Date registered: Sep 2004
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RE: Why all the lying about Social Security?
Botnst - 2/10/2005 10:20 PM
No doubt about it. Kirk and Kirk-Lite know the truth. Being the bearer of truth is an awesome burden, from which you do not shrink.
Unfortunately, I don't know the truth. All I know is what I understand of the facts that I have evaluated. From those data I assume there is some sort of truth out there, a vague shape seen through a glass, darkly. By asking questions I think eventually I may encircle truth, or at least gain a variety of perspectives on it. If only I knew the truth, I would no longer have to ask, I'd just know.
Your mysterious truth that is eluding you is apparent to many of us. You simply want a system that is in your own interest rather than one that is in the interest of the general welfare of the people. Your encircled truth is easily uncircled: gimmee mine annd screw the old, the crippled, the blind and the orphan. Spare me the ethereal search for truth, and do us all a favor, not just you, but your Fuhrer as well - stop blowing smoke up our collective asses and start becoming honest enough to admit that this is really only about simple greed.
Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.
-President Barack Obama, 1st Inaugural address