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I will resist the temptation of rehashing the chronic lies of Vice
President Gore since many others have already more than adequately
chronicled what is becoming a huge list of exaggerations, misstatements,
hyperbole and flat out lies. However, I continue to be amazed that
polling data reflects such a close presidential race given the humongous
compendium of negative facts available concerning Vice President Al
Gore.

This is a crucial election. It is not hyperbole to suggest that a
potential unintended consequence of the results of this contest will be
the difference between New Age socialism and maintaining the tenuous
fiction of liberty and freedom.

Some of my listeners and readers who are underwhelmed with the
presidential options this November often repeat the refrain, “Would you
rather drive over the cliff at 40mph or at 70mph?” Well, obviously, not
driving over the cliff at all is preferred. However, if, as has been
suggested the two viable options (the reality check) we face are a
slower or faster route to New World Order globalism, I choose the slower
route.

I have often observed the republic is in jeopardy because of
incrementalism. Bad stuff has happened a little at a time over a long
period of time. In order to reverse the tide of incremental destruction
of liberty and freedom, it requires an incremental offensive, and
it takes time to reverse the sins of the past. Therefore, the more
time we can buy, the more likely we are to be able to stop the bad guys
(the socialist new age globalists), and restore the country to the
constitutional republic the framers intended.

George W. Bush is not the ideal candidate. I do not agree with much
of what he is prepared to compromise. However, given the chilling
option of a mach-2 Al Gore flight to Marxism with ribbons, Bush is the
only viable option.

In August of 1857 Frederick Douglass noted, “Those who profess to
favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops
without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and
lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its waters.
This struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may
be both moral and physical; but it must be a struggle! Power concedes
nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will. Find out just
what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of
injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will
continue until they are resisted with either words or blows, or with
both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those
whom they oppress.”

If, notwithstanding the litany of Al Gore lies, corruption,
abuse of power under the color of authority, malfeasance and radical
socialist agenda, the American people are really split close to even on
the merits of the two protagonists in this drama, I submit a suggestion
to the Republicans that could and should help close the ubiquitous
“undecided voters.”

The mainstream press appears to be complicit in helping the vice
president dissemble, lie and avoid any serious negative consequences for
his abhorrent behavior. It is unrealistic to assume anything
substantive can be done to shame, cajole, harass or compel the
mainstream to objectively do their job. However, despite the refusal of
the mainstream to offend their liberal buddies, there may be a way to
stack the deck in favor of reason.

Thomas Jefferson once noted, “In a republican nation whose citizens
are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of
reasoning becomes of first importance.”

OK, it is true both candidates are establishment types. It is true
that neither appears willing to staunchly defend and protect the
Constitution. However, any administration is the sum total of its
parts. Clinton-Gore in reality has been
Clinton-Gore-Cohen-Albright-Reno-Talbot-Begala-
Pena-Richardson-O’Leary-et
al. The “most ethical administration in history” has in fact proven to
be the most corrupt, scandal-ridden administration in modern times.

Therefore, I suggest that prior to the election, Gov. Bush
announce his full cabinet and sell to the American people “The Dream
Team.”

Consider the potential impact if Bush-Cheney were to announce the
following cabinet before the election: Gen. Colin Powell as
Secretary of State; Gen. Charles Krulak as Secretary of Defense; Larry
Klayman as Attorney General (OK, I’m goofing on that but you get the
idea); Chris Cox; Ron Paul; Bob Barr; John Ashkroft. …

Al Gore has repeatedly demonstrated his disdain for the very document
to which he swore a sacred oath to “preserve and protect against all
enemies, foreign and domestic.” His repeated references to the presumed
fluidity of the framers’ words is sufficient to gag a maggot. His most
recent pandering performance on MTV reminded me immediately of a
previous MTV performance by Bill Clinton in March ’94 where he said,
“When we got organized as a country and we wrote a fairly radical
Constitution with a radical Bill of Rights, giving a radical amount of
individual freedom to Americans. …”

Radical? Hey Bubba, in case you missed it, they had just fought a
war for independence. A war they reluctantly were compelled to
wage as a result of abuse of power under the color of authority and
repeated refusal to respond to a long list of usurpations. You
damnbetcha it was radical. The very concepts of freedom and liberty
were radical. You got a problem with that?

Clinton went on to say, “And so a lot of people say there’s too much
personal freedom.” Bullfeathers! Who are these “lot of people”? Why
are freedom and liberty anathema? He said, “When personal freedom’s
being abused, you have to move to limit it.” Yeah, just like Hitler
did, just like Stalin did. …

And those comments were not the momentary brain bubble as a function
of his MTV audience. He believes. March 11, 1993, on page 2A of
USA Today the president actually was quoted as saying, “We can’t be so
fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans.
…” Hellfireanddamnation, boy! That is exactly what you are
supposed to do — or did you skip over the “all men are created equal”
part?

Bush has a unique opportunity he should exploit. By choosing
honorable men and women of stature, and credibility, he could and would
present a stark contrast to the Janet Reno-Strobe Talbot model. By
selecting and naming men and women who have a record of demonstrating
not only an understanding and appreciation of duty, honor, country, but
a demonstrative resume of having actually walked the walk, I believe
even the myopic, apathetic, uninformed masses could and would rush to
the polls to support an administration that would be the very antithesis
of the Big Brother, “we must control you because we know better” type
administration we have suffered under for eight years and could
eviscerate the very essence of what the framers intended for the
republic.

Robert Heinlein was more than a science fiction writer. He was in
many ways a philosopher. He observed, “The human race divides itself
politically into those who want to be controlled, and those who have no
such desire.” If you want and need to be controlled, if you want Big
Brother to feed off your hard work to redistribute the wealth, if you
flat out don’t care if your leaders lie to you, abuse their office, and
enslave you as chattel for their would-be controller masters, then vote
for Al Gore.

When you look beyond the “bread and circuses” you will see that Ayn
Rand may have been a prophet. In “The Nature of Government,” Rand
wrote, “We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the
stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the
citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest
periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.” We are
just about there right now. The only missing ingredient is an Al Gore
presidency.

Montesquieu wrote in “Spirit of the Laws,” “When once a republic is
corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils
but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every
other correction is either useless or a new evil.” It is more than just
curious that Thomas Jefferson copied that quote into his “Commonplace
Book.”

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