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Stand For Something Or Fall For Anything

May 17 2012

Many of you still have primaries coming up this year and almost all of you have at least one more election cycle in your lifetime.

Do you just want to win at all costs no matter what it takes? Is it more important to you that that your “Team” wins rather than voting to put the right kind of person in office? Or are you willing to stand for something and hold your ground? It really does come down to these very simple questions.

Our country is in danger of being lost forever. Why? Because of this path we have been set on by both parties that have been infested with a disease known as Progressivism. Every day we ask our men and women in uniform to brave roadside bombs, missiles, gunfire, grenades and who knows what else so we can have our freedoms here in America and that we can continue to make a choice. Can’t you stand up for what’s right when your life is not even in danger, YET? Have the establishment ring leaders made you cower that far? If you don’t stand up right now and insist on values from our leaders, win or lose then I can promise you that you will lose in the end and the only way Americans will get their freedoms back will be at the point of a gun in a revolution fought by your children and grandchildren to take back what you squandered in the first place.

Can you look your children or anyone else in the eye, and with a straight face and tell them that principles and values matter to you or are you still in “GO TEAM” mode? This "Us vs Them" mentality is what got us here in the first place. We have been led to believe “Party” is all that mattered. If we just get the right “TEAM” into office all will be well. “We have to elect the guy/gal that can win.” This foolishness has been going on for so long now that entire generations actually think this is the way politics is supposed to work.

I read this story once and I have no idea if this study was actually done, but the logic is sound and it helps to make my point here. For all you folks who like to throw down at the drop of a hat, we are talking about actual monkeys here until the last sentence where it is used as a metaphor. I can't believe we have come to a point I have to qualify this. Ridiculous!

Start with a cage containing five monkeys. Inside the cage, hang a banana on a string and place a set of stairs under it. Before long, a monkey will go to the stairs and start to climb towards the banana. As soon as he touches the stairs, spray all the other monkeys with cold water.

After a while another monkey makes the attempt with same result, all the other monkeys are sprayed with cold water. Pretty soon when another monkey tries to climb the stairs, the other monkeys will try to prevent it.

Now, put the cold water away. Remove one monkey from the cage and replace it with a new one. The new monkey sees the banana and wants to climb the stairs. To his shock, all of the other monkeys attack him. After another attempt and attack he knows that if he tries to climb the stairs he will be assaulted.

Next, remove another of the original five monkeys and replace it with a new one. The newcomer goes to the stairs and is attacked. The previous newcomer takes part in the punishment with enthusiasm.

Likewise, replace a third original monkey with a new one, then a fourth, then the fifth. Every time the newest monkey takes to the stairs he is attacked. Most of the monkeys that are beating him up have no idea why they were not permitted to climb the stairs or why they are participating in the beating of the newest monkey.

After replacing all of the original monkeys, none of the remaining monkeys have ever been sprayed with cold water. Nevertheless, no monkey ever again approaches the stairs to try for the banana. Why not? Because as far as they know, that is the way it has always been done around here . And that, my fellow monkeys, is how Congress operates...We need to REPLACE all the original monkeys this November.

Well, I’m here to tell you this is not supposed to be the way it works! If we don’t shatter this “MY TEAM” mentality that only serves the interest of those pulling the strings we are not going to survive as a nation much longer. This is nothing more than the tried and true method of divide and conquer the ruling class has used throughout history. It works. It’s the easiest way to appropriate most of the wealth and power for themselves, while we’re all fighting over nonsense like “Who can win” and “Name recognition”. They see us as the unwashed masses, willing to buy whatever “soap” they are selling from “Our Sponsor.” The sad part is, too many of the folks are buying it.

I don’t care what party a person belongs to. I only care if they are interested in honoring their oath to defend and protect this country and the Constitution, if they can speak candidly and honestly, if they are willing to eliminate corruption on all levels and enforce the rule of law. What we have now is a bunch of liars, cheats and political opportunists that see serving in public office is a sure way to wealth and power. Right now, the people that are supposed to be representing 'US' are selling us out at every turn. They are supposed to be ‘public servants’ not “Lords & Masters” that can simply write laws that suit their needs and Constitution be damned!

If you continue to listen to the powers that be in the establishment you are going to get more of the same crap forced down your throat with a fire hose. How can you continue to compromise your values and principles just to “Win The Game” and then demand that our leaders have principles themselves and not be corrupt? Every time you vote a compromise in values or core beliefs you both cheapen those values and signal to our elected officials that its OK to do so as long as "we win."

Our allegiance should be to each other and this country, not political parties. Allegiance to political parties leads to what we have now. Voting for and supporting people unworthy of your vote or support simply because you don’t want your party to lose is absolutely insane. If we do not snap out of this everything our forefathers fought for will be lost. Our nation is in great peril and if we do not change the direction that we have been on for more than 60 years you may as well liquidate your assets now and move to Costa Rica.

It is time to start being much more concerned about what’s best for this country, what’s best for all of us, our children, grandchildren and for generations yet unborn. The first step should be to take a big step back and look at what we are doing and how we are being played for fools.

There is no way my conscience will allow me to vote for whomever the "Party" puts forward. I am smarter than that now. I am paying attention now. I will not compromise my values any longer just to "Win the Super Bowl." Win or lose I am voting my values and my core convictions. Values matter more than winning to me. Anything else is just jello.

I encourage you all to read/view the link below:

The Great One Ronald Reagan Speaks on Change. The video Here or read the transcript Here

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