Tuesday, April 27, 2010

"Totalitarian Creep"

Former American President, Ronald Reagan, once remarked that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are: “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Reagan understood an important principle: as soon a government becomes benevolent, the totalitarian temptation is sure to be lurking near.

Obama, on the other hand, appears to have taken Reagan’s terrifying phrase as a template rather than a warning...

In this detailed and provocative article, British writer Robin Phillips reviews how ObamaCare dramatically increases the momentum of "totalitarian creep" in America. Good (even if scary) reading.