democrat and Republican leadership in North Carolina are afraid to even say the words 10th Amendment, let alone act on them.
Were these two resolutions doomed because of ideological reasons, or was there another more personal reason? The North Carolina House leadership directed by Rep. Stam repeatedly worked to make sure that any bill or resolution that would have pushed back against federal unconstitutional “laws,” or that would have proclaimed North Carolina Sovereignty, were blocked.
Did Rep. Stam not take an Oath to both the US Constitution and to the North Carolina Constitution? Does he not know that his first and most important job is to protect the freedoms of the citizens of North Carolina?
What is the average voter out here doing? They are worried about who goes to Washington. People, it does not matter! What matters is letting the candidates for N.C. State Senate and House know that business as usual will no longer be tolerated! We can make a difference here in the State by accepting nothing less than representatives and senators who will nullify unconstitutional federal “laws” like PPACA and NDAA! And we expect them to nominate and elect leaders in both the House and Senate that will work to do just that! Our liberties and freedoms are slipping away; there is no more room for timidity and compromise!
There is no answer to what the feds are doing other than governors, legislators, county officials and sheriffs with backbone from either party that will say NO MORE! These are the people we need. North Carolina’s history is filled with numerous examples of patriotic men and women who made a stand for what is right, for freedom and liberty. It is time that this generation of political leaders does the same, North Carolina needs to lead the way again and become — First in Liberty!