All this time to try and figure out the page issues and it still isn’t as I wished. In order to get all 5 pages, you must click on the Guest Post 1-16-13 title, then the page numbers show and can all be accessed. I’ll work on it, but for now, just click the title. Thanks, Allen
A few days ago I came across this over at one of my favorite sites, ZeroHedge. It raised several issue that we who favor a Founders’ view of the Constitution are familiar with. It also does a fine job of showing some of the flaws in the Evolving view theory, as well as giving some of the sources behind this flawed thinking. One thing is certain, where this country goes will be determined by who wins this argument. I can’t help but be a little pessimistic about the outcome, but still hope for the best.
After reading it, I decided to contact the author, Brandon Smith. He has graciously granted me permission to reprint the piece here, for you folks, in it’s entirety. I saved my comments on it until the end, touching on a few obvious points. Due to it’s length I’ve broken it down into 5 pages.
Here it is.
“Where Does The Hatred Of Constitutionalism Come From?”
The Constitution of the United States is an undeniably powerful document. So powerful in fact, that it took establishment elitists with aspirations of globalized governance over a century to diminish the American people’s connection to it. It’s been a long time coming, but in the new millennium, there is now indeed a subsection of the masses that not only have no relationship to our founding roots, they actually despise those of us who do!
There are a number of reasons for this dangerous development in our culture: A public school system that rarely if ever teaches children about the revolution, the founders, constitutional liberty, or the virtues of individualism in general. A mainstream media apparatus that has regurgitated endless anti-constitutional shlock for decades, attacking any person or group that presents a freedom oriented view. And a governmental structure that has become so corrupt, so openly criminal, that they ignore all aspects of constitutional law without regard, rarely feeling the need to explain themselves. As a people, we are surrounded daily by the low droning wash-talk of denigration and disdain for our principled foundations. The wretched ghosts of collectivism and tyranny mumble in our ears from birth to death. It’s truly a miracle that every man and woman in this nation has not succumbed to the mind numbing hypnotism…
However, our propaganda soaked environment is not the ONLY cause of our self destructive society; many people are themselves to blame. Severe character flaws and psychological imbalances have left some open to suggestion, manipulation, and fraud. Their hatred, though fueled in part by the socialization of the establishment, is still theirs to own.
The brutal ignorance on display in mainstream circles against the liberty-minded needs to be addressed. In my view, the American public is being conditioned to see us as a convenient “enemy” which they can use to project all their internal grief and woe. Our country is on the verge of collapse, economically, politically, and philosophically. Corporatized elements of our government and the financial high priests of the international banking sector are behind this calamity, and of course, they don’t plan to take responsibility. Who better to demonize as the catalyst for all the pain that is coming than the only people who have the awareness and the means to stand against the catastrophe?