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Ayn Rand, Freedom and “The Virtue of Selfishness”

We are in an era of constant crisis.  Why?  Because our corrupt government is now making decisions about our lives that formerly we individuals made for ourselves.  Ayn Rand’s “The Virtue of Selfishness” makes this point clearly: when individuals make decisions that reflect what’s best for themselves and their families you have a successful, prosperous society.  But when government decides what type of car you drive, what type of fuel you use, what temperature settings you keep your home thermostat set at, and where you get your health insurance coverage, you no longer have decisions being made by individuals, and society deteriorates.  We’re now at that point.

Government has now taken over so much of our lives and our money that jobs are dwindling, individual freedom to choose is gone, and prosperity is slipping away.  The current legislative terrorism and corruption in the Obama administration are the greatest threats our nation has ever faced, and it’s frightening to note that the threat is internal and coming from our own elected officials, not from an external enemy.

If we don’t stop the spending; if we don’t repeal ObamaCare in its entirety; if we don’t fully support Israel in its war with terrorists; if we don’t re-establish legislative practices and procedures based on respect for rules and principles; if we don’t reject cap and trade; if we don’t defund Obama’s czars; if we don’t get out of the U.N.; if we don’t wake up and call environmentalism the fraud and threat to our way of life that it’s been proven to be; and if we don’t regain control over our borders, we will fail as a nation and our children and grandchildren will never know the prosperity and freedom we have grown up with.  We can, we must, do these things for the sake of our children.

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About Dave King

Retired AT&T supervisor and Verisign manager, 72 years old, living in the Kansas City area.

One comment

  1. If the goddess Columbia was ever incarnate her Name was Ayn Rand!

    Well said, Dave. Now we must act. Self Evident Truth…