Strategic Delusion: The Slow Path to Destroying Your Freedom

Craig Huey Current Events, Economics, Government, Congress, and Politics, Taxation 2 Comments

Strategic.

Deceptive.

Destructive.

That’s the delusional and poisonous path unfolding before your very eyes.

That delusion is falsehood. It’s contrary to truth.

It consists of myths, lies and distortion of reality to achieve a political goal.

The pro-socialist, anti-Christian politicians and bureaucrats are strategic … and deceptive.

They recognize that incremental increases in governmental control over your life are an opportunity because it is unlikely that the rules, regulations, taxes and control will ever vanish.

The reason for the regulation or tax may be over – such as the pandemic – but the government control of expansion does not stop.

Those opposed to freedom, capitalism and religious liberty understand this.

For example, Michael Moore, the pro-socialist filmmaker and president of moveon.org brags that when people first heard about Obamacare, they were opposed to it.

But once it was signed into law, people accepted it, opposition disappeared and expansion was possible. People weren’t able to see how Obamacare actually worked. The negative and destructive aspects weren’t visible.

They weren’t able to see how it consolidated power and put doctors out of business.

They weren’t able to see the lowering of the quality of medical care.

They couldn’t see how new medical innovations and new medical practices would be stifled.

They couldn’t see how people would lose their own private insurance.

They couldn’t see the massive taxes taken from some – with their negative consequences – and given to others in a socialist redistribution scheme.

And they couldn’t see how they had lost their freedom of choice.

But it happened.

Moore says the same thing will happen with the Green New Deal, government bailouts, income redistribution, gun control and other policies. Once the pro-socialist ideologues are able to pass a new program or a new tax scheme, people will accept it. It will not be repealed. It will transform society forever.

This is very strategic … and it’s very true.

I’ll give you another example…

If the Democrat socialists increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour, people won’t notice. But:

  • The price of everything you buy will increase.
  • Employees of the hardest hit marginal businesses – usually small companies – will be laid off.
  • Potential new hires won’t be hired.
  • Hourly workers will have their hours reduced from full time to part time.
  • There will be fewer employees and more contract workers.
  • Small businesses will close.
  • Entrepreneurship will suffer because innovators won’t be able to start new companies because they can’t afford the high minimum wage.

But none of these consequences of raising the minimum wage would be blamed on the minimum wage.

And it would never be repealed.

It’s strategic.

It’s deceptive.

It’s like the frog in the pan illustration. Toss a frog in boiling water and it will jump out.

But if a frog is put in a pan of water and the water temperature is increased slowly enough, the frog will boil to death because it didn’t notice how hot the water was getting.

The lockdowns, for example, conditioned people to accept no church – no home Bible studies, no worship, no group fellowship, no church ministries.

It’s destructive of religious freedom. It’s unconstitutional and contrary to the gospel outreach commanded in Scripture.

But it’s accepted because the pro-socialist Democrats, the politicians, the media and the so-called public health “experts” say this is the only way to reduce the number of new COVID “cases.”

That’s an untruth. But the control continues.

The regulations, tax increases and control over business owners…won’t end.

The bureaucrats don’t give up power, unless they have to.

There is no science and no data that proves lockdowns and church and business closures result in fewer people catching the virus.

Lockdowns don’t work.

Cities and states without lockdowns have the same or fewer cases then ones who do.

Florida and Tennessee cases are fewer than in lockdown states like California and New York.

It’s time to expose the deception. It’s time to stand for truth. It’s time to demand that we be told the truth by asking the questions no one is asking.

It’s time for Strategic Truth.

What do you think? Write me at [email protected].

Comments 2

  1. When the medicine for the virus becomes available, several actions are necessary to reduce the growing power of government. First, unless advised by a qualified person to not take the medication, make the necessary arrangements and then take the medication.

    Next, begin to vote against those who had the power to close your and other businesses. Exercising our right to vote is the way, granted by the Constitution, to hold officials in government accountable.

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