Individuals enlisting in the U.S. Armed Forces must swear an oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” But what happens when the only crime perpetrated by the “enemy” is supporting and defending the Constitution?
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Bill Wilson is the president of Americans for Limited Government, a non-profit dedicated to smaller government.
“One likes to believe in the freedom of music,” Rush’s Geddy Lee crooned in the 1980 hit “The Spirit of Radio,” “but glittering prizes and endless compromises shatter the illusion of integrity.”
Everyone remembers the iconic scene in “Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Confronted by a huge, angry man with a sword the size of a hockey stick, Harrison Ford calmly pulls a pistol from his pocket and fires his weapon, removing the impediment to his progress. This scene keeps flashing across my mind as I watch the slow-motion train wreck that is the 2012 presidential campaign.
Every American should be afraid when their government tells them to keep their mouths shut. This is especially true when the subject relates to a matter of national public policy.