From @jstrevino: Is government ‘to secure these liberties’ or to pay #WIunion employees? #teaparty #tcot

We find these truths to be self-evident: that all men were created equal, and endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men.

The consensus among the hodgepodge of socialist agitators, Obama For America organizers, and their drones and taggers along is that government exists to take from those who have and give to those who haven’t, or more exactly, to those who can claim some membership in a group that at some point in the recent past has not had.

Read Treviño.

Amplify’d from www.guardian.co.uk

Who governs Wisconsin?

Our democracy is at stake as these featherbedded public sector unions try to bully Madison’s elected officials into submission

Protest in Madison, Wisconsin, 2011; Governor Scott Walker; collective bargaining rights

The fight for America’s future now centres upon Wisconsin. On one side are Governor Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Republican majorities in the legislature, and the majority of Wisconsinites who voted them into office. On the other side are the public sector unions for whom governance is, at bottom, a racket – and their Democratic allies.

For public sector unions, it’s a declaration of war.

What’s at stake in Wisconsin is whether American governance will continue to serve the purpose set forth in the declaration of independence – to secure our liberties – or whether government as its own surpassing special interest is an unassailable fact of our time. It is perhaps the single most important political fight in the country now.

Read more at www.guardian.co.uk

 

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