The other day I wrote a piece for this site entitled Two Things Israelis Must Never Forget. I’ve decided to write a follow-up piece entitled Two Things Americans Must Never Forget.
Here it is.
There are two things Americans must never forget because if they forget them they will lose their civil liberties and their individual freedom and the United States will no longer be a free country…they will no longer be a free people living in a free country and will find themselves living under the tyrant’s boot with the American way of life being nothing more than a relic of the past.
The first is that freedom is fragile and must be fought for every single day or else it will be lost and the second is that a strong military which can defend and protect the United States is absolutely essential to their survival and the survival of their country.
Freedom, democracy, American institutions and values and the American way of life are being denigrated and attacked all over the U.S. even as this is being written. The attacks on freedom, democracy, American values and institutions and the American way of life have been going on for many years and have met with more than a modicum of success. Americans are nowhere near as free as they have been in the past and more and more of their freedom and civil liberties are disappearing rapidly. Everyone from President Obama and the Federal Government to academics who worship political correctness to Islamists who want to turn the U.S. into an Islamic state governed by Islamic law (Sharia) to militant gays to militant feminists to anti-religious zealots to socialists who think the nanny state needs to be imposed on everyone for their own good to zealots of all shapes, sizes, races, creeds, colors and persuasions to historical revisionists to economic illiterates to doctrinaire environmentalists to opportunists to charlatans to simpletons to plain old thugs to everyone in between wants to take away Americans right to think, act, choose, advocate or reject, wants to force Americans to live according to their particular dictates. Basic, fundamental rights like freedom of speech and freedom of expression have been and are being stripped away and lost and Americans who choose to speak out against things like ObamaCare or the intrusion of government into every aspect of their lives or the encroachment of Islam and the threat it poses in the United States or any number of other things pay a terrible price for doing so. Many Americans have in fact chosen not to speak out or fight back because of intimidation and the fear of retribution. Don’t think its quite as bad as all that do you? Try it and you’ll see that it most certainly is.
All of which means that it is more important than ever for Americans who value freedom, democracy and the American way of life to stand up, speak out, fight back, defend and protect them and recoup their losses because unless they do they will most assuredly be lost and lost forever. Like I said, Americans are nowhere near as free as they have been in the past and more and more of their freedom and civil liberties are disappearing rapidly. Freedom is fragile and must be fought for every single day or else it will be lost and Americans forget that at their peril…that is one of the great lessons of history and if Americans forget it they will no longer be a free people living in a free country. Period.
The other lesson Americans must never forget is that a military strong enough to deter foreign powers from attacking the United States in force and able to respond with lethal, overwhelming force of its own if they do is essential to their survival and the survival of their country. The U.S. has enemies all over the world who would love to attack it in force and destroy it on religious, ideological or political grounds, who would love to bring it to its knees because of envy, greed, blame, victimhood, a visceral hatred of freedom and democracy or a misplaced sense of entitlement. The only thing preventing them from attacking the United States in force is the American military and the minute the American military becomes too weak to deter external threats or to respond to them in force is the minute attacks become inevitable, the minute Americans die in large numbers and the minute freedom and democracy die along with them. America’s politicians, led by President Barack Hussein Obama, don’t seem to recognize or understand this…they have weakened the American military considerably over the past few years and it is becoming weaker and less capable with every passing day. This must be stopped and reversed and the American military must be returned to its former strength or it will soon lose the ability to defend and protect America and Americans and America’s enemies will take full advantage of the militarys weakness and attack with everything they have, including nuclear weapons. They are already taking advantage of American weakness in many ways and unless things change it is only a matter of time before all-out, large-scale attacks are launched and America bites the dust and gets overrun like so many other great powers of the past…good guys with guns, in this case the American military, is the only thing standing between Americans and the bad guys with guns and if the good guys with guns can’t keep the bad guys with guns away the results are inevitable, are a foregone conclusion. That too is a great lesson of history.
American freedom and American might…Americans better restore them soon.
While they still can.
For themselves and for the rest of the free world too because the rest of the free world cannot possibly survive if America doesn’t.
That’s a piece for another day though.