Here’s how to get people to surrender freedom

power“President Calvin Coolidge warned in a speech given May 15, 1926, at the College of William and Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia: “But there is another … recent development … the greatly disproportionate influence of organized minorities. Artificial propaganda, paid agitators, selfish interests, all impinge upon members of legislative bodies to force them to represent special elements rather than the great body of their constituency. When they are successful, minority rule is established. … The result is an extravagance on the part of the government which is ruinous to the people and a multiplicity of regulations and restrictions for the conduct of all kinds of necessary business, which becomes little less than oppressive. …” –Source

Sound like today? In fact, it sounds like the last few decades if you ask me. Just looking over the past few presidential elections wherein the popular vote blew the doors off the official votes via delegates proves the minority now rules the day. And why do it that way? Ok, dumb question, but for those unaware it’s simple.  Continue reading…

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