William F. Buckley famously described the conservative as “someone who stands athwart history, yelling “Stop,” at a time when no one is inclined to do so, or to have much patience with those who so urge it.”
This election may very well be our last chance to yell, “STOP!”
For nearly a century, Liberalism has continued its forward march to Fundamentally Transform this Republic — to undermine our Constitution, our culture, our heritage, our history and our central belief in Liberty.
When Barack Obama became President, this slow march to statism was kicked into high gear. And as our government expands its reach into every facet of our lives, the Republican Party has not, as Buckley described, stood athwart history yelling “Stop!” They pretty much politely apologized for standing in the way, then quietly skulked to the sidelines and let this stampede of Leftism continue.
Twenty years ago, the American people — both Republican and Democrat alike — would have laughed the decrepit, Soviet-loving Bernie Sanders off the stage. But today, thanks to a steady diet of Leftist indoctrination in our public schools and universities, Sanders is the darling of the supposed “millennials.”
If ever there was a time for us to stand up against this conquering of our nation, it is now.
This is the reason I support Ted Cruz. Cruz has, for his entire career, stood up against the Left. He fought the World Court and United Nations and prevented them from interfering with our sovereignty and our laws. He fought the Left’s attempt to remove the individual’s Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. He believes in limited, constitutional government.
He isn’t looking to be a better manager of this over-bloated leviathan of a Federal Government, but rather, seeks to rein it in, to cut it down to size. The Left has used the unelected bureaucracy to lord over us, and Cruz seeks to dismantle it — not by tinkering around the edges, but by taking a knife to this rancid, growing tumor and removing it. He seeks to reduce the size of this bureaucracy by ending the Department of Education, the Department of Energy, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and through the implementation of a flat tax, abolish this massive, intrusive, “law unto itself,” known as the Internal Revenue Service.
Cruz’s plan would reduce the size and scope of government, roll back intrusive regulations, eliminate agencies, bureaus, commissions and programs from the “Global Methane Initiative” and the “UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change” to sugar and ethanol subsidies that drain from the people our own hard-earned money.
Like Reagan, Cruz would take a hacksaw to the ever-expanding Executive Branch bureaucracy that is bleeding us dry.
Somebody has to stand up and fight back. It has been what We the People have been demanding since Obama came into office. It is exactly the thing we expected from those we elected in 2010, 2012, and 2014.
I know what you’re thinking, “Yeah. He says he’s going to do those things, but why should we believe him?”
Here’s all I can tell you. Ted Cruz has been one of the few Republicans we sent to Washington in the last few years who has actually done what he said he would. He has, as Buckley said, stood athwart history and yelled, “Stop!”
Is he perfect?
None of these candidates are.
But while the other Republican candidates run on the promise to be the best manager of this big, fat, intrusive, bloodsucking Government, Ted Cruz is running to put a stop to this big, fat, intrusive, bloodsucking Government.
This is what Conservatives do. It is about putting the power back into the hands of the people by systematically dismantling the very entity that is standing in the way of our Lives, Liberty, and Pursuit of Happiness.
The next President will come into office with a twenty trillion dollar national debt, collapsing entitlement programs, a total unfunded liability of over one hundred trillion dollars. We don’t need a President who promises to rearrange the deck chairs on this Titanic Ship of State. We don’t need a President who simply promises to put really smart people in charge of managing this collapsing Ship of State.
We need a President who turns this Ship of State around before we are sunk under the crushing weight of this bloated Federal government and this massive debt.
Cruz seeks to begin the dismantling necessary to turn this ship around.
These were the things that Ronald Reagan sought to do. Was he able to do them all? Of course not. But the difference between Reagan and, say, George W. Bush couldn’t be more clear. Reagan stood athwart history and yelled, “STOP!” He deregulated industries. He returned our money back to us by reining in the size of government. Bush, on the other hand, expanded government, increased spending, added agencies and departments, and compounded the debt.
As Reagan said, Government isn’t the solution to our problems; Government is the problem. The solution is Liberty.
And the only way we get there is through conservatism: limited government, a dismantling of these parasitical unelected bureaucracies, and a return to the Constitution.
Will it be easy?
Of course not. The Democrats will fight us as they always do. The limp-wristed, weak-kneed Republicans will be fearful of rocking the boat or betraying their cronies in Washington and all the leeches who feed at the Big Government trough.
That is why we need someone who isn’t afraid to take the lead, to fight back, to stand up for Liberty, to defend the Constitution, to stand athwart history yelling, “STOP!”
And of these six men remaining in this race, I believe the man most likely to actually stand his ground and fight to stop this growing, tyrannical, debt-laden government is Ted Cruz.
Take a look at Cruz’s plan to restore Liberty by shrinking the size and power of the Federal Government by clicking HERE.
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