Here are two quotes by two men at opposite ends of the world. Make of it what you will.
Of course the people don't want war... That is understood. But... it's always a simple matter to drag the people along whether it's a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country. — Hermann Goering at the Nuremberg trials, 1946 from Nuremberg Diary, by G. M. Gilbert.
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. — C.S. Lewis
Oh, well - yeah, there is one other quote:
If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier. Just so long as I'm the dictator. - George W. Bush, President of the United States
Lest I short-change the tyrants, here's what is knocking America out of the box...
So many tyrannies in a Godless world.
UPDATE: My dsl service went down in a storm last night - didn't get a chance to finish this post. Dsl reliability has proved to be disappointing out here. Probably the lines are old. The phone man has been working hard to find the bridges and routers causing the trouble. Anyway,
What prompted me to post the above was a story in Nealz Nuze (Sept 5):
SWISS ARMY KNIFE IN THE CAR = A FELONY?
More from Cobb County, Georgia. It seems that a Cobb County student, Will Chandler, was found with a Swiss Army knife in the center console of his car. I can tell you that I have a Swiss Army knife in the console of my car right now. The difference is, this kid is actually going to be charged with a felony! That's right, folks ... a felony! Bad kid? Nope .. he has no record of disciplinary problems at his school.
Do you have any idea what a felony conviction does to your life? This will dog him forever. Most employers run criminal background checks now ... how many are willing to hire someone with a felony record? How about getting into college? How many colleges readily accept an applicant with a felony record?
The Cobb County schools say they are sticking with their decision to bring felony charges. That's because they're government schools, run by government hacks who couldn't make it in the private sector.
Amazing. Just amazing. Cobb County school have a record of this nonsense. Several years ago they kicked little Ashley Smith out of school because she came to school with a little Tweetie Bird on a key chain. I guess it can be said that people who send their children to these Cobb County government schools pretty much get what they deserve.
Links? Yes, as a matter of fact, I do have some more. How about the email addresses for the Cobb County School Board? Then there's this page with email addresses for the Superintendent of Cobb County Schools and his staff. Now I'm not telling you to email these people ... I'm just providing these emails as a public service. Yeah ... that's it. A public service.
I would only add that in a larger sense, sure we all get what we deserve. But the Cobb County, Georgia parents sending their kids to public schools may not have the luxury of finding alternate educational opportunities. Looking over the Cobb County website, it is obvious that all the power rests in the hands of the globalists. Everything so neat and tidy-sounding - so global in its orientation. Looking into the federally funded schools systems, it doesn't take you long to see the overwhelming pattern of socialist-dominated thinking behind the international goals.
There is no way this train is going to be stopped. But how do the parents get their children off the train? Besides, with all the funding, and all the governmental administration behind the huge socialist personality factories, called the public school system, parents are seduced or intimidated into thinking it is the best opportunity for their children to get ahead in this world.
As for the pending felony charges against the student, Will Chandler, there a link to email addresses on Neal Bortz's website. I wrote to the superintendent of Cobb County public schools, Fred Sanderson, asking him to reconsider the road they are about to make this student walk down. Anyone can email Mr. Sanderson at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org Felony charges for a very popular Swiss knife in the console of his car yet. The noose tightens. How much longer are we going to stand for it?