It’s a super-simple pop quiz. Did you pass?
More importantly… did your liberal buddy pass too?
This is the question that rears its head every time some jackwagon gets it into his twisted brain to cut a swath of chaos in an unsuspecting group of civilians.
The question of ‘why’?
The question of ‘what can be done’?
But we’ve got a quick two-question quiz to put that in its proper context.
3… 2… 1…
What you will DO with that question will depend on the lens you view the world through.
Are individual people responsible for their own decisions — both good and evil?
Can the government get big enough to prevent us from making unspeakable decisions?
We’re dealing with the idea of great evil.
How can you possibly restrain great evil?
Ban a gun, he’ll use ammonium nitrate. Ban that, he’ll use a U-haul down a crowded street. Ban that, he’ll burn down a crowded building, or attack strangers with a machete, or… or… or…
Maybe it’s time we look at the human heart.
“If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?”
― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
An American from our early history once gave a solution to this problem — IF we are willing to hear it.
Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled, either by a power within them, or by a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible, or by the bayonet. — Robert Charles Winthrop
The options in front of us are willingly yielding our hearts and minds to a moral authority that compels us to be decent and law abiding — such as the Bible.
Or create a government so powerful that it can compel us to do ‘the right thing’ whether we want to or not…
…the danger of THAT option, of course… is that it leaves unanswered the question of who will compel THE GOVERNMENT to ‘do the right thing’.
Let’s take a quick moment to talk about some unsung heroes:
Does your grandpa go off on paltry politicians, whether they be Democrats or Republicans? Does he get misty eyed when he talks about God and Country and America’s future? And have you ever heard him scream, ‘Awww … Hell no!’ when Rosie O’Donnell starts yapping on television? If you answered yes to one, or all of the above, then your gramps will love Doug Giles’ latest book, My Grandpa’s A Patriotic Badass.
Don’t be fooled by the title — this ain’t just for Grandpa.
The Snowflake Generation — and the rest of America — needs a good ol’ dose of ‘Grandpa wisdom’.
Especially if that Grandpa is Doug Giles.
You’ll love My Grandpa’s A Patriotic Badass just as much as Grandpa will.