Here’s one of those stories that ranks high on the “duh!” factor, at least in my opinion. Those of us …
came across one such artist recently who, in my own opinion, seems to have captured the sense of the rising anger in America: a righteous indignation over the principles and morals of a depraved Liberal society that believes people who work hard for what they have ought to be stripped of what they’ve earned so those who’ve sat on the proverbial couch and ate from the Liberal tray of chips can have more chips because somehow it’s not right to require they work for a living so they can buy their own food, health care, houses and what have you.
For a more expansive posting of businesses leaving California, check out Joseph Vranich’s The Business Relocation Coach blog. It reads like a Forbes list and ought to serve as a criminal indictment of California’s inept Legislature.
Then again in today’s global economy you might not even buy the food produced locally. Check the labels of the fruit and vegetables (if you can find a label) on the fresh produce you buy at the grocery store. Avocados and melons from Mexico might sit a bin or two down from the fruit grown in Chile. What kind of phytosanitary rules governed the production of those fruits and vegetables before being imported into the United States?
The very idea that Congress is being asked to raise taxes on a segment of the American economy in a time where the economic foundation of America continues to crumble is at best egregious. Who in their right mind, when they see someone down and struggling to get up kicks them or shoves their head toward the ground instead of offering a helping hand? Yet daily we read of and hear more examples of Congress doing just that to regular Americans who are struggling to make ends meet.
While I’ve not really followed the whole Glenn Beck fiasco — apparently some advertisers have pulled their ads from his …
Our national sovereignty rests on our ability to feed and clothe ourselves with what we produce and export another large part of this production. A cursory look at America’s failed energy policy illustrates this point. How many more imported barrels of oil will it take before we completely forfeit our sovereignty? If we cede our food production to other nations, we will lose more than a safe and ample food supply.