The United States of America is truly on the verge of dramatically changing course, moving from a 234-year successful capitalist experiment to a European-styled socialist form of government by way of a 2000-plus page healthcare bill that will guarantee government intrusion into Americans most intimate life decisions. Is there any wonder why the party of entitlements wants a quick decision from the legislative branch? The more Americans learn about this monstrosity, the more they reject the notion that the Obama-Reid-Pelosi healthcare fix will save money or improve medical services.
We arrived at this dramatic turning point in American history because the Democratic Party has spent the past 50 years running away from the famous words of their once iconic leader, President John F. Kennedy, “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” The more democrats promise their policies will lead to a stabilized and successful populace, the more we find our state and federal governments growing in debt and inability to help their citizens in times of need.
While republican policy positions may at times seem hardhearted or emotionally disconnected, a nation of people about to embrace the concept of a nanny state over the proven success of rugged individualism needs the kind of reality check the Grand Old Party is currently offering up.