October 25, 2006
The Sky Is Not Falling
Chicken Littles in the Democratic Party, liberal media outlets and
liberal political action groups are attempting to convince voters that
the sky is falling on America’s economy, our national security and
Republican candidates at the national and state levels. Indeed, many
Republican candidates have encouraged the liberals’ river of rhetoric by
failing to lead on replacing the income tax code, restructuring Social
Security, cutting federal spending and securing our borders. But the
lack of Republican leadership has emboldened liberals to spin what in
reality are a few acorns into a natural disaster. The real disaster will
occur if we allow them to succeed.
Liberals’ latest attempt at the politics of destruction, distraction and
deception is to claim that our national security is threatened because
North Korea’s pipsqueak potentate Kim Jong-Il managed to test a nuclear
device, and that we only encourage future Islamic terrorist attacks by
killing Islamic terrorists. The ankle-biting liberal spin machine even
resurrected their favorite tattered yarn that the economy is failing all
but the wealthiest Americans. As usual, the facts are the first casualty
in the liberals’ war to regain control of Congress.
North Korea tested a nuclear device on October 9, the Bush
administration was quick to condemn the test and moved swiftly to pursue
United Nations sanctions. The diplomatic leadership of President Bush,
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and U.N. Ambassador John Bolton
produced economic and military sanctions that were unanimously approved
by the U.N. Security Council. Kim Jong-Il later apologized, saying he “is
sorry about the nuclear test” and conditionally agreed to participate in
future bilateral or six-party talks regarding nuclear proliferation.
the grownups in the Republican Party understand how to deal with
terrorists, liberals prove time and again they have no clue how to deal
with the constant threat of terrorist attacks. On June 21, Sen. Hillary
Clinton (D-NY) discussed the war on terrorism in a speech on the Senate
floor saying, “There are no easy answers as to how we solve the problems
created by this administration. There are no easy answers as to how we
work to enable the Iraqis to hold their country together and to keep it
from becoming a terrorist refuge and launching pad.”
other words, Sen. Clinton and her party of appeasers have no idea how to
prosecute a war against Islamic terrorists or properly respond to madmen
seeking nuclear weapons. There are, in fact, easy answers to fighting
terrorists. You start by killing all the terrorists. You don’t arrest
them, prosecute them and pay for their lifetime imprisonment in American
jails. You kill them. That’s the only language the terrorists
campaign season would be complete without liberal attacks on positive
news about the U.S. economy. Democratic National Committee Chairman
Howard Dean said in an October 16 interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer,
“The reason the economy doesn’t work for the president is only his
friends have benefited from the increased earnings, the corporate
earnings, and so forth.” To the liberals, when facts get in the way of
rhetoric, they ignore the facts.
bad is the economy? The national unemployment rate is 4.6 percent, the
lowest since 2001. Gross Domestic Product has grown for 19 consecutive
quarters. The economy has created 1.7 million new jobs in the past year
and 6.6 million new jobs since August 2003. The federal budget deficit
continues to drop due to record corporate tax receipts. The Dow Jones
Industrial Average recently passed 12,000 for the first time in history.
America’s purchasing power is increasing due to President Bush’s 2003
tax cuts and plummeting retail gas prices. Nearly every major economic
metric grew in 2006. The liberal rhetoric about the economy doesn’t even
approach the realm of “reasonable people can disagree.” It is a flat-out
fun to say that the Democrats offer us no solutions on any of the major
domestic or foreign policy issues. The fact is, they have plenty of
solutions, and their solutions are exactly what you should expect from
liberals – more government control over your wallet and your life, a
less secure America that does not want to offend Islamic terrorists and
a permanent erosion of our individual freedoms and liberties.
Democratic control of Congress is not a viable, safe alternative to
sluggish leadership and a few bad apples in the Republican Party. This
election is about the future of our nation, and a fight we must soon
have within the Republican Party.
sky is not falling, but it will rain a tsunami of bad economic and
foreign policy if we give Democrats control of Congress.
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