Are the Scales Falling from Our Eyes?….. ~ “…Lately, El Rushbo has been commenting about how conservatives are beginning to wake up. I believe he’s used the phrase, “scales are falling from eyes.”…”

Posted: July 10, 2015 in Uncategorized

Are the Scales Falling from Our Eyes?

American Thinker ^ | July 9, 2015 | J. Robert Smith

Posted on 7/10/2015, 3:04:18 PM by 2ndDivisionVet

Rush has it right, as usual. Lately, El Rushbo has been commenting about how conservatives are beginning to wake up. I believe he’s used the phrase, “scales are falling from eyes.”

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What’s dawning on conservatives is that fixing America is about more than fixing politics and government. It’s about the culture and society. Politics and government are subsets of the greater problem: a rotting culture that leads to a frayed and weakened society. In the absence of strong societal institutions and morality based on nature and reality, tyranny isn’t just possible, but likely.

Elect the most rock-ribbed conservative (say, Ted Cruz) as president and at the end of the day — or after a couple of terms — the country’s likely to be only nominally better off. Perhaps the word is “temporarily.” A renovated house standing on a bad foundation will collapse eventually.

That’s not to say that government isn’t a critical subset of society. The left uses government as a tool — increasingly, as a weapon — to impose its vision of a “progressive” society on us. Tyranny — soft or hard — relies on force. When arguments or glares can’t persuade, anything from punitive fines to battering rams work….

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