Since the dawn of time, mankind has been instilled with the God-given spirit of free will. He was given the freedom to choose to either follow God or Satan. Following God came with a price of being faithful and following His commandments, whereas the price for following Satan was deceit, death, and destruction.
All through the ages, man has developed that yearning desire for freedom, such as the Pilgrims did. They paid a dear price by traveling months across the ocean in hopes of finding the new land in order to have the ability to exercise religious freedom. The greatest examples of the manifestation of God-given freedom can be found in the Federalist papers, the US Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights. Our Founders, being God-fearing people, chose to pledge the lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor in order to be truly free–and to guarantee that freedom for many generations to come.
In the early 20th century, the world was faced with the onslaught of Fascism and Communism. These ideologies were an attempt to deceive, enslave, and destroy the masses. Those of our ancestors who had enjoyed natural, God-given freedom responded to the call to arms in defense of the rest of the world and made the ultimate sacrifice, laying down their lives in order to give oppressed people a taste of true freedom for the first time. This is why they are known as the greatest generation.
Since the time of the great wars, there are still people who embrace the tenants of Fascism and Communism and have been hard at work in the highest levels of government. America has been infiltrated. The infiltrators have changed the rules of engagement to a point that war is no longer winnable. They target their political opponents using the IRS. They spy on every aspect of the average American’s life using the NSA. They illegally run arms into foreign nations and to terrorist groups, while leaving Americans to die either in a foreign land or in a VA hospital. Now, they have recently released five top terrorist commanders back into the battlefield, while leaving a decorated Marine to rot in a Mexican jail for a simple misunderstanding. His cries for help to the American government have fallen on deaf ears.
While the size of government grows, our freedoms are eroded. Take the standoff at the Bundy ranch, for instance. The government went in and set up “free speech zones”. The last that I knew, the entire United States of America was a free speech zone. Currently, there are groups seeking to have every reference to God removed from all municipal buildings, including schools and state houses under the guise of “separation of church and state”. I have been unable to find this phrase in my copy of the US Constitution. Is it in yours?
Our nation’s schoolteachers are having the freedom to teach individual classes and children based upon their abilities taken away from them under the new government-imposed education standards known as Common Core. The government is seeking to turn our children into faceless zombies, a product of the Liberal/Communist indoctrination centers that our public schools have become.
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