In this election cycle, the liberal progressive socialist
left is going to the ideological bank to tout the important issue of
income inequality. We will hear the incessant calls for a $15 minimum
wage, which one has to ask, why not $25? What is so magic about the $15
This reflects just another easy issue talking point that can be
repeated by the masses but never articulated or defended well in a
However, it does beg the question: In these times
of the current conflagration against the global Islamic jihad and other
defined nation-state adversaries, who is it that we value?
believe that there are two very important groups of people necessary for
the existence of a society. The first are those who teach, and notice I
said teach, not indoctrinate. There is a very distinct difference. The
second group are the ones who defend -- the guardians who stand upon
freedom’s rampart. And, when one considers the level of compensation for
these two groups, well, it appears they are not exactly the ones who
I should know, having been both.
me greatly is the fact that here in America, we have our best -- those
guardians -- having to sustain their quality of life on government food
subsistence programs. Now, perhaps there are those of you who truly do
not care about this issue -- hence the titled question of this missive.
How is it that we have devolved to a point in our beloved America, where
the SEIU purple-shirted protesting union members, supported by leftist
organizations and funding, get more attention than the
camouflage-wearing defenders of the republic?
it is because the defenders are too busy doing just that. Well, I would
like to take the time and lend my voice to their plight.