Michael J. Fell
Recently, on the floor of Congress, Alan Grayson, representative from Florida, in an attempt to draw attention to himself, falsely described the Republicans healthcare strategy as: they want Americans to “die quickly” if they get sick. You’d like to think that with the brew-ha-ha that erupted after Joe Wilson’s truthful “You lie!” remark and the resulting reprimand, the Democrats might attempt to practice what they police…I mean preach.
Instead, Grayson’s supposed “apology” read like this: “I apologize to the dead and their families that we haven’t voted sooner to end this holocaust in America (referring to the supposed healthcare crisis).”
Grayson compared a small percentage of Americans not having healthcare insurance to the systematic, ruthless extermination of tens of millions of people, which is ludicrous. He compared people not having insurance to innocents being roasted in ovens, gassed, tortured, starved to death and/or turned into lampshades. Yet he has the backing of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who brushes this idiocy aside like a minor indiscretion. The same Speaker who led the kangaroo court witch hunt against Wilson for “lack of protocol or civility”.
This is a clear, indisputable demonstration of the double standard that now exists in America, where “progressives” are allowed to say whatever they want without repercussion, while Conservatives are raked over the coals, called names, trivialized, marginalized and ridiculed for having “the nerve” to disagree with the radical left. Tea Party participants have been described by progressive politicians, Hollywood elitists and television pundits as un-American, violent, hate filled racists.
There’s only one solution to this harsh reality. Conservatives must continue to speak the truth without fear. Be prepared for the ferocious and violent onslaught that awaits you. Know that their attacks are without merit, designed solely and specifically to intimidate you into silence. Your right to free speech, like your rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is God given. Let no human take them from you. Hold fast to the truth spoken by Abraham Lincoln during that most troubling of American times: “The probability that we may fall in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just; it shall not deter me.”
Be strong. Be positive. Make our founding fathers proud.
Remember: Evil is powerless when the good are unafraid.