In the absence of real leadership on both sides of the political aisle, conservatives look to our nation's past for inspiration. We find it. But we also find a great deal of sadness when we realize how devoid of substance our elected leaders are today.
A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.
- Alexander Hamilton -
[sharequote align="center"]A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government.[/sharequote]
Mr. Hamilton was speaking about how important it is to have a high caliber individual in the highest office in the land. We currently have a feeble occupant in the Oval Office, who is mocked and ridiculed at home and abroad.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on October 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. Now in the eighth day of a government shutdown, Obama and his Democratic allies have reiterated to House Speaker John Boehner Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
His "signature achievement," if it can be called that, has been based on a series of distortions, exaggerations, and bold faced lies. The current "OCCUPIER" of the people's house has proven Mr. Hamilton's words correct, a feeble executive makes for bad government.
Resident Obama is certainly the poster child for this quote.
As a very important source of strength and security, cherish public credit. One method of preserving it is to use it as sparingly as possible, avoiding occasions of expense by cultivating peace, but remembering also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger frequently prevent much greater disbursements to repel it, avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertion in time of peace to discharge the debts which unavoidable wars may have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burden which we ourselves ought to bear.
The current occupant in the White House has no concept of what it is to bring down public spending to match the current level of taxation. Instead he, and his extremist liberals who rule Washington, would rather increase taxes to match government’s insatiable appetite for spending the tax payer’s money.
We couldn't afford Obamacare even if we had a robust economy, full
employment and were minus two overseas conflicts. But Resident Obama showed little pause as he shoved his healthcare law down our throats.
He promised it would cost $900 billion. The Congressional Budget Office puts the real cost at $3 trillion and growing.
Mr. Obama promised, “We the People, “ if we liked our insurance plans and doctors we could keep them. Millions are getting cancellation notices, because their plans are made illegal under Obamacare.
This screenshot made Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 shows the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
These are testaments to the folly of this morally corrupt law. For those who are fortunate enough to keep their policies or log onto the often-crashing Healthcare.gov website, they find increased because they are forced to pay for services they do not need or want.
This is a far cry from Resident Obama’s promise of $2,500 savings for an average family of four.
We conservatives look to the past to fill the void we see in our present. Many of the country’s founders were superior to the politicians of today in many ways. George Washington is considered, by many, to be our greatest president because he could have been king.
Would Resident Obama have the conviction or moral compass to turn down the ability to subjugate our nation?
A fair look at his actions in office, thus far, would yield a resounding, “No.” Mr. Obama has been, and remains, the antithesis of these great men we know as America’s founding fathers.
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