Letter: Understand enemy, tactics in economic ‘war,’ he saysTO THE EDITOR: I consider myself a conservative because I want to conserve that which is good about America.
By: Scott Thomson, Maiden Rock, Pierce County Herald
TO THE EDITOR: I consider myself a conservative because I want to conserve that which is good about America.
My determinations are based on objective experience and observations, as opposed to the subjective ideology of the progressive. So often, many people miss the difference and leave the door unlocked to the forces of tyranny. We are at a critical point in our country’s history and tyranny is at the door.
As in any well fought battle, and the economy is a war, you need to understand the enemy and his tactics. Try asking your progressive friends these questions:
1. What is total spending of the federal budget?
2. What is the federal budget?
3. What is the national debt?
4. What is the most recent interest payment on the national debt?
(Source: American Thinker)
I can confidently predict that you will not get a straightforward answer. To borrow an acronym from author Herman Kane, they “SIN.” They will “Shift” subjects. They will “Ignore” the facts. And when all else fails, they will “Name call.”
When presented with the destructive fiscal and monetary issues, I have found that the progressive will most likely “SIN” and invoke their “holier-than-thou” religious fervor, in order to convict me of wrong doing because I don’t see the intended good of their ideology. I am accused of being “unchristian” and putting “money over people.”
1. $3.6 trillion.
2. $1.2 trillion (projected).
3. $14 trillion.
4. $164 billion.
Remember that the government really has no money in itself, but charges us for their folly. In our country, a newborn baby inherits a debt balance on their charge card totaling $45,000. That is immoral.
I remember the wisdom of Paul: “You then, who teach others, do you not teach yourself? You who teach against stealing, do you steal?”